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Merced College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at:


October 15, 2015 

Merced College's response for Additional Information to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Dear College Community:

Through the great efforts of the Merced College response team that was gathered and many others involved to address ACCJC's concerns, the requested response has been submitted to the Commission.  The letter may be reviewed at the following link.

Merced College Response Letter for Additional Information, October 13, 2015


August 14, 2015

The Commission recently informed the College that following the 2015 Annual Report Responses they are requesting Additional Information and Notice of Enhanced Monitoring - Possible Special Report.

Commission Letter, Request for Additional Information

July 3, 2014 

At its meeting in June 2014, the Commission acted to affirm the College's accredited status after reviewing the most recent Midterm Report, submitted in March 2014. 


Commission Action Letter, July 3, 2014

Merced College Midterm Report, March 15, 2014

On July 3, 2013 the College was informed the Commission took action to remove our warning status and reaffirm accreditation. See the links below for more information.

Official letter from the Commission July 2013 

Report from the visiting team May 2013

Follow-Up Report, Final Draft, posted February 6, 2013

MCCD Follow-Up Report, March 2013 

Merced College SLO Report October 12, 2012

Status Report on SLO Implementation, October 12, 2012

Merced College ACCJC Action Letter July 2, 2012

Merced College, ACCJC Action Letter, July 2, 2012

Follow-up Team Report May 17, 2012

Follow-Up Team Report, May 17, 2012

Response_docs/Merced College Follow Up Visit Team Report_May 17 2012 (2).pdf

Integrated Planning, Program Review and Governance Handbook  

MC Handbook, September 10, 2014

Follow-Up Report, Final Draft, March 13, 2012

 Accreditation Evaluation Report - Posted July 6, 2011

Merced College ACCJC Action Letter - June 30, 2011

Self Study Final Posted:  December 21, 2010

Self Study - Adopted by the Board of Trustees December, 2004.

Accreditation Team Visit - March 2005

For information on this page please contact Toni McCall

Updated on 10/28/2015