When are annual updates scheduled for Programs and Sponsoring Institutions? February 09, 2020 03:35 Updated Annual updates are usually scheduled the week after the July 4 holiday weekend. Related articles What are the annual reporting timeframes? What questions will be asked in the ADS annual update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic? What is the Accreditation Data System (ADS) academic year rollover? Print all FAQs for the 2020-2021 annual update What is the Accreditation Data System (ADS)?