Statement of Accreditation Status

Tompkins Cortland Community College

  • CEO: Dr. Amy Kremenek, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Paul Reifenheiser
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Kushnood Haq, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional » Two-year, medium
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1973
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2018
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2026-2027
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2023

Contact Information

P. O. Box 139 170 North Street
Dryden, NY 13053-0139

(607) 844-8211

www.TC3.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • December 2, 2021
    To note that the substantive change visit to the additional location at 8 Valley View Drive, Cortland, NY 13045 which occurred on June 23, 2021, and the information provided in the substantive change request was verified. 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 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.
  • November 21, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2026-2027.
  • November 15, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To reaffirm accreditation. To request a supplemental information report, due September 1, 2019, documenting further development and implementation of (1) organized and systematic assessments that evaluate the extent of student achievement in all programs including, general education (Standard V) and (2) clearly documented planning and improvement processes that incorporate the use of assessment results (Standard VI). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2026-2027.
  • August 27, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the following additional locations at (1) Afton High School, 29 Academy Street, Afton, NY 13730; (2) Bainbridge-Guilford High School, 18 Juliand Street, Bainbridge, NY 13733; (3) Candor High School, Academy Street, Candor, NY 13743; (4) Cazenovia High School, 31 Emory Avenue, Cazenovia, NY 13035; (5) Chenango Valley High School, 221 Chenango Bridge Road, Binghamton, NY 13901; (6) Chittenango High School, 150 Genesee Street, Chittenango, NY 13037; (7) Cincinnatus High School, 2809 Cincinnatus Road, Cincinnatus, NY 13040; (8) Cortland Junior/Senior High School, 8 Valley View Drive, Cortland, NY 13045; (9) Delaware Academy, 2 Sheldon Drive, Delhi, NY 13753; (10) Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego (DCMO) BOCES (Sidney Campus), 270 BOCES Drive, Sidney Center, NY 13839; (11) Deposit High School, 171 Second Street, Deposit, NY 13754; (12) DeRuyter High School, 711 Railroad Street, DeRuyter, NY 13052; (13) Downsville High School, 14784 State Highway 30, Downsville, NY 13755; (14) Dryden High School, 118 Freeville Road, Dryden, NY 13053; (15) Edmeston High School, 11 North Street, Edmeston, NY 13335; (16) Franklin High School, 26 Institute Street, Franklin, NY 13775; (17) George Junior Republic, 24 McDonald Road, Freeville, NY 13068; (18) Gilbertsville-Mt Upton High School, 693 State Highway 51, Gilbertsville, NY 13776; (19) Greene High School, 40 Canal Street, Greene, NY 13778; (20) Groton High School, 400 Peru Road, Groton, NY 13073; (21) Hancock High School, 67 Education Lane, Hancock, NY 13783; (22) Harpursville High School, 54 Main Street, Harpursville, NY 13787; (23) Homer High School, 80 S. West Road, Homer, NY 13077; (24) Ithaca High School, 1401 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850; (25) Johnson City High School, 666 Reynolds Road, Johnson City, NY 13790; (26) LaFayette High School, 3122 Route 11 North, LaFayette, NY 13084; (27) Lansing High School, 300 Ridge Road, Lansing, NY 14882; (28) Madison High School, 7303 Route 20, Madison, NY 13402; (29) Marathon High School, 1 East Main Street, Marathon, NY 13803; (30) McGraw High School, 10 West Academy Street, McGraw, NY 13803; (31) Morris High School, 65 West Main Street, Morris, NY 13808; (32) New Roots Charter High School, 116 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850; (33) Newark Valley High School, 68 Wilson Creek Road, Newark Valley, NY 13811; (34) Newfield High School, 247 Main Street, Newfield, NY 14867; (35) Norwich High School, 89 Midland Drive, Norwich, NY 13815; (36) Onondaga-Cortland-Madison (OCM) BOCES (Cortlandville Campus), 1710 NYS Route 13, Cortland, NY 13045; (37) Onondaga High School, 4479 South Onondaga Road, Nedrow, NY 13120; (38) Otselic Valley High School, 125 County Road 13A, South Otselic, NY 13155; (39) Owego Free Academy, 1 Sheldon Guile Blvd, Owego, NY 13827; (40) Oxford Academy High School, 50 South Washington Avenue, Oxford, NY 13830; (41) Roxbury High School, 53729 State Highway 30, Roxbury, NY 12474; (42) Seven Valleys New Tech High School, 240 Port Watson Street, Cortland, NY 13045; (43) Sherburne-Earlville High School, 13 School Street, Sherburne, NY 13460; (44) South Kortright High School, 58200 State Highway 10, South Kortright, NY 13842; (45) South Lewis High School, East Road, Turin, NY 13473; (46) South Seneca High School, 7263 Main Street, Ovid, NY 14521; (47) Spencer-Van Etten High School, 16 Dartts Crossroad, Spencer, NY 14883; (48) Stockbridge Valley High School, 6011 Williams Road, Munnsville, NY 13409; (49) Susquehanna Valley High School, 1040 Conklin Road, Conklin, NY 13748; (50) Tioga Central School, 27 Fifth Avenue, Tioga Center, NY 13845; (51) Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga (TST) BOCES, 555 Warren Road City, Ithaca, NY 14850; (52) Trumansburg (Charles O. Dickerson) High School, 100 Whig Street, Trumansburg, NY 14886; (53) Unadilla Valley Central School, 4238 State Highway 8, New Berlin, NY 13411; (54) Unatego Central School, 2641 State Highway 7, Otego, NY 13825; (55) Waterville High School, 381 Madison Street, Waterville, NY 13480; and (56) Whitney Point Central School, 10 Keibel Road, Whitney Point, NY 1386 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To direct a site visit within six months of the commencement of operations at one of these additional locations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations. Operations at the additional locations must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. To note that the evaluation visit has occurred and will be acted upon by the Commission at the November meeting.
  • November 21, 2013
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. To commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • June 27, 2013
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to confirm inclusion of the additional location at Cortland Extension Center, 157 Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To note that the Periodic Review Report due June 1 has been received and will be acted on by the Commission at its November meeting.
  • 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
    Afton High School
    29 Academy Street
    Afton, NY 13730
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Bainbridge-Guilford High School,
    18 Juliand Street
    Bainbridge, NY 13733
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Candor High School
    Academy Street
    Candor, NY 13743
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Cazenovia High School
    31 Emory Avenue
    Cazenovia, NY 13035
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Chenango Valley High School
    221 Chenango Bridge Road
    Binghamton,, NY 13901
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Chittenango High School
    150 Genesee Street
    Chittenango, NY 13037
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Cincinnatus Central School
    2809 Cincinnatus Road,
    Cincinnatus, NY 13040
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Cortland Extension Center
    157 Main Street
    Cortland, NY 13945
    Opened: 08/27/2012
  • Additional Location
    Cortland Junior/Senior High School,
    8 Valley View Drive
    Cortland, NY 13045
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Delaware Academy
    2 Sheldon Drive
    Delhi, NY 13753
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego (DCMO) BOCES (Sidney Campus)
    270 BOCES Drive
    Sidney Center, NY 13839
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Deposit Central School
    171 Second Street
    Deposit, NY 13754
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    DeRuyter High School
    711 Railroad Street
    DeRuyter, NY 13052
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Downsville High School
    14784 State Highway 30
    Downsville, NY 13755
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Dryden High School
    118 Freeville Road
    Dryden, NY 13053
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Edmeston High School
    11 North Street
    Edmeston, NY 13335
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Franklin High School
    26 Institute Street
    Franklin, NY 13775
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    George Junior Republic
    24 McDonald Road
    Freeville, NY 13068
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Gilbertsville-Mt Upton High School
    693 State Highway 51
    Gilbertsville, NY 13776
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Greene High School
    40 Canal Street
    Greene, NY 13778
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Groton High School
    400 Peru Road
    Groton, NY 13073
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Hancock High School
    67 Education Lane
    Hancock, NY 13783
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Harpursville High School
    54 Main Street
    Harpursville, NY 13787
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Homer High School
    80 S. West Road
    Homer, NY 13077
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Ithaca High School
    1401 North Cayuga Street
    Ithaca, NY 14850
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Johnson City High School
    666 Reynolds Road
    Johnson City, NY 13790
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    LaFayette High School
    3122 Route 11 North
    LaFayette, NY 13084
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Lansing High School
    300 Ridge Road
    Lansing, NY 14882
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Madison Central School
    7303 Route 20
    Madison, NY 13402
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Marathon High School
    1 East Main Street
    Marathon, NY 13803
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    McGraw High School
    10 West Academy Street
    McGraw, NY 13803
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Morris High School
    65 West Main Street
    Morris, NY 13808
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    New Roots Charter High School
    116 North Cayuga Street
    Ithaca, NY 14850
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Newark Valley High School
    68 Wilson Creek Road
    Newark Valley, NY 13811
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Newfield High School
    247 Main Street
    Newfield, NY 14867
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Norwich High School
    89 Midland Drive
    Norwich, NY 13815
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Onondaga High School
    4479 South Onondaga Road
    Nedrow, NY 13120
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Onondaga-Cortland-Madison (OCM) BOCES (Cortlandville Campus)
    1710 NYS Route 13
    Cortland, NY 13045
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Otselic Valley High School
    125 County Road 13A
    South Otselic, NY 13155
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Owego Free Academy
    1 Sheldon Guile Blvd
    Owego, NY 13827
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Oxford Academy High School
    50 South Washington Avenue
    Oxford, NY 13830
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Roxbury High School
    53729 State Highway 30
    Roxbury, NY 12474
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Seven Valleys New Tech High School
    240 Port Watson Street
    Cortland, NY 13045
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Sherburne-Earlville High School
    13 School Street
    Sherburne, NY 13460
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    South Kortright High School
    58200 State Highway 10
    South Kortright, NY 13842
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    South Lewis High School
    East Road
    Turin, NY 13473
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    South Seneca High School
    7263 Main Street
    Ovid, NY 14521
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Spencer-Van Etten High School
    16 Dartts Crossroad
    Spencer, NY 14883
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Stockbridge Valley High School
    6011 Williams Road
    Munnsville, NY 13409
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Susquehanna Valley High School
    1040 Conklin Road
    Conklin, NY 13748
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    The Nancy S. Lieberman Extension Center
    TC3 Tioga Place 118 North Tioga Street
    Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Additional Location
    Tioga Central School
    27 Fifth Avenue
    Tioga Center, NY 13845
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga (TST) BOCES
    555 Warren Road City
    Ithaca, NY 14850
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Trumansburg (Charles O. Dickerson) High School
    100 Whig Street
    Trumansburg, NY 14886
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Unadilla Valley Central School
    4238 State Highway 8
    New Berlin, NY 13411
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Unatego Central School
    2641 State Highway 7
    Otego, NY 13825
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Waterville High School
    381 Madison Street
    Waterville, NY 13480
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Whitney Point Central School
    10 Keibel Road
    Whitney Point, NY 13862
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Other Instructional Site
    Coltivare Culinary Center
    235 S. Cayuga Street
    Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Other Instructional Site
    Walt Disney World Resort
    3111 World Drive
    Orlando, FL 32830

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