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South Puget Sound Community College is seeking comment from the public in preparation for an evaluation by its regional accrediting body. The college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

South Puget Sound will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit by a team representing the Commission Oct. 11-13, 2010. This team will review the college’s ongoing and demonstrated ability to comply with the Commission’s eligibility requirements, standards and policies. The Commission conducted a Focused Interim Evaluation visit in 2008.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding South Puget Sound Community College’s qualifications for accreditation.  Comments must be in writing and signed with an original signature. The Commission does not process anonymous comments.

All comments should be submitted for receipt no later than Sept. 11, 2010 to:

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

8060 165th Ave. NE, Suite 100

Redmond, WA 98052

Phone: (425) 558-4224 

A copy of Commission Policy A-5, Public Notification and Third Party Comments Regarding Full-Scale Evaluations, is available by calling (425) 558-4224 or online at under the Standards and Policies link, then the Operational Policies link.


Dean of College Relations
Kellie Purce Braseth
South Puget Sound Community College
(360) 596-5214
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