Welcome to the Norco College accreditation website.
In January 2010, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC) awarded Norco College’s initial accreditation. With ACCJC’s action and subsequent endorsement by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors, Norco College became the 112th community college in the state.
Norco College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 331 J Street, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95814, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.
Additional information about accreditation, including Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, Institutional Policies, and Operational Policies, can be found at: www.accjc.org.
Message from the college Accreditation Liaison Officer
Accreditation is a system of voluntary peer review designed to ensure that an institution of higher education meets, sustains, and improves upon established standards of quality. It is a process by which accreditors provide students and the public with assurances of institutional integrity, quality, and effectiveness.
Norco College supports and participates in institutional accreditation. Questions or comments about Accreditation at Norco College can be directed to the College Accreditation Liaison Officer, Dr. Tenisha James.
Current Accreditation efforts at Norco College
Norco College is finalizing its 2024 Midterm Report during the Fall 2023 Semester. Following college and district review, the Board of Trustees will approve the report for submission to ACCJC in February 2024.
Institutional Reports and Commission Communications
ACCJC Annual Reports
ACCJC Annual Fiscal Reports
ACCJC Action Letters
ACCJC Substantive Change Proposals
Complaints against Member Institutions
For information on the requirements to file a complaint to the Commission about one of its member institutions refer to the Complaint Process on the ACCJC website
Complaints against the Commission
For information on the requirements to file a complaint to the Commission about the ACCJC refer to the Complaint Process on the ACCJC website.