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WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

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We’re working remotely! Please email us your questions. We are here, virtually, to help!

 Annual Assessment: Melissa Simnitt

Catalog: Lourdes Shahamiri & Gayle Feallock

Curriculum: Criselda Yee & Gayle Feallock

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Appointments with the Dean: Alejandra Sanchez 

Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Purpose of WSCUC Accreditation

The WSCUC accreditation process aids institutions in developing and sustaining effective educational programs and assures the educational community, the general public, and other organizations that an accredited institution has met high standards of quality and effectiveness.


The campus first received WASC accreditation in 1993.  Since then, there have been three re-affirmation visits, the latest in March 2016.

CSUSM WSCUC Current Status

The WSCUC reaffirmed the campus accreditation for 10 years, with the next visit coming in Spring of 2026.

Contact the Dean of Academic Programs at 760-750-4329 to obtain copies or review documents describing accreditation, approval, or licensing or to obtain contact information for the appropriate according, approval or licensing entity in order to file a complaint.