Student Grievances

When a student has question or a problem with a course, the student should first talk with the course instructor for a remedy. If further assistance is needed, students are encouraged to contact the department dean or the director of Distance Learning. If further assistance is needed, students may also contact their state agency using the list below.

Alabama Commission of Higher Education
Telephone: 334.242.1998
Fax: 334.242.0268

Alaska Commission On Postsecondary Education
Telephone: 800.441.2962
Fax: 907.465.5316

Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
Telephone: 602.542.5709
Fax: 602.542.1253

Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Telephone: 501.371.2000

California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
Telephone: 800.370.7589
Fax: 916.263.1895

Colorado Department of Higher Education
Telephone: 303.866.2723
Fax: 303.866.4266 

Connecticut Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education
Telephone: 860.947.1801

Delaware Department of Education
Telephone: 302.735.4000
Fax: 302.739.4654

Washington DC-Education Licensure Commission
Telephone: 202.442.4314
Alternative Telephone: 202.442.4465

Florida Department of Education
Telephone: 850.245.0505
Fax: 850.245.9667

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
Telephone: 770.414.3300
Fax: 770.414.3309

Hawaii Dept. of Education
Telephone: 808.586.3230
Fax: 808.586.3234

Idaho Board of Education
Telephone: 208.334.2270
Fax: 208.334.2632

Illinois Board of Higher Education
Telephone: 217.782.2551
Fax: 217.782.8548

Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education
Telephone: 317.232.1320
Fax: 317.233.4219

Iowa College Student Aid Commission
Telephone: 515.725.3400
Fax: 515.725.3401

Kansas Board of Regents
Telephone: 785.296.4917
Fax: 785.296.7052

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
Telephone: 502.573.1555
Fax: 502.573.1535

Louisiana Board of Regents
Telephone: 225.342.4253
Fax: 225.342.9318

Maine Department of Education
Telephone: 207.624.6600
Fax: 207.624.6700

Maryland Higher Education Commission
Telephone: 800.974.0203
Fax: 410.260.3200

Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
Telephone: 617.994.6950
Fax: 617.727.0955

Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth
Telephone: 517.373.1820
Fax: 517.373.2129

Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Telephone: 800.657.3866
Fax: 651.642.0675

Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation
Telephone: 601.432.6198
Fax: 601.432.6225

Missouri Department of Higher Education
Telephone: 800.473.6757
Fax: 573.751.6635

Montana University System, Montana Board of Regents
Telephone: 406.444.6570

Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
Telephone: 402.471.2847
Fax: 402.471.2886

Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
Telephone: 702.486.7330
Fax: 702.486.7340

New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission
Telephone: 603.271.3494

New Jersey Commission on Higher Education
Telephone: 800.792.8670

New Mexico Higher Education Department
Telephone: 505.476.8400
Fax: 505.476.8453

New York Office of College and University Evaluation
Telephone: 518.474.2593
Fax: 518.486.2779
North Carolina Community College System, Office of Proprietary School Services
Telephone: 919.807.7146
Fax: 919.807.7164

North Dakota State Board for Career and Technical Education
Telephone: 701.328.3180
Fax: 701.328.1255

Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools
Telephone: 877.275.4219
Fax: 614.466.2219

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Telephone: 405.225.9100

Oregon Department of Education-Private and Career Schools Office
Telephone: 503.947.5600
Fax: 503.378.5156

Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Program Services
Telephone: 717.783.6137
Fax: 717.783.6139

Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education
Telephone: (787) 641.7100
Fax: 787.641.2573

Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education
Telephone: 401.456.6008
Fax:  401.456.6028

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
Telephone: 803.737.2260
Fax: 803.737.2297

South Dakota Board of Regents
Telephone: 605.773.3544
Fax:  605.773.5320

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Telephone: 615.741.3605
Fax: 615.741.6230

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Telephone: 512.427.6101

Utah Division of Consumer Protection
Telephone: 801.530.6601
Fax: 801.530.6001

Vermont State Board of Education
Telephone: 802.828.3135

Private & Out-of-State Postsecondary Education, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Telephone: 804.225.2600
Fax: 804.225.2604

Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board
Telephone: 360.753.7869
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
Telephone: 304.588.4016

Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
Telephone: 608.266.1966
Fax: 608.264.8477

Wyoming Department of Education
Telephone: 307.777.7690
Fax: 307.777.6234