Programs and Services

  • Provides a repository of useful processes and tools to assist academic leaders in their decision making role.

  • Frequently Asked Questions About the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

  • Through an agreement between WICHE and the Midwestern Higher Education Compact, colleges and universities; K-12 districts and entities; city, county, and state governments, and some non-profit organizations are achieving substantial cost savings by purchasing computers, software, printers , and other products through MHECtech.

  • The Internet is a crucial part of higher education today. Students, faculty, and staff must have access to institutional web content for many essential activities such as registering, applying for financial aid completing assignments, employment, testing, and delivering or augmenting courses. However, if websites that provide necessary information are not accessible, those with disabilities may not be able to independently complete their daily tasks or compete with their peers in academia and beyond.

  • WICHE ICE enables students, through their home institutions, to seamlessly access high quality online courses and programs offered by other four-year and two-year ICE member institutions.

  • Seeks to develop a new framework for transfer of the general education core based on learning outcomes

  • Since 2004, WICHE has partnered with the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) to expand MHEC's Master Property Program (MPP) to include two-year and four-year, public and private institutions in the WICHE region. The program helps colleges and universities in the West improve their insurance coverage and lower premium costs. Members buy property insurance as a group and benefit from the financial stability and 16 years of experience and continuity of the MHEC group.

  • MHECare offers vetted, competitively priced medical benefits to institutions and their students.

  • Based on Priority I of the Work Plan and Project Management commitment, the eight institutions involved in the CHEO initiative are responsible for increasing the attainment of certifications, certificates, diplomas, and other industry-recognized credentials for TAACCCT-eligible workers and other adults to that they can enter high-wage, high-skill employment or re-employment in growth industry sectors.

  • NANSLO provides a consortium approach to the development and deployment of high-quality, modular, openly licensed courseware integrating learner-centered and immersive web-based labs using software, video and robotics for the study of science courses.

  • WICHE's Professional Student Exchange Program enables students in 10 western states to enroll in selected out-of-state professional programs usually because those fields of study are not available at public institutions in their home states.

  • Provides the West’s top academic leadership at four-year institutions and related system and state agencies with a forum for sharing information and expertise and collaborating on regional initiatives.

  • Provides chief academic leaders of two-year institutions and related system and state agencies with the opportunity to share resources and expertise as they collaboratively address issues of common concern which are beyond the scope of a single institution or state.

  • Safeguards distance-learning students and provides them with greater access to online courses, and protects state and institutional interests