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Physical Address:
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Denver, CO 80204

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Complaint Filing Procedure for Students Outside of Colorado

 

As of July 1, 2011, all colleges must provide students with contact information for filing complaints in each state, including states in which students are enrolled in online courses. Please see below for the information to file a student complaint with the appropriate accrediting body:

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STATE LINK CONTACT NUMBER
Alabama Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.ache.state.al.us/
Alabama Commission on Higher Education
Telephone: (334) 242-1998
Alaska Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://akadvantage.alaska.gov/
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
call toll free 800-441-2962
Arizona http://azppse.state.az.us/student_info/compliance.asp Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
Telephone: (602)542-5709
Arkansas http://www.adhe.edu/divisions/academicaffairs/Pages/academicaffairs.aspx Arkansas Department of Higher Education
Telephone: (501)371-2000
California http://www.bppe.ca.gov/forms_pubs/complaint.pdf Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
Telephone: (916)431-6959 or (800) 1-888-370-7589
Colorado http://highered.colorado.gov/Academics/Complaints/ Colorado Department of Higher Education
Telephone: (303) 866-2723
Connecticut Forms are available:
http://www.ctdhe.org
State of Connecticut Department of Higher Education
Telephone: (860)947-1800
Delaware Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.doe.k12.de.us/
Delaware Department of Education
Telephone: (302)735-4120 or 1-800-292-7935
District of Columbia http://seo.dc.gov/service/public-complaints Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Telephone: (202) 727-6436
Florida http://www.fldoe.org/cie/complaint.asp Florida Department of Education
Telephone: 1-888-224-6684 (Toll Free) or
(850) 245-3200
Georgia http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/docs/392/5/06.pdf Georgia Department of Education
Telephone: (404) 656-2800 or
1 (800) 311-3627
Hawaii http://hawaii.gov/dcca/ocp/consumer_complaint Office of Consumer Protection Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Telephone: (808)586-2630
Idaho http://legislature.idaho.gov/idstat/Title33/T33CH24.htm Idaho State Department of Education
Telephone: Toll Free (800) 432-4601 or (208) 332-6800
Illinois This link requests complaints be directed back to the institution
http://www.ibhe.state.il.us/consumerinfo/complaint.htm
Use institutional Ombudsman/Dean/Department Head/Provost
Hotline (217) 782-2551
Indiana http://www.in.gov/che/ Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Telephone: (317)464-4400
Iowa http://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/constituentrequest.asp Iowa College Student Aid Commission
Telephone: (877)272-4456
Kansas http://www.kansasregents.org/resources/PDF/524-ComplaintProcedureandForm.pdf Kansas Board of Regents
Telephone: (785) 296-4917
Kentucky http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/013/001/020.htm Kentuky Department of Education
Telephone: (502)564-2002 or (866) 538-7435 (toll free)
Louisiana Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.regents.la.gov/
Louisiana Board of Regents
Telephone: (225) 342-4253
Maine Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.maine.gov/education/
Maine Department of Education
Telephone: (207) 624-6600
Maryland Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.mhec.state.md.us/
Maryland Higher Education Commission
Telephone: Phone: (410) 767-3301 or Toll Free: (800) 974-0203
Massachusetts http://www.mass.edu/forstudents/complaints/complaintprocess.asp Massachusetts Department of Education
Telephone: (617) 994-6950
Michigan http://www.michiganps.net/complaint.aspx Michigan Department of Education
Telephone: (517)373-3324
Minnesota http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=205 Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Telephone: (651) 642-0567 or Toll Free: (800) 657-3866
Mississippi Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.mississippi.edu/mcca/
Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation
Telephone: (601)432-6372
Missouri While the department does require students to pursue resolution through institutional processes, which are required as part of the licensure standards, the department does maintain a process for the review of student complaints at licensed schools. Information about that process is not currently available from the department's website but is distributed to students upon request.  
Montana Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://mus.edu/board
Montana University System
Telephone: (406)444-6570
Nebraska Not available online Nebraska Department of Education
Telephone: (402)471-2295
Nevada http://www.cpe.state.nv.us/CPE%20Complaint%20Info.htm Commission on Postsecondary Education
Telephone: (702) 486-7330
New Hampshire Complaints regarding non-compliance with agency New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules. Made to Executive Director of the Commission.
http://www.nh.gov/postsecondary/complaints
New Hampshire Department of Education
Telephone: (603) 271-3494
New Jersey Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.state.nj.us/highereducation/
State of New Jersey Higher Education
Telephone: (609)292-4310
New Mexico Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.hed.state.nm.us/
New Mexico Higher Education Department
Telephone: (505)476-8400
New York http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/spr/COMPLAINTFORMINFO.html New York State Education Department
Telephone: (518) 474-2593
North Carolina If the complaint cannot be resolved after exhausting the institution's grievance procedure, the student may file a complaint with the following office: Post-Secondary Education Complaints, c/o Assistant Director of Licensure and Workforce Studies, University of North Carolina General Administration. 910 Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2688, telephone (919) 962-4558. The student may contact UNC General Administration for further details  
North Dakota Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.nd.gov/cte/
Department of Career and Technical Education
Telephone: (701)328-3180
Ohio Not available online Ohio Department of Education
Telephone: (614) 995-1545 or Toll-free 1-877-644-6338
Oklahoma Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.okhighered.org/
Okalahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Telephone: (405)225-9100
Oregon Not available online Oregon Department of Education
Telephone: (503)947-5600
Pennsylvania Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.education.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/bureau_of_postsecondary_education/
7325/division
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Telephone: (717)783-6788
Puerto Rico For IHEs' go to PRCHE - Chapter XIII:
COMPLAINTS - Article 87 - Page Number 113
For other postsecondary non degree granting go to PRGEC - Article 3.4 (in Spanish):
http://www.cge.gobierno.pr/reglamentos/Reglamento%20de%20Licencias.pdf
Education Commission of the States
Telephone: (303) 299-3636
Rhode Island Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.ribghe.org/
Rhode Island Board of Govorners of Higher Education
Telephone: (401)456-6000
South Carolina http://www.che.sc.gov/Portals/0/CHE_Docs/academicaffairs/license/complaint_procedures_and_form.pdf South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
Telephone: (803)737-2260
South Dakota Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.sdbor.edu/
South Dakota Board of Regents
Telephone: (605)773-3455
Tennessee Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.tn.gov/thec/Divisions/LRA/PostsecondaryAuth/psa.html
Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Telephone: (615) 741-3605
Texas Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Telephone: (512) 427-6101
Utah http://consumerprotection.utah.gov/complaints/index.html Utah Division of Consumer Protection
Telephone: (801)530-6601 or Toll-Free: 1-800-721-SAFE
Vermont Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://www.education.vermont.gov/new/html/mainboard.html
State of Vermont Department of Education
Telephone: (802) 828-5101
Virginia http://www.schev.edu/forms/StudentComplaintInformation.pdf State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Telephone: (804) 371-2285
Washington http://www.wsac.wa.gov/WashingtonInstitutions/ProtectingConsumers Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board
Telephone: (360)753-7800
West Virginia Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://wvhepcnew.wvnet.edu/
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
Telephone: (304)558-2101
Wisconsin http://eab.state.wi.us/resources/complaint.asp State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
Telephone: (608) 266-1996
Wyoming Link not found for complaint process. General link:
http://edu.wyoming.gov/Programs/schools/private_school_licensing.aspx
Wyoming Department of Education
Telephone: (307)777-6210

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