South Suburban College seeking comments from public

Comments due by February 25, 2019

information provided by South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (February 10, 2019) – South Suburban College (SSC) is seeking comments from the public in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.

Every 10 years, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) conducts a comprehensive review of SSC. This year, SSC will host a visit on March 25–26, 2019, from an HLC team of peer reviewers. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation. SSC has been accredited by HLC since 1933.


Comments from the public must be in writing and must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. All comments must be received by February 25, 2019.

Submit comments to HLC at or by mail to:

Public Comment on South Suburban College

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

About the HLC

The Higher Learning Commission is a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit degree-granting colleges and universities. There are six regions of the U.S. in which regional agencies operate. These regional accreditation agencies have similar standards for accrediting colleges and universities. Regional accreditation validates the quality of an institution as a whole and evaluates multiple aspects of an institution ranging from its academic offerings, governance and administration, mission, finances, and resources.

For more information, call 708-225-5807 or email

South Suburban College is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois.

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