Accreditation Schedule

The timeline for Ball State’s accreditation process includes an institutional self-study, opportunities for campus/community feedback on the self-study report, and a visit by a peer review team.

May 2011

  • Self-study steering committee appointed; first meeting held.
  • Planning for self-study process begins.

July 2011

August 2011

  • Subcommittees begin to gather data, conduct interviews, analyze, and develop draft reports.

September 2011

 October–December 2011  

  • Public website launched at
  • Online repository established for self-study data and documents.
  • Campuswide communications initiated to inform and engage faculty, staff, and students.

January–May 2012

  • Subcommittees continue to gather data, conduct interviews, analyze, and develop draft reports.
  • Campuswide communications update faculty, staff, and students on process.

June–September 2012

  • Steering committee analyzes information, completes studies, and prepares draft of self-study report.

October–December 2012

  • Draft self-study report circulated for campus/community feedback; three open forums conducted on campus and in the local community November 7, 12, and 13.
  • Steering committee formally proposes requests for change to be considered during review team’s visit in fall 2013.

January–February 2013

  • Campus/community feedback reviewed, and final self-study report compiled.

March–April 2013

  • Final self-study report distributed to campus/community for comment.

May–June 2013

  • Self-study report and all required documents finalized.
  • Steering committee prepares for campus visit by peer review team.

July–September 2013

  • Final self-study report provided to Higher Learning Commission staff and peer review team.
  • Campuswide communications prepare faculty, staff, and students for review team’s visit.

Fall 2013–Spring 2014

Office of the Associate Provost
Frank A. Bracken Administration Building, room 326
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-3716
Fax: 765-285-2055
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