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Accreditation Self-Study

2015 Accreditation Follow Up Report 3-12-15

Accreditation Frequently Asked Questions

ACCJC 2014 Action Letter 7-03-14

GWC Update Letter to ACCJC 5-19-14

Follow-Up Team Report 5-09-14

March 2014 Follow-up Report Summary

GWC Follow-up Report - 3-14-14

2013 External Evaluation Report (3.4MB)

ACCJC Letter - July 2013 (PDF 1.35MB)

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Addendum March 2013

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Introduction and Certificates (4.78MB)
Standard I - Institutional Mission and Effectiveness (3.8MB)
Standard II - Student Learning Programs & Services (4.5 MB)
Standard III - Resources (4.65MB)
Standard IV - Leadership and Governance (2MB)
ADDENDUM - March 2013

I.A - Mission (735KB)
I.B - Improving Institutional Effectiveness (1MB)
II.A - Instructional Programs (1.25MB)
II.B - Student Support Services (850KB)
II.C - Library and Learning Services (765KB)
III.A - Human Resources (854KB)
III.B - Physical Resources (668KB)
III.C - Technology Resources (736KB)
III.D - Financial Resources (742KB)
IV.A - Decision-Making Rolls and Processes (836KB)
IV.B - Board and Administrative Governance (1MB)

2011-13 Accreditation Self-Study Timeline PDF

Campus Reports in PDF Format

Golden West College is accredited by the following agencies:

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 506-0234

California Board of Registered Nursing
P.O. Box 944210 400 R. Street, Suite 4030
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 322-3350

Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
P.O. Box 944226
Sacramento, CA 94244-2260
(800) 952-5210

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
101 Blue Seal Drive, Suite 101
Leesburg, Virginia 20175
(703) 669-6650

Golden West College offers programs which are approved by:

California Board of Registered Nursing, Continuing Education Provider

California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

Approved as Certified Course Presenter by the Commission on Peace Officers Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.)

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) For Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification training.

Agency Accreditation & Program Approval Letters (in PDF fomat):