The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. It serves as the common denominator of shared values and practices among the diverse institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Latin America and other international sites approved by the Commission on Colleges that award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degrees. The Commission also accepts applications from other international institutions of higher education.

Compliance Assist has provided an electronic platform for many institutions using the following SACS reports (for other types of reports, contact Campus Support):

  • Membership Application
  • Application for seeking Accredtiation at a Higher or Lower Degree Level
  • Reaffirmation of Accreditation Compliance Reports
  • Fifth-Year Interim Reviews
  • Focused Reports
  • Referral Reports
  • Monitoring Reports
  • Substantive Change Applications/Reports

Refer to the SACS-COC website,, for more information about each of the above reports' requirements, as well as, summer institutes and annual meetings.

Campus Support cannot provide consultation as to what type of information to include in your reports, but is a technical support resource for items such table formatting and common practices among other Campus Labs member institutions.

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