Erie County Community College is currently engaged in the Middle States Commission on Higher Education‘s (MSCHE) process for determining its eligibility for accreditation (pre-accreditation). MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). MSCHE accepts complaints and third-party comments for institutions engaged in the applicant and candidacy processes. MSCHE provides an online form for the submission of complaints or third-party comments on the Complaints page of its website. Please visit MSCHE’s website at for more information.