3.14 Representation of status with the Commission
3.14.1 A member or candidate institution represents its accredited status accurately and publishes the name, address, and telephone number of the Commission in accordance with Commission requirements and federal policy. (Publication of accreditation status)Statement of Compliance: In Compliance.
The University of West Georgia publishes on its website the name of its primary accreditor, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), and its address and phone number in accordance with the SACS requirements. The institution also notes that the purpose for publishing the Commission’s address and contact information is to enable interested constituents to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, to file third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. This public disclosure also indicates that normal inquires about the institution should be addressed directly to the institution and not to the Commission’s office.
The notifications described above can be found in the following:
- The “Accreditations” section  of the Institutional Research and Planning website. The section provides the message and also directs the reader to the Commission if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. The list of the accreditation agencies is available .
- UWG Fact Book is posted on the IRP website. The message was first included in the “Fact Book” for FY 2010-2011 . It has also been included in the following editions: UWG Fact Book 2011-2012, p. 15  and UWG Fact Book 2012-2013, p. 15 .
- The UWG Undergraduate Catalog 
- The UWG Graduate Catalog 
The Institution posts this message on the website in compliance with the SACS policy on “Integrity and Accuracy in Institutional Representation”  and the principle of integrity 1.1.
Accreditations by College and Program
List of Accrediting Agencies
UWG Fact Book, 2010-2011
UWG Fact Book, 2011-2012
UWG Fact Book, 2012-2013
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 (Accreditations and Affiliation)
Graduate Catalog (Accreditations and Affiliation)
SACS Policy on Integrity and Accuracy in Institutional Representation