Assurance Argument Development Timeline


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Creating and writing the Assurance Argument requires many months of work.  The work for the 2018 visit starts two years in advance.

Spring 2016
Steering Committee formed, and workgroup members sought.

Fall 2016
Workgroups identify evidence to document the campus is meeting the Criteria for Accreditation and Core Components. 

Spring 2017
The Steering Committee reviews and discusses evidence assembled by the workgroups to develop a more complete outline for the full Assurance Argument.

Summer 2017
The initial Assurance Argument draft is completed.

Fall 2017
Reviews and edits of the Assurance Argument are completed.

Spring 2018
Final Assurance Argument is submitted to HLC.
April 16 and 17: Higher Learning Commission Evaluation Team on-site visit – schedule TBD