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Public Comments Invited for Accreditation Process

Waubonsee Community College is seeking comments from the public about the college in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional agency. The college will host a visit September 26 – 28, 2016 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Waubonsee Community College has been accredited by HLC since 1972. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the college to the following address:

Public Commission on Waubonsee Community College
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on HLC’s website at

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing.

All comments must be received by August 26, 2016.

Accreditation is important because the process and status evaluate and ensure that a college has the necessary instructional support and other services to help students meet their educational goals.