Accreditation Process Invites Public Input

UW–Madison is seeking comments from the public about the university in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The university will host a visit March 25–26, 2019, from a team of peer reviewers representing the Higher Learning Commission. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation. UW–Madison has been accredited by HLC since 1913.

Bascom Hall with large red and white "W" banners draped between the columns.
Parents and family members are invited to submit comments about UW–Madison during the university’s official accreditation process. (Photo: Jeff Miller/UW–Madison)

Comments must be in writing and must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs.

Submit comments to HLC at or mail them to the address below. All comments must be received by February 25, 2019.

Public Comment on University of Wisconsin–Madison
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL  60604-1411