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The Office of Institutional Compliance works with over 70 regulatory agencies. 

What's New?

Regan Albertson has joined Columbia College has the new administrative assistant for the Office of Institutional Compliance and the Education Department.

Welcome to the Office of Institutional Compliance

The Office of Institutional Compliance is responsible for seeking authorizations or exemptions to offer degree programs via Online Education or at any of Columbia College’s Nationwide Campuses. The office processes a large number of external applications and reports to various regulatory agencies. Institutional Compliance also has oversight of HLC accreditation for the entire college.

Institutional Compliance works closely with Academic Affairs, Institutional Research and additional internal departments to ensure Columbia College is in compliance to operate and offer degree programs.

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The Ombudsman Contact

Misty Bush, Director of Institutional Compliance and HLC Accreditation Liaison Officer, is the Ombudsman contact for Columbia College. The Ombudsman will coordinate investigations with appropriate parties related to college matters such as academic or non-academic, employment, facilities, financial aid, etc. For such matters, please email or call (573) 875-7697.