Change of Location (non accordion)



About the Change of Location Application

An institution is required to justify, in narrative form, reasons for a change of location including effects on current students, administrative staff, and faculty. Provisions for a teach out of currently enrolled students and plans for the disposition and servicing of all student records is required when the change of location is beyond the current market area or involves a teach out of currently enrolled students.

Council may determine that the relocation warrants the submission of a self-study and a subsequent on-site evaluation.  Please refer to Section 2-2-602 of the Accreditation Criteria for additional information.





Payment Information

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For a complete list of fees, see the Schedule of Fees. For payment by check, see the following instructions.

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Application Process 

Institution STEP 1 - Document Preparation

Download and complete the following document:
               • Change of Location Application 
In addition to the above document, prepare the following for submission:
               • State Notification
               • Narrative


Institution STEP 2 - Purchase Change of Location Application

See Instructions for Purchasing an Application


Institution STEP 3 - Submit completed documents in Step 1

See Instructions for Uploading Documents


ACICS  STEP 4 - Review application request and submitted documents 


ACICS  STEP 5 -Notification

If Council determines the relocation warrants submission of a self-study, ACICS will notify the institution and request submission of a self-study process. If a self-study is not warranted, a letter acknowledging the change of location will be sent via email to the institution’s main point of contact.


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