Honolulu Community College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 331 J Street Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95814, (415) 506-0234, The ACCJC is an institutional accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education (USDE).

What is Accreditation?

Accreditation is a process to enhance student success by improving academic quality and institutional effectiveness. Through accreditation, an institution of higher education regularly evaluates its policies and procedures to refine its programs and services. Honolulu Community College reviews the college's practices against the Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior College's (ACCJC) four standards. The evaluation ensures the public knows our college has defined objectives, expected achievements, and student support appropriate to higher education.

Accreditation Reaffirmation Documents

ACCJC Complaint Process

Complaints Against Member Institutions

Students and members of the public who desire to file a formal complaint to the Commission about one of its member institutions should become familiar with the requirements for doing so prior to contacting the Commission.

Complaints Against the Commission

Individuals who wish to file a formal complaint to the Commission about the ACCJC should become familiar with the requirements for doing so prior to contacting the Commission.

ACCJC Complaint Process

Public Notice of ACCJC Accreditation Visit

To continually ensure that our educational programs are effective, of the highest quality, and meet the established standards, ACCJC will conduct an on-site accreditation visit on October 15-18, 2018. (Honolulu CC's Institutional Self-Evaluation Report can be viewed under Reports on this accreditation webpage.) You are welcome to provide comment related to Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, or Commission policies for the ACCJC to review. The comments must be received no later than five weeks before the evaluation team visit.

Third Party Comments

Individuals who wish to make comments on the institutions that are undergoing review in the current semester and that are being considered by the Commission at its next meeting, should use the Third Party Comments Form and be sure to include their name, address, phone number, and email address.

ACCJC Third Party Comments

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