The Commission on Accrediting of The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) maintains accreditation standards for its member institutions. Yale Divinity School (YDS) is a member institution of ATS. Student complaints regarding violations of ATS accreditation standards in YDS should be directed to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in YDS. The Associate Dean of Academic Affairs maintains a record of formal student complaints for review by the ATS Board of Directors. The ATS accreditation standards may be found at www.ats.edu/accrediting.