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Peer Review Team Resources

General Forms & Guides

Candidacy

Biennial Evaluation

Initial Accreditation

 

Comprehensive Evaluation

Comprehensive Quality Review

Systems Appraisal

Quality Initiative

 

Multi-Location Visit

Focused Visit

Substantive Change

General Forms & Guides

Objectivity and Professional Confidentiality Forms: Visits and Panels

Comprehensive Reviews, Evaluation Reports, and the Assumed Practices: Instructions for Peer Review Teams

How to Write the Evidentiary Statement

HLC provides guidance for institutions and peer reviewers in its Statement on Peer Reviewers Serving as Independent Consultants or on Mock Teams to Institutions that are Accredited by or Seeking Accreditation with the Commission.

Tribal Colleges and Universities and Higher Learning Commission Accreditation – Considerations for HLC Peer Reviewers provides context for peer reviewers who may not be familiar with the unique characteristics of Tribal Colleges and Universities.

Dual Credit Guidelines for Institutions and Peer Reviewers

Determining Qualified Faculty: Guidelines for Institutions and Peer Reviewers

Two-Year Institutions Seeking to Offer the Baccalaureate Degree: Considerations of Readiness

Peer Reviewers Determining Pathway Eligibility (2014)

On-Site Visit: Procedure (2014)

Candidacy

Template for Team Report for the Comprehensive Visit for Candidacy (February 2014)

Assumed Practices Worksheet (January 2014)

Biennial Evaluation

Report Template for the Biennial Evaluation Visit (January 2014)

Assumed Practices Worksheet (January 2014)

Eligibility Requirements Worksheet (January 2014)

Initial Accreditation

Comprehensive Visit for Initial Accreditation Team Report Template: Assurance Section (2014)

Assumed Practices Worksheet (January 2014)

Comprehensive Evaluation

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The following documents are additional resources related to the Comprehensive Evaluation:

Institutions on Sanction

Use the following documents when conducting a comprehensive evaluation of an institution on Probation or Show-cause, or when a review of an institution on Notice has been embedded in a comprehensive evaluation.

Comprehensive Quality Review

Comprehensive Quality Review Report Template (to come)

Systems Appraisal

Systems Appraisal Overview (October 2014)

Quality Initiative

Quality Initiative Proposal Process (March 2015)

Quality Initiative Proposal Panel Review Form (March 2015)

Quality Initiative Report Process (March 2015)

Quality Initiative Report Panel Review and Recommendation Form (March 2015)

Multi-Location Visit

Multi-Location Visits: Information for Institutions and Peer Reviewers (June 2015)

Multi-Location Visit Peer Review Report Template (June 2015)

Focused Visit

Requirements and procedures for institutions submitting materials to peer reviewers and HLC for a focused visit

Focused Visit Report Template (2015)

Substantive Change

Change Panel

Change Panel Protocol for Peer Reviewers (April 2016)

Report Template for a Change Panel (March 2015)

Change Visit

Requirements and procedures for institutions submitting materials to peer reviewers and HLC for a change visit

Change Visit Protocol for Peer Reviewers (April 2016)

Report Template for a Change Visit (March 2015)

Campus Evaluation Visit

Campus Evaluation Visits: Information for Institutions and Reviewers (September 2011)

Report Template for Campus Evaluation Visits (October 2011)

Notification Program for Additional Locations

Review of Institutional Application for the Notification Program for Additional Locations(June 2011)

Additional Location Confirmation Visits

Additional Location Confirmation Visit Report Form (March 2011)

 

 

Peer Reviewer Data Update System

Peer reviewers can log in to the Peer Reviewer Data Update System to review and update their profile information.

Travel Reimbursement

Commission Travel Policies

Travel Expense Form

New Peer Reviewers
If you are a new peer reviewer and have not submitted an IRS W-9 form with the Commission, download the form from the IRS and submit it with your Travel Expense Form.

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