Statement of Accreditation Status

Ulster County Community College

  • CEO: Dr. Alan Roberts, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Crystal Schachter
  • 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: 1971
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2025-2026
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2022

Contact Information

Cottekill Road
Stone Ridge, NY 12484

(845) 687-5000

www.sunyulster.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • June 21, 2018
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • April 30, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional locations at (1) Ellenville High School, 28 Maple Avenue, Ellenville, NY 12428; (2) Highland High School, 320 Pancake Hollow Road, Highland, NY 12561; (3) Kingston High School, 403 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401; (4) Marlboro High School, 50 Cross Road, Marlboro, NY 12542; (5) Onteora High School, 4166 Route 28, Boiceville, NY 12412; (6) Rondout Valley High School, 122 Kyserike Road, Accord, NY 12404; and (7) Wallkill High School, 90 Robinson Drive, Wallkill, NY 12589 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at these additional locations. Operations at the additional locations must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. To note that the progress report has been received and will be acted on by the Commission at the June meeting. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • June 22, 2017
    To reaffirm accreditation. To request a progress report, due April 1, 2018 documenting further evidence of (1) adequate institutional controls to deal with financial, administrative and auxiliary operations, and rational and consistent policies and procedures in place to determine allocation of assets (Standard 3); and (2) a documented, organized and sustained assessment process, supported by appropriate resources, that provides assessment results which are shared and used for planning and resource allocation at the institution and unit level (Standard 7). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • June 22, 2017
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at Shawangunk Correctional Facility, 200 Quick Road, Wallkill, NY 12589 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To note that the evaluation visit has occurred and will be acted upon by the Commission at the June meeting.
  • October 31, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include provisionally the additional location at Shawangunk Correctional Facility, 200 Quick Road, Wallkill, NY 12589 within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months of the commencement of operations at this additional 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 2016-2017.
  • June 23, 2016
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at the Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster (KCSU), 94 Mary's Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • November 2, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include provisionally the additional location at Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster (KCSU), 94 Mary's Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401 within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months of the commencement of operations at this additional location. In the event that operations at this 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 2016-2017.
  • June 26, 2014
    To accept the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • November 15, 2012
    To accept the monitoring report, to note the visit by the Commission's representatives, to remove the warning, and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report, due March 1, 2014, documenting further progress in the implementation of an organized and sustainable student learning assessment process that includes direct evidence of student learning, with evidence that results are used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). The next evaluation visit is now scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • June 28, 2012
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative. To remind the institution that the Commission has acted 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) and Standard 14 (Assessment of Student Learning). To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning. To remind the institution of the monitoring report due, September 1, 2012, providing evidence that the institution has achieved and can sustain compliance with Standards 7 and 14, including but not limited to (1) evidence of a documented, organized, and sustained assessment process to evaluate and improve the total range of programs and services (Standard 7); and (2) evidence of a documented, organized, and sustained assessment process to evaluate and improve student learning outcomes (Standard 14). A small team visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. To note that the date of the next evaluation will be established when accreditation is reaffirmed.
  • 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) Included within the scope:
  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Ellenville High School
    28 Maple Avenue
    Ellenville, NY 12428
    Opened: 09/03/2018
  • Additional Location
    Highland High School
    320 Pancake Hollow Road
    Highland, NY 12561
    Opened: 09/03/2018
  • Additional Location
    Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster (KCSU)
    94 Mary's Avenue
    Kingston, NY 12401
    Opened: 01/09/2016
  • Additional Location
    Kingston High School
    403 Broadway
    Kingston, NY 12401
    Opened: 09/03/2018
  • Additional Location
    Marlboro High School
    50 Cross Road
    Marlboro, NY 12542
    Opened: 09/03/2018
  • Additional Location
    Onteora High School
    4166 Route 28
    Boiceville, NY 12412
    Opened: 09/03/2018
  • Additional Location
    Rondout Valley High School
    122 Kyserike Road
    Accord, NY 12404
    Opened: 09/03/2018
  • Additional Location
    Shawangunk Correctional Facility
    200 Quick Road
    Wallkill, NY 12589
    Opened: 01/23/2017
  • Additional Location
    Wallkill High School
    90 Robinson Drive
    Wallkill, NY 12589
    Opened: 09/03/2018
  • Other Instructional Site
    New Paltz High School
    196 Main St.
    New Paltz, NY 12561
  • Other Instructional Site
    New Visions Center
    P.O. Box 601 Route 9W
    Port Ewen, NY 12466
  • Other Instructional Site
    Saugerties Senior High School
    Washington Avenue Ext., Call Box A
    Saugerties, NY 12477
  • Other Instructional Site
    The Mount Academy
    1001 Broadway
    Esopus, NY 12429
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ulster BOCES Career and Technical Center
    P.O. Box 601 Route 9W
    Port Ewen, NY 12466
  • Other Instructional Site
    Woodstock Day School
    1430 Glasco Turnpike PO Box 1
    Saugerties, NY 12477

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