Luna Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). Luna Community College first applied for NCA candidacy in 1978 as Luna Vocational Technical Institute. Accreditation was first granted in 1982 by NCA and the last Reaffirmation of Accreditation was granted in 2004-2005. LCC’s Self Study report was submitted to the Higher Learning Commission on Friday, August 15th, 2014. That report is available for review in PDF format.
Criteria for Accreditation
Below are the Criteria for Accreditation that are the standards of quality by which the Commission determines whether an institution merits reaffirmation of accreditation.
Criterion One. Mission
Criterion Two. Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conduct
Criterion Three. Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources, and Support
Criterion Four. Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvement
Criterion Five. Resources, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness
A Special Monitoring Report was submitted June 2017 to address five criteria:
2017 Special Monitoring Report
Luna Community College Accreditation Frequently Asked Questions
Core Component 1
Final Show-Cause Report
LCC Final Report
LCC Response to Show Cause Visit Report
2019 HLC Assurance Report
HLC Post Visit Final Report for LCC 2019
March 2015: LCC received affirmation of accreditation with Interim Monitoring in Year 4 Assurance Review and Comprehensive Evaluation
November 2017: LCC received a status change in accreditation: Accredited (Show-Cause)
Feedback and Comments
We encourage 3rd party comment regarding Luna Community College practices, procedures, and/or policies. Comments can be submitted from our Feedback and Comments page.