Middle States Commission Resources
- Standards of Accreditation and Requirements of Affiliation [pdf] - detail on all of the Middle States standards and requirements
- Self-Study: Creating a Useful Process and Report [pdf] - the manual for use by institutions with evaluation visits in 2018-19
- Compliance - Verification of Compliance with Accreditation-Relevant Federal Regulations [pdf] - Commission guidelines for verifying compliance with eight federal regulations.
- Assessing Student Learning and Institutional Effectiveness: Understanding Middle States Expectations [pdf] - Note that this 8-page brochure was written in 2005 and references prior standards. Assessment of institutional effectiveness is currently addressed across all standards, and particularly in Standard 6. Assessment of student learning is addressed in several standards, and particularly in Standard 5. The content of the document remains valid and useful.