Institutional accreditation assures students, parents, and members of the public that the University is an effective provider of high-quality educational programs and services. The University of Virginia is proud to be an accredited member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges ("SACSCOC" or the "Commission"). Through the accreditation and academic compliance activities highlighted in this site, the University reaffirms its ongoing commitment to academic excellence and innovation.
The Office of Institutional Assessment and Studies (IAS) conducts institutional research and supports assessment at the University of Virginia.The office provides the University community with data and analysis needed for decision-makers to maintain and improve institutional effectiveness.
Organizational Excellence is a formal program to enable the achievement of institutional strategic goals and priorities - excellence in education, research, and scholarship. It is a deliberate approach to foster a culture of continuous improvement and enhance effectiveness and efficiency through resource alignment and optimization. Organizational Excellence provides a structure for the University to learn about itself and then adopt changes to more effectively support core mission activities.
The University Budget Office supports the University’s highest priorities by identifying, projecting, allocating, and managing the central resources available for operating and capital expenditures.