SSC Seeking Comments from Public

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SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College (SSC) is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. SSC will host a visit on March 25-26, 2019, from a team of peer reviewers representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Every ten years, the HLC conducts a comprehensive review of the College. SSC has been accredited by HLC since 1933. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

Comments must be in writing and must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. All comments must be received by February 25, 2019.

Submit comments to HLC at hlcommission.org/comment or by mail to:

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

The HLC is a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit degree granting colleges and universities. There are six regions of the U.S. in which regional agencies operate. These regional accreditation agencies have similar standards for accrediting colleges and universities. Regional accreditation validates the quality of an institution as a whole and evaluates multiple aspects of an institution ranging from its academic offerings, governance and administration, mission, finances, and resources.

For more information, please call (708) 225-5807 or email rkawanna@ssc.edu. SSC is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois.