Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

Welcome to the College-Institute’s Office of Institutional Research & Assessment.

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Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). View HUC-JIR’s MSCHE Institutional Profile. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104, or call (267) 284-5000 for questions about HUC-JIR accreditation. The commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

HUC-JIR’s DeLeT program is the only program that leads to licensed elementary teachers profession in the state of California. Please refer to the DeLeT page for more further information on credentialing.

For states other than California, the student is advised to contact the respective state licensing board to determine the requirements and eligibility for teacher licensure and credentialing.

State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA): The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) is an agreement among member states, districts, and territories that establish comparable national standards for the interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs. It is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in another state. SARA is overseen by a National Council and administered by four regional education compacts. HUC-JIR is an approved member of SARA, through the State of New York. As of August 2019, all states, except California, Guam & American Samoa have introduced legislation to join SARA and/or have joined a regional compact.

The Hebrew Union College0Jewish Institute of Religion, as an institution of higher education and as a community of scholars, is committed to the elimination of discrimination and the provision of equal opportunity in education and employment. HUC-JIR does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or gender identity and expression in its programs and activities. HUC-JIR does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on these bases and takes steps to ensure that students, employees, professors, administrators, visitors, and other third parties are not subject to a hostile environment in its programs and activities. When an allegation of discrimination or harassment is brought to the College’s attention, a prompt investigation will be performed. Please refer to the links below for more information on the complaint process and procedures.

Students should first address complaints to the school within HUC-JIR where she/he is registered.  Policies and procedures are below in Academic Handbook.

If the resolution to school-based policy and procedure as well as the appeals process remains unsatisfactory, the complaint may be appealed, within two years of the incident about which the complaint is made, to the SARA portal agency in New York.  Please note Grade grievances and student conduct matters are not within the purview of the New York portal agency.

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It is HUC-JIR policy for all enrolled students to submit medical information that is added to their confidential student record, in fulfillment of certain governmental and insurance requirements, and to assist with any emergencies that may arise. Medical forms are required before matriculation. All incoming students must have the official medical forms complete and submitted to the National Office of Recruitment and Admissions no later than one month prior to the start date of your program. (Current HUC-JIR students may want to update your records). The documents include information for you to review and forms for you to complete with your doctor. You will need to schedule a medical appointment to complete the required information.

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment annually calculates the retention and graduation rates for our students. The graduation rate is calculated based on the federal standard of 150 percent of the normal completion time. Also, self-reported information from alumni is collected annually to determine the types of employment placement that graduates obtain.

Federal guidelines mandate that all institutions offering Title IV funds have a Standard of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). The following information defines HUC-JIR’s minimum standards for SAP to maintain eligibility for all types of financial aid, including Federal (Title IV), State, and institutional (HUC-JIR) funding. Read More.