Conditions and Procedures

2020 Conditions and Procedures

On January 31, 2020, the NAAB Board of Directors approved the 2020 Conditions for Accreditation and Procedures for Accreditation, for publication on February 10, 2020. Programs hosting visits in 2021 have the option of selecting the 2014 Conditions and 2015 Procedures or the 2020 Conditions and Procedures. Programs hosting a site visit in 2022 and beyond will be required to use the 2020 Conditions and Procedures. As part of the transition, beginning January 1, 2022, programs are required to utilize the NAAB 2020 Conditions and Procedures for Accreditation for all accreditation purposes, except in the case of Interim Progress Reports (IPR). Programs whose previous term of accreditation requires IPR(s) will continue to submit IPRs to address identified deficiencies.

2020 Conditions for AccreditationFull Document
2020 Procedures for AccreditationFull Document

2015 Procedures

On May 6, 2015, the Directors of the National Architectural Accrediting Board, Inc. (NAAB) approved the final edition of The 2015 Procedures for Accreditation. This edition governs all visits scheduled for calendar 2016.
2015 Procedures for Accreditation Approved – Final Announcement
2015 Procedures for Accreditation – Full Document


2014 Conditions

On July 19, 2014, the Directors of the National Architectural Accrediting Board, Inc. (NAAB) approved the final edition of The 2014 Conditions for Accreditation.
2014 Conditions for AccreditationFinal Announcement
2014 Conditions for Accreditation Full document


2012 Procedures

On July 20, 2012, the Board of Directors of the National Architectural Accrediting Board approved the 2012 Edition of the Procedures. The document was amended in 2013. Click here to download the full amended document.


2009 Conditions