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Timeline

The following is CSULB's tentative timeline and will be updated as needed.

  • April 2010 - Campus president notifies NCAA of Steering Committee chair selection.
  • June 2010 - Campus NCAA certification website is launched.
  • June 29, 2010 - Steering Committee chair meets with subcommittee chairs to explain their responsibilities and distribute certification materials.
  • July 2, 2010 - Conference call with NCAA
  • July 14, 2010 - Subcommittee chairs meet with representative from Office of Institutional Research to discuss data collection and to discuss procedures for first meeting of the subcommittees.
  • August 2010 - CSULB president appoints members of Steering Committee and subcommittees.
  • August 16, 2010 - Conference call with NCAA
  • August 18, 2010 - Subcommittee chairs meet.
  • August 23, 2010 - First day of fall semester
  • August 23, 2010 - Steering Committee convenes for first meeting.
  • August 27, 2010 - NCAA certification self study announced publicly at annual convocation.
  • September 2010 - Subcommittee chairs convene subcommittees. Subcommittees develop work plan to collect, evaluate and prepare responses to self-study operating principle questions; submit work plans to Steering Committee chair.
  • September 2010 - CSULB issues press release announcing that the university will begin a year-long study of its athletics program.
  • September 2, 2010 - Conference call with NCAA
  • September 8, 2010 - NCAA Self-Study Orientation Videoconference held.
  • September 2010 - January 2011 - Subcommittees work on self-study reports.
  • October 6, 2010 - Conference call with NCAA
  • October 13, 2010 - Steering Committee meets.
  • October 20, 2010 - Conference call with NCAA
  • November 24, 2010 - Conference call with NCAA
  • December 8, 2010 - Conference call with NCAA
  • December 8, 2010 - Steering Committee meets.
  • December 23, 2010 - Last day of fall semester
  • December 24 - 31, 2010 - University closed (Winter Holiday Closure)
  • January 2011 - Subcommittee chairs submit draft self-study reports to Steering Committee chair.
  • January - February 2011 - Self-study report editor and Steering Committee staff draft/edit university's self-study report.
  • January 11, 2011 - Conference call with NCAA
  • January 20, 2011 - Conference call with NCAA
  • January 24, 2011 - First day of spring semester
  • January 26, 2011 - Conference call with NCAA
  • February 9, 2011 - Conference call with NCAA
  • February 9, 2011 - Steering Committee meets.
  • February 15, 2011 - Steering Committee chair makes presentation to Alumni Association Board of Directors regarding NCAA certification self-study process.
  • February 23, 2011 - Conference call with NCAA
  • February 24, 2011 - Steering Committee chair makes presentation to Academic Senate regarding NCAA certification self-study process.
  • March - April 2011 - Steering Committee, subcommittees and university community review draft of self-study report and provide comments.
  • March 2, 2011 - Steering Committee chair makes presentation to Associated Students Senate regarding NCAA certification self-study process.
  • March 9, 2011 - Conference call with NCAA
  • March 11, 2011 - Steering Committee chair makes presentation to Staff Council regarding NCAA certification self-study process.
  • March 16, 2011 - Steering Committee meets.
  • March 16, 2011 - Steering Committee chair makes presentation to Athletics Department coaches and staff regarding NCAA certification self-study process.
  • March 28 - April 1, 2011 - Spring break (no classes)
  • March 30, 2011 - Conference call with NCAA
  • March 30, 2011 - Steering Committee chairs makes presentation to Athletics Department regarding NCAA certification self-study process.
  • April 2011 - Draft self-study report is posted on university's NCAA athletics certification website.
  • April 2011 - CSULB issues press release to announce that the draft self-study report is available for review.
  • April 2011 - Self-study report editor and Steering Committee staff revise draft of self-study report in response to comments from campus community. Final draft of self-study report submitted to President Alexander for approval.
  • April 13, 2011 - Conference call with NCAA
  • April 14, 2011 - Steering Committee chair makes presentation to Academic Senate regarding NCAA certification self-study process.
  • April 27, 2011 - Steering Committee meets and approves self-study report and plans for improvement.
  • April 28, 2011 - President Alexander approves self-study report and plans for improvement.
  • April 28, 2011 - Conference call with NCAA
  • May 2011 - Final self-study report is posted on university's NCAA athletics certification website.
  • May 11, 2011 - Conference call with NCAA
  • May 13, 2011 - CSULB submits self-study report to NCAA (via Athletics Certification System).
  • May 13 - June 2011 - NCAA staff liaison reviews report for preliminary issues.
  • May 24, 2011 - Conference call with NCAA
  • May 27, 2011 -Last day of spring semester
  • July - August 2011 - NCAA Committee on Athletics Certification reviews self-study report and approves issues.
  • August 22, 2011 - First day of fall semester
  • Two weeks prior to site visit - CSULB responds to issues identified in NCAA analysis. Steering Committee and subcommittees draft response to Peer-Review Team's Report (if necessary).
  • October 12 - 14, 2011 - Peer-Review Team visits CSULB.
  • Within two weeks of campus visit - Peer-Review Team's report sent to CSULB president for response (via Athletics Certification System).
  • December 16, 2011 - CSULB responds to Peer-Review Team's report
  • December 22, 2011 - Last day of fall semester
  • December 26, 2011 - January 2, 2012 - University closed (Winter Holiday Closure)
  • January 23, 2012 - First day of spring semester
  • February 2012 - CSULB receives NCAA decision on certification
  • March 26 - 30, 2012 - Spring break week (no classes)
  • April 2012 - Certification decision is announced.

As of 5/11/2011

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The Process

  1. Institution begins self-study process with orientation videoconference Word document icon:
    August 16, 2010 - October 29, 2010
  2. Institution develops self-study report:
    August 16, 2010 - May 13, 2011
  3. Institution submits self-study report via Athletics Certification System (ACS) by:
    May 13, 2011
  4. NCAA staff liaison reviews report for preliminary issues:
    May 13, 2011 - May 31, 2011
  5. Full committee reviews self-study report and approves issues:
    June 1, 2011 - August 15, 2011
  6. Institution responds to issues identified in Committee on Athletics Certification (CAC) analysis via ACS by:
    August 15, 2011 or two weeks prior to the evaluation visit
  7. Peer-review team (PRT) conducts evaluation visit and writes report:
    October 12 - 14, 2011
  8. PRT sends reports to institution for response:
    Within 2 weeks of campus visit
  9. Institution responds to PRT report by:
    December 16, 2011
  10. CAC deliberates and issues final decisions for all institutions:
    February 2012
  11. CSULB Certification decision annouced:
    April 2012