Statement of Accreditation Status

Adirondack Community College

  • CEO: Dr. Kristine Duffy, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. John Jablonski
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Sean McKitrick, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional » Two-year, small
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): Adirondack Community College (5/1/2018)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1972
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2020
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2027-2028
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2024

Contact Information

640 Bay Road
Queensbury, NY 12804

(518) 743-2200

www.sunyacc.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • February 17, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at 72 Lock Eleven Lane, PO Box 180, Comstock, NY 12821-0180 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require written evidence of approvals from all necessary licensing, regulatory, or other legal entities as necessary. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if instruction does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • June 25, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note that the institution hosted a virtual site visit in lieu of an on-site visit in accordance with United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 17, 2020. To reaffirm accreditation. To note that a verification visit is required by USDE guidelines and will be conducted within a reasonable period of time following the virtual site visit. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • June 17, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at 1 Blue Streak Boulevard, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind approval of this substantive change if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision and/or the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action.
  • June 17, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at 429 Aviation Road, Queensbury, NY 12804 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind approval of this substantive change if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision and/or the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • March 14, 2019
    To note the substantive change site visit occurred at the additional location at 14 Hudson Avenue, Glen Falls, NY 12801 and the information provided in the substantive change request was verified. To acknowledge receipt of documentation of written approvals from the New York State Education Department. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • March 23, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of documentation of approval to operate from the New York State Education Department and to include the additional location at 14 Hudson Avenue, Glen Falls, NY 12801 within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • March 5, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include within the scope of the institution's accreditation the relocation of the additional location from 410 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY 12804 to 14 Hudson Avenue, Glen Falls, NY 12801 and to include provisionally the new location effective upon receipt of state approval and pending a site visit within six months of commencing operations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the new location and the closure of the old location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • November 17, 2016
    To accept the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • November 19, 2015
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report, due October 1, 2016, documenting (1) policies and procedures in place ensuring the timely return of Title IV funds (Standard 6); (2) steps taken to improve student retention (Standard 8); and, (3) further implementation of an organized and sustained process to evaluate and improve student learning and institutional effectiveness, with evidence that assessment results are linked to budgeting and planning and are used to improve teaching and learning (Standards 7 and 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019 - 2020.
  • March 6, 2014
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm the inclusion of the additional location at 410 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY, 12804, within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To note that this action is not retroactive. The Periodic Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • April 29, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to provisionally include the additional location at 410 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY, 12804, within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months. To note that this action is not retroactive. The Periodic Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • November 15, 2012
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm the inclusion of the additional location at 696 Route 9, Wilton, NY, 12831, within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    14 Hudson Avenue
    14 Hudson Avenue
    Glen Falls, NY 12801
    Opened: 09/04/2018
  • Additional Location
    Queensbury Union Free School District High School
    429 Aviation Road
    Queensbury, NY 12804
    Opened: 09/08/2020
  • Additional Location
    Saratoga Springs CSD High School
    1 Blue Streak Boulevard
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
    Opened: 09/09/2020
  • Additional Location
    SUNY Adirondack Saratoga
    696 Route 9
    Wilton, NY 12831
    Opened: 09/05/2012
  • Additional Location
    Washington Correctional Facility
    72 Lock Eleven Lane, PO Box 180
    Comstock, NY 12821-0180
    Opened: 02/22/2022
  • Other Instructional Site
    Argyle High School
    5023 State Route 40
    Argyle, NY 12809
  • Other Instructional Site
    Aspire Academy, Aspire Zone
    Al Henaizibia Street, Al Waab
    Doha, Qatar
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ballston Spa High School
    220 Ballston Ave
    Ballston Spa, NY 12020
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bolton Central School
    26 Horicon Avenue
    Bolton Landing, NY 12814
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cambridge High School
    24 South Park Street
    Cambridge, NY 12816
  • Other Instructional Site
    Colonie Central High School
    1 Raider Blvd
    Albany, NY 12205
  • Other Instructional Site
    Corinth High School
    105 Oak Street
    Corinth, NY 12822
  • Other Instructional Site
    Galway High School
    5317 Sacandaga Road
    Galway, NY 12074
  • Other Instructional Site
    Glens Falls High School
    10 Quade Street
    Glens Falls, NY 12801
  • Other Instructional Site
    Granville High School
    58 Quaker Street
    Granville, NY 12832
  • Other Instructional Site
    Greenwich Central School District
    10 Gray Avenue
    Greenwich, NY 12834
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hadley-Luzerne High School
    273 Lake Avenue
    Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hartford High School
    4704 State Route 149
    Hartford, NY 12838
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hiland Golf Club
    195 Haviland Road
    Queensbury, NY 12804
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hudson Falls High School
    80 E LaBarge Street
    Hudson Falls, NY 12839
  • Other Instructional Site
    Johnsburg Central High School
    165 Main St
    North Creek, NY 12853
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lake George High School
    381 Canada Street
    Lake George, NY 12845
  • Other Instructional Site
    RockSport
    138 Quaker Road
    Queensbury, NY 12804
  • Other Instructional Site
    Schuylerville High School
    14 Spring Street
    Schuylerville, NY 12871
  • Other Instructional Site
    South Glens Falls High School
    42 Merritt Road
    South Glens Falls, NY 12803
  • Other Instructional Site
    Stillwater High School
    334 North Hudson Avenue
    Stillwater, NY 12170
  • Other Instructional Site
    Summit at Gore Mountain
    793 Peaceful Valley Road
    North Creek, NY 12853
  • Other Instructional Site
    Warrensburg High School
    403 Schroon River Road
    Warrensburg, NY 12885
  • Other Instructional Site
    West Mountain Ski Center
    59 West Mountain Road
    Queensbury, NY 12804
  • Other Instructional Site
    Whitehall High School
    87 Buckley Road
    Whitehall, NY 12887
  • Other Instructional Site
    Wild Waters Outdoor Center
    1123 New York 28
    Warrensburg, NY 12885
  • Other Instructional Site
    WSWHE BOCES Center
    15 Henning Road
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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