SACSCOC 2022 Reaffirmation - Coastal Carolina University
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Coastal Carolina University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the baccalaureate, master's, specialist and doctoral degrees.

Leadership Team

Michael T. Benson, D.Phil. President
Daniel J. Ennis, Ph.D. Provost and Executive Vice-President for Academic Affairs
David A. Frost Chief Financial Officer and Vice-President for Finance
Christine L. Mee SACSCOC Liaison/Executive Director of Planning and Research






February – May 2019 Conduct compliance readiness audit
August – December 2019 Submit initial draft of each standard
December 2019 Class of 2022 Orientation


January – April 2020 Committees work on standards
May 2020 Final drafts submitted by committees
May 2020 – September 2021 Compilation of final Compliance Certification documents


September 2021 Compliance Certification due to SACSCOC
Fall 2021 Off-site committee review
Six weeks before on-site visit CCU response to off-site report


February 7-10, 2022 On-site committee visit
Fall 2022 CCU response to on-site report
December 2022 SACSCOC reaffirmation decision