Statement of Accreditation Status

Hudson Valley Community College

  • CEO: Dr. Roger Ramsammy, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Margaret Geehan
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Robert Bonfiglio, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional » Two-year, large
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1969
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2015
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2022-2023
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2027

Contact Information

80 Vandenburgh Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

(518) 629-4822

www.hvcc.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • June 17, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first Postsecondary Certificate (< 1 year) in Teaching Assistant within the institution’s scope of accreditation. To note that written evidence of necessary approvals has been provided. To note the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • June 17, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the second Postsecondary Certificate (< 1 year) in Dental Assisting within the institution’s scope of accreditation. To note that written evidence of necessary approvals has been provided. To note the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action.
  • March 5, 2020
    To note that the Mid-Point Peer Review has been conducted and no further evidence is required at this time. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • February 27, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the change in mission within the scope of the institution’s accreditation. To note the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • June 22, 2017
    To accept the monitoring report and to note the visit by the Commission's representatives. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • June 25, 2015
    To accept the monitoring report and to note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To remove the warning because the institution is now in compliance with Standard 7 (Institutional Assessment) and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report, due March 1, 2016, documenting further implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of institutional effectiveness with evidence that results are used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 7). A small team visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. The Periodic Review Report is now due June 1, 2019.
  • November 20, 2014
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative. To remind the institution of the warning that its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that the institution is currently in compliance with Standard 7 (Institutional Assessment). To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning. To request a monitoring report, due March 1, 2015, documenting that the institution has achieved and can sustain compliance with Standard 7, including but not limited to the development and implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of institutional effectiveness with evidence that results are used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 7). A small team visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. The due date for the next Periodic Review Report will be set when accreditation is reaffirmed.
  • June 26, 2014
    To warn the institution that its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that the institution is currently in compliance with Standard 7 (Institutional Assessment). To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning. To request a monitoring report, due March 1, 2015, documenting that the institution has achieved and can sustain compliance with Standard 7, including but not limited to the development and implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of institutional effectiveness with evidence that results are used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 7). A small team visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. To direct a prompt Commission liaison guidance visit to discuss the Commission's expectations. The due date for the next Periodic Review Report will be set when accreditation is reaffirmed.
  • November 21, 2013
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at TEC-SMART facility at 345 Hermes Road, Malta, NY 12020 within the scope of the institution’s accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2013-2014.
  • January 2, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the additional location at 345 Hermes Road, Malta, NY 12020 provisionally within the scope of the institution's accreditation 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 additional location. In the event that operations at the additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2013-2014.
  • March 3, 2011
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2013-2014.
  • 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 year)
  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs)
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent
  • Additional Location
    Malta
    345 Hermes Road
    Malta, NY 12020
    Opened: 01/22/2013
  • Other Instructional Site
    Albany Center for Education
    30 North Russell Road
    Troy, NY 12205
  • Other Instructional Site
    Albany High School
    700 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12203
  • Other Instructional Site
    Albany Leadership Charter High School
    19 Hackett Blvd
    Albany, NY 12208
  • Other Instructional Site
    Albany Medical Center
    47 New Scotland Ave
    Albany, NY 12208
  • Other Instructional Site
    Albany Memorial Hospital
    600 Northern Blvd
    Albany, NY 12204
  • Other Instructional Site
    Arts Center of the Capital Region
    265 River Street
    Troy, NY 12180
  • Other Instructional Site
    Averill Park HS
    146 Gettle Rd
    Averill Park, NY 12018
  • Other Instructional Site
    Berlin HS
    17400 Rt. 22
    Cherry Plain, NY 12040
  • Other Instructional Site
    Berne-Knox-Westerlo
    1783 Helderberg Trail
    Berne, NY 12023
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bethelem High School
    700 Delaware Ave
    Delmar, NY 12054
  • Other Instructional Site
    Capital Region BOCES
    900 Watervliet-Shaker Rd
    Albany, NY 12205
  • Other Instructional Site
    Christian Brothers Academy
    12 Airline Dr
    Albany, NY 12205
  • Other Instructional Site
    City of Albany Fire Dept
    26 Broad Street
    Albany, NY 12202
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cohoes High School
    1 Tiger Circle
    Cohoes, NY 12047
  • Other Instructional Site
    Colonie Central HS
    1 Raider Blvd
    Colonie, NY 12205
  • Other Instructional Site
    Columbia HS
    962 Luther Rd
    East Greenbush, NY 12061
  • Other Instructional Site
    Columbia-Greene Memorial Hospital
    71 Prospect Avenue
    Hudson, NY 12534
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ellis Hospital
    1101 Nott St.
    Schenectady, NY 12308
  • Other Instructional Site
    Glens Falls Hospital
    100 Park Street
    Glens Fallls, NY 12801
  • Other Instructional Site
    Guilderland High School
    8 School Rd
    Guilderland, NY 12085
  • Other Instructional Site
    Heatly High School
    171 Hudson Ave
    Green Island, NY 12183
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hoosic Valley HS
    1548 New York 67
    Schaghticoke, NY 12154
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hoosick Falls HS
    21187 New York 22
    Hoosick Falls, NY 12090
  • Other Instructional Site
    La Salle Institute
    174 Williams Road
    Troy, NY 12180
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lansingburgh HS
    320 Seventh Ave
    Troy, NY 12182
  • Other Instructional Site
    LaSalle Institute
    174 Williams Road
    Troy, NY 12180
  • Other Instructional Site
    Maple Hill HS
    1216 Maple Hill Rd
    Castleton, NY 12033
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mechanicville HS
    25 Kniskern Avenue
    Mechanicville, NY 12118
  • Other Instructional Site
    New Lebanon High School
    14665 New York 22
    New Lebanon, NY 12125
  • Other Instructional Site
    New York State Tax and Finance
    Building 9 W A Harriman Campus
    Albany, NY 12227
  • Other Instructional Site
    North Warren Central School
    6110 State Route 8
    Chestertown, NY 12817
  • Other Instructional Site
    Northern Rivers Family Services
    60 Academy Street
    Albany, NY 12208
  • Other Instructional Site
    ONC BOCES
    2020 Jump Brook Road
    Grand Gorge, NY 12434
  • Other Instructional Site
    Questar III
    35 Colleen Road
    Troy, NY 12180
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ravena Coeymans Selkirk HS
    2025 Rt. 9W
    Ravena, NY 12143
  • Other Instructional Site
    Rensselaer County Council for the Arts
    265 River St
    Troy, NY 12180
  • Other Instructional Site
    Rensselaer HS
    25 Van Rensselaer Avenue
    Rensselaer, NY 12144
  • Other Instructional Site
    Samaritan Hospital
    2215 Burdett Avenue
    Troy, NY 12180
  • Other Instructional Site
    Saratoga Hospital
    211 Church Street
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Other Instructional Site
    Shaker (North Colonie) High School
    445 Watervliet Shaker Road
    Latham, NY 12110
  • Other Instructional Site
    Shaker High School
    445 Watervliet-Shaker Road
    Latham, NY 12110
  • Other Instructional Site
    Shenendehowa HS
    970 State Highway 146
    Clifton Park, NY 12065
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Mary's Hospital
    1300 Massachusetts Avenue
    Troy, NY 12180
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Peter's Hospital
    315 Manning Blvd.
    Albany, NY 12208
  • Other Instructional Site
    Stillwater High School
    1068 Hudson Avenue
    Stillwater, NY 12170
  • Other Instructional Site
    Tamarac HS
    3992 N Y Rt 2
    Troy, NY 12180
  • Other Instructional Site
    Tech Valley HS
    Albany - East Campus B Wing 9 University Place
    Rensselaer, NY 12144
  • Other Instructional Site
    Troy HS
    1950 Burdett Ave
    Troy, NY 12180
  • Other Instructional Site
    Waterford-Halfmoon HS
    125 Middletown Rd
    Waterford, NY 12188
  • Other Instructional Site
    Watervliet High School
    1245 Hillside Drive
    Watervliet, NY 12189

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