SACS Policies and Procedures

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) is the regional accrediting agency for degree-granting institutions of higher education in eleven southern states including Florida.  The SACSCOC strives to enhance educational quality by ensuring that its member institutions meet selected standards that are recognized by the higher education community as indicators of institutional effectiveness, quality enhancement, continuous improvement, and a focus on student learning.

As a member institution of the SACSCOC, the University is required to establish and observe policies and procedures that ensure compliance with The Principles of Accreditation as established by SACS. FAU’s SACSCOC accreditation is institutional in nature, and is not accreditation of specific degrees or programs. For information about program specific accreditation, please review FAU’s Consumer Information. The SACSCOC accreditation of FAU’s branch campuses is dependent on the accreditation of the parent institution.

FAU's policies and procedures as well as guidelines, transmittal forms, and links to the SACS' extensive on-line resources can be found on this website.

Dr. Ivy

  Dr. Russell Ivy

Associate Provost for Programs and Assessment and SACS Liaison