Student Grievance Contact Information

If student complaints cannot be resolved after exhausting the Institution’s grievance procedure, the student may file a complaint with their respective state of residence. The contact information to file a complaint with the states is listed below:

Alabama Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education
http://www.accs.cc/complaintform.aspx

Alaska Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
http://acpe.alaska.gov/EDUCATOR-SCHOOL/Postsecondary_Institutions/Consumer_Protection

Arizona Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
http://azppse.state.az.us/student_info/compliance.asp

Arkansas Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board
http://www.adhe.edu/SiteCollectionDocuments/AcademicAffairsDivision/ICAC%20Rules%20and%20Regulations/APPENDIXJ.pdf

California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
http://www.bppe.ca.gov/forms_pubs/complaint.pdf

Colorado Colorado Department of Higher Education
http://highered.colorado.gov/Academics/Complaints/default.html

Connecticut Connecticut Office of Higher Education
http://www.ctohe.org/ContactUs.shtml

Delaware Delaware Higher Education Office
http://www.delaware.gov/topics/complaintsreports

District of Columbia District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education
http://osse.dc.gov/service/public-complaints

Florida Commission for Independent Education
http://www.fldoe.org/cie/complaint.asp

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
http://www.gnpec.org/forms/pdf%20files/ComplaintProcess.pdf

Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
http://cca.hawaii.gov/ocp/

Idaho Idaho State Board of Education
http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/priv_col_univ/student_complaint.asp

Illinois Illinois Board of Higher Education
http://www.ibhe.state.il.us/consumerinfo/complaint.htm

Indiana Indiana Commission for Higher Education
http://www.in.gov/che/2744.htm

Iowa Iowa College Student Aid Commission
http://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/constituentrequest.asp

Kansas Kansas Board of Regents
The Board’s address is 1000 S.W. Jackson, Ste. 520, Topeka, KS 66612. http://www.kansasregents.org/private_postsecondary_complaint_process

Kentucky Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
http://cpe.ky.gov/policies/academicpolicies/faqs-students.htm

Louisiana Louisiana Board of Regents
http://www.regentsfiles.org/assets/docs/ProprietarySchools/StudentComplaintProcedure.pdf

Maine Maine Department of Education
http://mainedoenews.net/home/contact-us/

Maryland Maryland Higher Education Commission
http://mhec.maryland.gov/highered/acadaff/mhecstudentcomplaintprocess.pdf

Massachusetts Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
http://www.mass.edu/forstudents/complaints/complaintprocess.asp

Michigan Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
http://www.michiganps.net/complaint.aspx

Minnesota Minnesota Office of Higher Education
http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=1078

Mississippi Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation
http://www.ihl.state.ms.us/mcca/downloads/studentcomplaintform.pdf

Missouri Missouri Department of Higher Education
http://www.dhe.mo.gov/contactus.php

Montana Montana University System
http://mus.edu/MUS-statement-of-complaint-process.asp

Nebraska Nebraska Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
http://www.ago.ne.gov/consumer_protection

Nevada Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
http://www.cpe.state.nv.us/CPE%20Complaint%20Info.htm

New Hampshire New Hampshire Division of Higher Education
http://www.education.nh.gov/instruction/special_ed/faq_complaints.htm

New Jersey New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/ocp/

New Mexico New Mexico Higher Education Department
The Department’s address is: 2048 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505-2100, Telephone: (505) 476-8400, Web site: http://www.hed.state.nm.us/Complaint_3.aspx

New York New York State Education Department
Office of College and University Evaluation
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/spr/COMPLAINTFORMINFO.html

North Carolina University of North Carolina
http://www.northcarolina.edu/aa_planning/licensure/information_on_filing_student_complaint.htm

North Dakota North Dakota State Board of Higher Education
http://www.ndus.edu/makers/procedures/ndus/default.asp?PID=465&SID=57

Ohio Ohio Board of Regents
https://www.ohiohighered.org/contact-us

Oklahoma Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
http://www.okhighered.org/current-college-students/complaints.shtml

Oregon Oregon Office of Degree Authorization
http://oregonstudentaid.gov/contact-oda.aspx

Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Education
http://www.education.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/private_licensed_schools/8993/complaints/531093

Rhode Island Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education
http://www.ribghe.org/8a1031912.pdf

South Carolina South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
http://www.che.sc.gov/AcademicAffairs/License/Complaint_procedures_and_form.pdf

South Dakota South Dakota Board of Regents
http://www.sdbor.edu/

Tennessee Tennessee Higher Education Commission
http://www.tn.gov/thec/Divisions/LRA/PostsecondaryAuth/Complaint Form.rtf

Texas Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/index.cfm?objectid=051F93F5-03D4-9CCE-40FA9F46F2CD3C9D

Utah Utah Division of Consumer Protection
http://consumerprotection.utah.gov/complaints/index.html

Vermont Vermont Agency of Education
http://education.vermont.gov/new/html/pgm_sped/policy/dispute_resolution.html

Virginia State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
http://www.schev.edu/forms/StudentComplaintInformation.pdf

Washington Washington Student Achievement Council
http://www.wsac.wa.gov/WashingtonInstitutions/ProtectingConsumers

West Virginia West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
http://wvhepcnew.wvnet.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=224

Wisconsin Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
http://eab.state.wi.us/resources/complaint.asp

Wyoming Wyoming Department of Education
Private School Licensing
http://edu.wyoming.gov/Programs/schools/private_school_licensing.aspx