Statement of Accreditation Status

Orange County Community College

  • CEO: Dr. Kristine Young, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Ms. Christine Work
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional » Two-year, medium
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1962
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2015
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2022-2023

Contact Information

115 South Street
Middletown, NY 10940

(845) 344-6222

www.sunyorange.edu

  • 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.
  • March 2, 2017
    To accept the monitoring report and to note that a small team visit will not be conducted. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022 - 2023.
  • November 19, 2015
    To accept the supplemental information report. To remind the institution of the Commission's action of June 25, 2015, requesting a monitoring report due December 1, 2016. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2019.
  • July 1, 2015
    To request a supplemental information report, due July 13, 2015, addressing the recent action of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
  • 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 14 (Assessment of Student Learning) and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report, due December 1, 2016, documenting further implementation of an organized and sustained assessment process for all programs, including general education, with evidence that results are used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). A visit may 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 14 (Assessment of Student Learning). 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 14, including but not limited to establishment of direct measures of student learning for all programs, including general education, with evidence that assessment information is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). 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 14 (Assessment of Student Learning). 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 14, including but not limited to establishment of direct measures of student learning for all programs, including general education, with evidence that assessment information is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). 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.
  • June 23, 2011
    To note the visit by the Commission’s representative and to affirm the inclusion of the branch campus at 1 Washington Center, Newburgh, NY, 12550 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. 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 (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Branch Campus
    Newburgh Branch Campus
    1 Washington Center
    Newburgh, NY 12550
    Opened: 11/02/2010
  • Other Instructional Site
    Chester Academy
    64 Hambletonian Avenue
    Chester, NY 10918
  • Other Instructional Site
    Community College in the High School
    115 South Street
    Middletown, NY 10940
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cornwall Central High School
    10 Dragon Drive
    New Windsor, NY 12553
  • Other Instructional Site
    Goshen Central High School
    222 Scotchtown Avenue
    Goshen, NY 10924
  • Other Instructional Site
    James I. O'Neill High School
    Morgan Farm Road
    Highland Falls, NY 10928
  • Other Instructional Site
    John S. Burke Catholic High School
    80 Fletcher Street
    Goshen, NY 10924
  • Other Instructional Site
    Minisink Valley High School
    2320 US-6
    Middletown, NY 10940
  • Other Instructional Site
    Monroe-Woodbury High School
    155 Dunderberg Road
    Central Valley, NY 10917
  • Other Instructional Site
    Newburgh Free Academy
    201 Fullerton Avenue
    Newburgh, NY 12550
  • Other Instructional Site
    Orange Ulster BOCES
    53 Gibson Road
    Goshen, NY 10924
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pine Bush High School
    156 NY-302
    Pine Bush, NY 12566
  • Other Instructional Site
    Port Jervis High School
    10 Route 209
    Port Jervis, NY 12771
  • Other Instructional Site
    S. S. Seward Institute
    4 Cohen Circle
    Florida, NY 10921
  • Other Instructional Site
    Valley Central High School
    1175 NY-17K
    Montgomery, NY 12549
  • Other Instructional Site
    Warwick High School
    89 Sanfordville Road
    Warwick, NY 10990
  • Other Instructional Site
    Washingtonville High School
    54 W Main Streey
    Washingtonville, NY 10992

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