Call for Comments

Persons, institutions, and organizations affected by, or with an interest in, DETC standards and policies are advised of proposed changes via the DETC Call for Comment.

The DETC Call for Comment, issued by the Executive Director of the Commission, encourages all interested parties to carefully readany proposed revision, and to submit comments, suggestions, and recommendations for consideration by the Commission.


Upon the consideration of any written comments, suggestions, or recommendations received, the Commission may:

  • Elect to adopt a revised standard as proposed,
  • Adopt the standard with revisions,
  • Defer action for further study and consideration, or
  • Reject the proposed standard. 

If the standard is adopted, the Commission establishes an effective date allowing reasonable time for institutions to come into compliance via the DETC Accreditation Alert


May 15, 2019

DETC presents the following topics for comment by the DETC membership and other interested parties:

  • Orientation On-Site Evaluation
  • Student Records

Please send all written comments to the attention of Michale S. McComis, Ed.D., Executive Director, via email to  on or before June 15, 2019.