January 2020
Spring 2020 Visits
The following programs have visits scheduled for this spring. Thank you to our programs for your hard work preparing for the visit, and to our visiting team members for donating your time in the service of the NAAB and the profession at large!

Continuing Accreditation
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, March 21–25
  • University of the District of Columbia, February 29–March 4

Continuing Candidacy
  • Fairmont State University, April 4–7

Initial Candidacy
  • Ball State University, November 3–6

NAAB Changes Name of
Substantial Equivalency Program
In response to feedback from two surveys distributed to Substantial Equivalency stakeholders in 2019, the NAAB has changed the name of the SE program to NAAB International Certification , effective January 1, 2020. Programs with NAAB international Certification were notified in December.
Partner Spotlight:
AIA Publishes Final Chapters of the
“Guides for Equitable Practice”
The “Guides for Equitable Practice,” developed in partnership with the University of Washington and the University of Minnesota, provide an educational resource to architects and firms on equity, diversity, and inclusion issues. Part I was released November, 2018 and Part II was released June, 2019. Part III, containing chapters seven, eight, and nine were published on December 19, 2019. Read the press release here , and access all nine chapters here .