January 31, 2018

2017 Annual Report Due

  • All accredited programs must submit an Annual Report and demonstrate compliance with PAB criterion 1F/Public Information. The template for 1F is available here. The Annual Report can be accessed at http://pab.civicore.com

January - March 2018

Spring Site Visits

  • January 29 – 31: Florida Atlantic University
  • February 5 – 7: University of Texas at Arlington
  • February 5 – 7: University of Texas San Antonio
  • February 11 – 14: Clemson University
  • February 26 – 28: Texas Southern University
  • March 4 – 7: Texas A&M University
  • March 12 – 14: University of New Orleans
  • March 26 – 28: Tufts University

April 21 - 24, 2018

PAB Spring Meeting at APA National Conference – New Orleans, LA

Accreditation Reviews

  • Alabama A & M University
  • Arizona State University
  • George Washington University
  • Ohio State University
  • San Jose State University
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

PAB Pre-Conference Sessions

PAB Site Visitor Training
Friday April 20, 2018. Time and Location TBA

June 15, 2018

Self-Study Reports due

  • Harvard University
  • Michigan State University
  • New York University
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Wayne State University

July 1, 2018

Progress Reports due

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Morgan State University
  • Temple University
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison

September 15, 2018

Self-Study Reports due

  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Florida
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute * State University

October 25 - 28, 2018

PAB Fall Meeting at ACSP National Conference – Buffalo, NY

Accreditation Reviews

  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Clemson University
  • Texas A & M University
  • Texas Southern University
  • Tufts University
  • University of New Orleans
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Texas San Antonio

PAB Pre-Conference Sessions

PAB Site Visitor Training
Wednesday October 24, 2018. Time and Location TBA

PAB Newsletter

Fall 2017 (PDF)
Spring 2017 (PDF)
Archived Newsletters

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Other News

Changes to APA Student Membership & AICP Candidate Pilot Program Approved; Launching in 2017

Summary of Recent Actions

Click here to view the actions taken at the most recent Board meeting.

International Position Statement

The Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) recognizes the growing importance of international flows of ideas and personnel in the planning profession, and the interest among planning schools outside the United States in interactions with PAB. At the same time, PAB has determined that it does not yet have sufficient understanding or experience to launch a broad program of quality assurance services outside the U.S.

To view the complete statement, please click here