SCCC Decennial Self-Study Timetable
Approximate and Flexible Dates for a Spring 2018 Visit (Total: 2½ years)

Summer 2015

MSCHE reminds SCCC of the pending evaluation and invites it to The Self-Study Institute.

Fall, 2015

Self-Study Institute held to orient SCCC representatives to begin self-study

Steering Committee Chair(s) and members chosen

MSCHE staff liaison schedules self-study preparation visit to SCCC

Spring, 2016

SCCC chooses its self-study model

SCCC determines types of working groups that will be needed

Draft self-study design finalized, including charge questions for working groups

Spring, 2016

MSCHE staff liaison conducts self-study preparation visit

Staff liaison approves SCCC’s self-study design

Fall, 2016 –Spring, 2017

Steering Committee oversees research and reporting by working groups

Working groups involve the community

Working groups submit reports

Winter, 2017

MSCHE selects the evaluation team Chair, and SCCC approves the selection

Chair and SCCC select dates for team visit and for the Chair’s preliminary visit

SCCC sends a copy of the self-study design to the team Chair

Spring-Summer 2017

MSCHE selects evaluation team members, and SCCC approves the selection

Steering Committee receives drafts text from working groups and develops a draft self-study report

Fall, 2017

College community reviews draft self-study report

Evaluation team Chair reviews draft self-study report

SCCC’s governing board reviews draft self-study report

SCCC sends draft self-study report to evaluation team Chair, prior to Chair’s preliminary visit

Team Chair makes preliminary visit at least four months prior to team visit

SCCC prepares final version of the self-study report

Winter or Spring, 2018

SCCC sends final report to evaluation team and to MSCHE at least six weeks prior to team visit

Spring, 2018

Team visit

Team report

SCCC provides institutional response

Summer or Fall 2018

MSCHE Committee on Evaluation Reports meets

Commission action