Change of Name

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Section 2-2-601 of the ACICS Accreditation Criteria governs changes of name. 
When requesting approval for a change of name, institutions must submit the following items:
•  A completed Change of Name Application form
• Payment for the $300 application fee.
• Evidence of state recognition and/or final approval for the new name, such as an updated license or official approval letter.  Letters showing preliminary or conditional approval are generally not accepted. 
• A separate narrative explaining and justifying the change.
Please note that all of the above items must be received before ACICS will approve the change. For more information, please contact Teri Jelinek at