Substantive Change Policy

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033 (phone: 404-679-4500).  SACSCOC requires universities to report substantive changes in accordance with its substantive change policy and, depending on the nature of the change, SACSCOC requires prior notification and approval of the change
before implementation. FAMU complies with the SACSCOC Substantive Change for
SACSCOC Accredited Institutions Policy Statement, which requires the University to report all substantive changes timely, accurately, and efficiently to SACSCOC.

In accordance with the SACSCOC Substantive Change Policy Statement, FAMU is required to have policies/procedures to ensure that all substantive changes are reported to the Commission in a timely fashion. The purpose of this policy is to describe FAMU's policy, process and procedures for any substantive changes.

Substantive Change Policy Statement