Public Notice of Accreditation Visit

Salish Kootenai College will host a comprehensive evaluation visit from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities on April 12-14, 2021. A NWCCU Evaluation Team will meet with faculty, staff, students, and the SKC Board of Directors. The purpose of the visit is to evaluate the College’s compliance with NWCCU accreditation standards and policies.

Prior to the evaluation visit, members of the public may provide comment on SKC’s qualifications for accreditation. To be considered, all comments must be signed and delivered to NWCCU thirty days prior to the visit (March 12, 2021). Signed comments will be provided to the College, the Evaluation Committee, and the Commission.

Comments should be addressed to:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
8060 165th Ave NE, Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98502

SKC is currently accredited through NWCCU. Accreditation was last reaffirmed in 2014. NWCCU accreditation means that SKC meets the Commission’s established standards of educational quality and effectiveness.

This announcement is provided per requirements of NWCCU Policy A-5, Public Notification and Third Party Comments Regarding Year Seven Evaluations. More information may be found at the NWCCU website (full link: or by contacting NWCCU at 425.558.4224.