On-Site Visits

ACOTE On-Site Accreditation Visits

Those wishing to submit written third-party comment concerning accreditation qualifications for the programs scheduled for on-site 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 accred@aota.org.

A request for ACOTE’s most recent on-site visit report for a specific occupational therapy or occupational therapy assistant program may be addressed to the Director of Accreditation, AOTA, and emailed to accred@aota.org.

Planning for the On-Site Evaluation

Below is information pertinent to program on-site visits as part of the reaccreditation or the initial accreditation process. For more information regarding on-site evaluation policies please review ACOTE IV.A.2. The Onsite Evaluation.

Planning for the Visit


Prior to the site visitor’s arrival, travel arrangements and the site visit agenda should be discussed and finalized with the Team chair.