MSCHE Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be a global concern, and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has received a number of inquiries about its operations. MSCHE understands that this is a difficult time for institutions and is committed to working with all impacted MSCHE members. Get the latest updates at

MSCHE Fall 2020 Virtual Events

MSCHE is delivering a series of live webinar and training opportunities for fall 2020. The offerings include a mix of free and fee-based sessions that explore best practices from MSCHE staff and membership experts as well as accreditation activities and important policies and procedures. Learn more


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These policies, procedures, and guidelines address the responsibilities of the Commission and its member institutions.
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ACE Asks White House to Rescind Executive Order, MSCHE Joins Effort

On October 8, 2020, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education joined the American Council on Education (ACE) and more than 50 higher education associations in a letter to the White House asking that President Donald J. Trump withdraw the executive order Combating...

Technical Amendment Posted for Accreditation Review Cycle and Monitoring

These newly revised policies and accompanying procedures were effective October 1, 2020. The revised documents can currently be found in the Browse Policies and Procedures section of the MSCHE website. The Accreditation Review Cycle and Monitoring Policy and Procedures underwent a technical amendment to...

MSCHE to Launch Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Project as a Call to Action

An institution of higher education is a community dedicated to students, to the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge, to the study and clarification of values, and to the advancement of the society it serves. As an institutional accreditor, the Middle States Commission on Higher...

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Assessment of Online Methods During COVID (no fee)

This webinar is intended for those who want to learn more about approaches to assessing online administrative and…

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