Questions and Answers for Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools Students
The U.S. Department of Education has made the decision to terminate the federal recognition of Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) as a nationally recognized accrediting agency as of August 19, 2022.
If you are a student or former student of an institution accredited by ACICS, this Questions and Answers (Q&A) page was created for you to help you navigate your options.
The Office of Student Assistance and Relief (OSAR) can help you address any questions you may have regarding your situation. Please direct any questions for the OSAR to (888) 370-7589, option #5 or email us at email@example.com. Due to the expected increase in call volume, please leave a voice message including your name, phone number, and email address and our staff will respond within 48 business hours.