Statement of Accreditation Status

Jamestown Community College

  • CEO: Dr. Daniel DeMarte, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Marilyn Zagora
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Anne Wahl, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional » Two-year, medium
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1956
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2021
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2028-2029
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2025

Contact Information

525 Falconer Street P. O. Box 20
Jamestown, NY 14702-0020

(716) 338-1000

www.sunyjcc.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • December 2, 2021
    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 the 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 2028-2029.
  • October 29, 2020
    To delay the On-Site Evaluation visit scheduled for Spring 2021 due to extraordinary circumstances related to coronavirus (COVID-19) interruptions and to continue accreditation. To note the institution remains accredited during a delay granted by the Commission. The Evaluation visit will be scheduled in accordance with Commission policy and procedures.
  • November 21, 2019
    To note the substantive change site visit occurred on May 10, 2019 to the additional location at Westfield High School, 203 Main Street, Westfield, NY 14797-1199 and the information provided in the substantive change request was verified. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2020-2021.
  • August 27, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the other instructional sites at (1) Allegany-Limestone High School, 3131 Five Mile Road, Allegany, NY 14706; (2) BOCES – Belmont, 5536 County Road 48, Belmont, NY 14813; (3) BOCES – Cattaraugus Allegany County, 1825 Windfall Road., Olean, NY 14760; (4) Bolivar-Richburg Central High School, 100 School Street, Bolivar, NY 14715; (5) Brocton Central School, 138 West Main Street, Brocton, NY 14716; (6) Cassadaga Valley High School, 5935 NY Route 60, Sinclairville, NY 14782; (7) Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School, 25 North Franklin Street, Cattaraugus, NY 14719; (8) Chautauqua Lake Secondary School, 100 North Erie Street, Mayville, NY 14757; (9) Clymer Central School, 8672 East Main Street, Clymer, NY 14724; (10) Cuba-Rushford High School, 5476 Route 305, Cuba, NY 14727; (11) Dunkirk High School, 75 W 6th Street, Dunkirk, NY 14048; (12) Ellicottville Central School, 5873 Route 219, Ellicottville, NY 14731; (13) Falconer Central School, 2 East Avenue, Falconer, NY 14733; (14) Forestville Central School, 4 Academy Street, Forestville, NY 14062; (15) Fredonia High School, 425 East Main Street, Fredonia, NY 14063; (16) Frewsburg Junior Senior School, 26 Institute Street, Frewsburg, NY 14738; (17) Gowanda High School, 10674 Prospect Street, Gowanda, NY 14070; (18) Jamestown High School, 350 E. Second Street, Jamestown, NY 14701; (19) Maple Grove Junior Senior High School, 3980 Dutch Hollow Road, Bemus Point, NY 14712; (20) Olean Senior High School, 410 West Sullivan Street, Olean, NY 14760; (21) Panama High School, 41 North Street, Panama, NY 14767; (22) Pine Valley Central Junior Senior High School, 7755 Route 83, South Dayton, NY 14138; (23) Pioneer Senior High School, 12145 County Line Road, Yorkshire, NY 14173; (24) Randolph Senior High School, 18 Main Street, Randolph, NY 14772; (25) Salamanca High School, 50 Iroquois Drive, Salamanca, NY 14779; (26) Scio Central School, 3968 Washington Street, Scio, NY 14880; (27) Sherman High School, 127 Park Street, Sherman, NY 14781; (28) Silver Creek High School, 1 Dickinson Street, Silver Creek, NY 14136; (29) Southwestern Senior High School, 600 Hunt Road, Jamestown, NY 14701; (30) West Valley Central School, 5359 School Street, West Valley, NY 14171; and (31) Westfield High School, 203 East Main Street, Westfield, NY 14787 as additional locations and to include the locations within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To direct a site visit within six months of the commencement of operations as an additional location at one of these locations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations as an additional location. Operations at the additional locations must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2020-2021.
  • November 17, 2016
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, to recognize the institution for progress to date, and to commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review process. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2020-2021.
  • November 15, 2012
    To accept the progress report. To remind the institution of the request that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2016, document further steps taken to improve the comprehensive institutional effectiveness report (Standard 7).
  • 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:
  • Branch Campus
    Cattaraugus County Campus
    260 North Union Street PO Box 5901
    Olean, NY 14760-5901
  • Additional Location
    Allegany-Limestone High School
    3131 Five Mile Rd
    Allegany, NY 14706-9627
  • Additional Location
    BOCES - Belmont
    5536 County Route 48
    Belmont, NY 14813-9758
  • Additional Location
    BOCES - Cattaraugus Allegany County
    1825 Windfall Road
    Olean, NY 14760
  • Additional Location
    Bolivar-Richburg Central High School
    100 School Street
    Bolivar, NY 14715-1235
  • Additional Location
    Brocton Central School
    138 West Main St
    Brocton, NY 14716-9779
  • Additional Location
    Cassadaga Valley High School
    5935 NY Route 60
    Sinclairville, NY 14782-0540
  • Additional Location
    Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School
    25 North Franklin Street
    Cattaraugus, NY 14719-1199
  • Additional Location
    Chautauqua Lake Secondary School
    100 North Erie St
    Mayville, NY 14757-1098
  • Additional Location
    Clymer Central School
    8672 East Main St
    Clymer, NY 14724-9784
  • Additional Location
    Cuba-Rushford High School
    5476 Route 305
    Cuba, NY 14727-1014
  • Additional Location
    Dunkirk High School
    75 W 6th St
    Dunkirk, NY 14048-2499
  • Additional Location
    Ellicottville Central School
    5873 Route 219
    Ellicottville, NY 14731
  • Additional Location
    Falconer Central School
    2 East Ave
    Falconer, NY 14733
  • Additional Location
    Forestville Central School
    4 Academy Street
    Forestville, NY 14062
  • Additional Location
    Fredonia High School
    425 East Main St
    Fredonia, NY 14063-1496
  • Additional Location
    Frewsburg Junior Senior School
    26 Institute Street
    Frewsburg, NY 14738-0690
  • Additional Location
    Gowanda High School
    10674 Prospect Street
    Gowanda, NY 14070-1384
  • Additional Location
    Jamestown High School
    350 E. Second Street
    Jamestown, NY 14701-5699
  • Additional Location
    Maple Grove Junior Senior High School
    3980 Dutch Hollow Road
    Bemus Point, NY 14712-0468
  • Additional Location
    North County Center
    10807 Bennett Road
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
  • Additional Location
    Olean Senior High School
    410 West Sullivan St
    Olean, NY 14760-2596
  • Additional Location
    Panama High School
    41 North Street
    Panama, NY 14767-9775
  • Additional Location
    Pine Valley Central Junior Senior High School
    7755 Route 83
    South Dayton, NY 14138-9699
  • Additional Location
    Pioneer Senior High School
    12145 County Line Road
    Yorkshire, NY 14173-0639
  • Additional Location
    Randolph Senior High School
    18 Main Street
    Randolph, NY 14772-1188
  • Additional Location
    Salamanca High School
    50 Iroquois Dr
    Salamanca, NY 14779-1398
  • Additional Location
    Scio Central School
    3968 Washington Street
    Scio, NY 14880-9507
  • Additional Location
    Sherman High School
    127 Park Street
    Sherman, NY 14791-0950
  • Additional Location
    Silver Creek High School
    1 Dickinson Street
    Silver Creek, NY 14136-0270
  • Additional Location
    Southwestern Senior High School
    600 Hunt Road
    Jamestown, NY 14701-5799
  • Additional Location
    Warren Center
    Curwen Building 185 Hospital Drive
    Warren, PA 16365
  • Additional Location
    West Valley Central School
    5359 School St.
    West Valley, NY 14171-0290
  • Additional Location
    Westfield High School
    203 East Main St
    Westfield, NY 14797-1199
  • Other Instructional Site
    Archbishop Walsh Academy
    208 North 24th St
    Olean, NY 14760
  • Other Instructional Site
    BOCES - Ellicottville
    5550 Route 242 East
    Ellicottville, NY 14731-0690
  • Other Instructional Site
    BOCES - LoGuidice Center
    9520 Fredonia-Stockton Road
    Fredonia, NY 14063
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cattaraugus Community Center
    12767 Route 438
    Irving, NY 14081
  • Other Instructional Site
    Franklinville Jr/Sr High School
    31 N Main St
    Franklinville, NY 14737
  • Other Instructional Site
    Griffith Institute High School
    290 North Buffalo St
    Springville, NY 14141-1393
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hinsdale Central School
    3701 Main St PO Box 278
    Hinsdale, NY 14743-0278
  • Other Instructional Site
    Portville Junior Senior High School
    500 Elm St
    Portville, NY 14770-9791
  • Other Instructional Site
    Seneca Nation Administration Center
    90 Ohiyo Way
    Salamanca, NY 14779
  • Other Instructional Site
    Wellsville Senior High School
    126 West State Street
    Wellsville, NY 14895

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