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Invitation for Public Comments

Posted: August 14, 2017

Manchester Community College (MCC) will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit on October 16-18, 2017 by a team representing the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

NEASC accreditation is voluntary and applies to the institution as a whole. The Commission, which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, accredits approximately 240 institutions in the six-state New England region.

MCC has been accredited by the Commission since 2002 and last underwent a comprehensive review in 2007. Accreditation by NEASC encompasses the entire institution.

For the past two years, MCC has been engaged in a process of self­-study, addressing the Commission's Standards for Accreditation. An evaluation team will visit the institution to gather evidence that the self-study is thorough and accurate. The team will recommend to the Commission a continuing status for the institution.

Following a review process, the Commission itself will take the final action.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding MCC to: 

Public Comment on Manchester Community College (NH)
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100
Burlington, MA 01803-4514
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Public Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution. The Commission cannot settle disputes between individuals and institutions, whether those involve faculty, students, administrators, or members of other groups.

Comments will not be treated as confidential and must include the name, address, and telephone number of the person providing the comments. Also include permission for the comment to be forwarded to the President of MCC.

Public Comments must be received by October 18, 2017. The Commission cannot guarantee that comments received after that date will be considered.

For more information, visit MCC's Accreditation page.