Accreditation Visits Scheduled for Winter/Summer 2022

As required by the United States Department of Education, this serves as notice to the public of upcoming accreditation visits and an opportunity for written third-party comment. Written comment concerning accreditation qualifications for the institutions or programs listed below (i.e., determining whether a program appears to be in compliance with Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education [ACOTE®] accreditation standards or ACOTE accreditation policy) may be submitted no later than 20 days prior to the program’s scheduled on-site evaluation addressed to: Director of Accreditation, AOTA, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852-4929. The comment letter should be sent by e-mail attachment to

Per ACOTE’s Policy on Third-Party Comment, AOTA accreditation staff will acknowledge receipt of the third-party comment and will copy the letter of comment to the relevant program director and on-site evaluation team. The individual making the third-party comment may request in writing to remain anonymous. AOTA staff will redact personal information contained within the document prior to forwarding the comment to the program director and the on-site evaluation team.

The following programs are scheduled for on-site evaluations in winter/summer 2022. All programs will be evaluated under the 2018 ACOTE Accreditation Standards. 

January 24-26, 2022:

  • University of Charleston-Beckley, Beckley, West Virginia, and additional location at the University of Charleston-Charleston (OTA), Charleston, West Virginia
  • University of South Alabama (OTM), Mobile, Alabama

January 28-30, 2022:

  • Maria College (OTM), Albany, New York – initial on-site evaluation


January 31-February 2, 2022:

  • Central Piedmont Community College (OTA), Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Milligan University (OTM), Milligan, Tennessee
  • Nova Southeastern University-Tampa Bay Regional Campus (OTD), Clearwater, Florida

February 7-9, 2022:

  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell (OTA), Roswell, New Mexico
  • Grossmont College (OTA), El Cajon, California
  • Stanbridge University (OTM), Irvine, California
  • Tyler Junior College (OTA), Tyler, Texas
  • University of Washington (OTM), Seattle, Washington

February 14-16, 2022:

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and additional location at the University of Minnesota-Rochester (OTD), Rochester, Minnesota – initial on-site evaluation
  • University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences Campus (OTM), San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • University of Texas Medical Branch (OTD), Galveston, Texas – initial on-site evaluation
  • Wallace State Community College (OTA), Hanceville, Alabama

February 28-March 1, 2022:

  • Middle Georgia State University (OTA), Cochran, Georgia
  • Russell Sage College (OTD), Troy, New York – initial on-site evaluation
  • Towson University (OTM), Towson, Maryland

March 7-9, 2022:

  • Clovis Community College-Herndon Campus (OTA), Clovis, California – initial on-site evaluation
  • Concordia University Wisconsin (OTD), Mequon, Wisconsin – initial on-site evaluation
  • Oklahoma City Community College (OTA), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (OTM), Belton, Texas – initial on-site evaluation


April 11-13, 2022:

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (OTM), Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Utica College (OTM), Utica, New York

April 19-21, 2022:

  • Eastern Michigan University (OTM), Ypsilanti, Michigan

April 25-27, 2022:

  • Alvernia University (OTM), Reading, Pennsylvania
  • University of New Hampshire (OTM), Durham, New Hampshire
  • University of Puget Sound (OTM), Tacoma, Washington

May 2-4, 2022:

  • Casper College (OTA), Casper, Wyoming
  • Manchester Community College (OTA), Manchester, Connecticut
  • South College-Asheville Campus (OTA), Asheville, North Carolina
  • Piedmont Technical College-Newberry Campus (OTA), Newberry, South Carolina

May 9, 2022:

  • Xavier University (OTM), Cincinnati, Ohio

May 9-11, 2022:

  • Sinclair Community College (OTA), Dayton, Ohio
  • Yeshiva University-Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus (OTD), Bronx, New York – initial on-site evaluation


May 23-25, 2022:

  • Bay Path University-East Longmeadow Campus (OTM), East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
  • Concordia University Wisconsin (OTM), Mequon, Wisconsin
  • Indian Capital Technology Center/Connors State College (OTA), Muskogee, Oklahoma
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (OTA), Perkinston, Mississippi – initial on-site evaluation
  • Saginaw Valley State University (OTM), University Center, Michigan

June 6-8, 2022:

  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (OTA), Cincinnati, Ohio
  • State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University (OTM), Brooklyn, New York

June 13-15, 2022:

  • Del Mar College (OTA), Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Felician University (OTA), Rutherford, New Jersey – initial on-site evaluation
  • Mount Mary University (OTM), Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • University of Arkansas-Fayetteville/University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (OTD), Fayetteville, Arkansas – initial on-site evaluation

June 20-22, 2022:

  • Indian Hills Community College (OTA), Ottumwa, Iowa
  • Villa Maria College (OTA), Buffalo, New York

June 27-29, 2022:

  • Baylor University (OTD), Waco, Texas – initial on-site evaluation
  • University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences-Austin Campus (OTM), Austin, Texas
  • Weatherford College (OTA), Weatherford, Texas

July 11-12, 2022

  • Praxis Institute-Hialeah Campus (OTA), Hialeah, Florida (Fact-Finding Visit)