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Timeline and process

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Stanford's upcoming site visit is scheduled for early 2023. Preparation for the current re-accreditation process began in 2013.

July 2013
WSCUC re-affirms Stanford’s accreditation for 10 years.

Sept 2013
Steering committee begins work on next accreditation.

February 2020
Approved to pursue Thematic Pathway for Reaffirmation (TPR).

July 2020
Steering committee expanded.
Potential themes for TPR identified.

September - April 2021
Theme consultations with standing committees, campus partners, and faculty groups.

May 2021
TPR self-study topics submitted and approved by WSCUC.

Summer 2021
Initial document gathering and analysis.
Themes refined.
Work plans for new investigations and studies completed.

Fall and Winter 2021
Major investigation completed.  

June 2022
Initial drafts of TPR report completed.
Additional data collection and analysis.

Fall 2022
Stanford’s TPR report is due.

February - April 2023
WSCUC site visit and team report (date TBD).

June 2023
WSCUC decision.