Third Party Comments

Bakersfield College's next self-review for reaffirmation of accreditation process will occur in 2025, as we do every six years. After we submit our Institution Self-Evaluation Report (ISER), the next step will be to have an evaluation team revue our ISER and visit our campus. The campus, community and public may submit third-party comments relating to the compliance with Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, or Commission Policy to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC).

You are invited to submit comments to the ACCJC. A third-party comment may be submitted to ACCJC at any time. To ensure evaluation by the 2018 external evaluation team, third-party comments must have been received no later than five weeks before the evaluation team visit which was Fall 2018. The 2025 external evaluation team visit has not yet been scheduled.

Submitting a Third-party Comment

Submissions must be in writing, signed and include:

  • Name of Third Party
  • Phone Number
  • Return Address
  • Date of Letter
  • Name of Institution
  • Affiliation with or relationship to the Institution
  • Comment on quality, effectiveness, etc.
  • Evidence upon which you base your comment

Submission by mail to:

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges
331 J Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814

Submission Online

You may also submit the ACCJC online Third Party Comment Form.

For more details, see ACCJC Third Party Comments.

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