Student Complaint Contact Information for Individual States

State Complaint Process if Available (If a link was not found for a complaint process, then the agency's URL is listed.)
Alabama Link not found for complaint process
Alabama Commission on Higher Education
Alaska Link not found for complaint process
Alaska Commmission on Postsecondary Education
Arizona A.R.S. § 32-3052 & A.A.C. R4-39-403
Arizona Complaint Process
Arkansas Arakansas Complaint Process
California California Complaint Process
Colorado Colorado Complaint Process
Connecticut Forms for Connecticut Complaint Process
Delaware Link not found for complaint process
Delaware Department of Education
District of Columbia District of Columbia Register (The complaint process can be found in § 2115 of regulations at the above link.)
Florida Link not found for complaint process
Florida Department of Education
Georgia Georgia Complaint Process
Hawaii Hawaii Complaint Process
Idaho Idaho Complaint Process
Illinois Use institutional ombudsman/Dean/Department head/provost - hotline 217-782-2551 or visit the Filing Complaints page. (Editor's note: This link requests that complaints be directed back to the institution. This might not meet the expectation for the state to have a process to review or address complaints.)
Indiana Indiana Complaint Process
Iowa Iowa Complaint Process
Kansas Kansas Complaint Process
Kentucky Link not found for complaint process
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
Louisiana Link not found for complaint process
State of Louisiana Board of Regents
Maine Link not found for complaint process
State of Maine, Department of Education
Maryland Link not found for complaint process
Maryland Higher Education Commission
Massachusetts Student Complaint Process
Michigan Michigan Complaint Process
Minnesota Minnesota Complaint Process
Mississippi Link not found for complaint process
Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning
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.
Missouri Department of Higher Education
Montana Link not found for complaint process
Montana University System
Nebraska Not available online
Nevada Nevada Complaint Process
New Hampshire Complaints regarding non-compliance with agency New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules, made to Executive Director of the Commission.
New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission Complaints
New Jersey Link not found for complaint process
State of New Jersey Commission on Higher Education
New Mexico Link not found for complaint process
New Mexico Higher Education Department
New York New York Complaint Process
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.
The Board of Governors, The University of North Carolina
North Dakota Link not found for complaint process
North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education
Ohio Not available online
The Ohio Board of Regents
Oklahoma Link not found for complaint process
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Oregon Link not found for complaint process
Oregon Student Assistance Commission, Office of Degree Authorization
Pennsylvania Link not found for complaint process
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Rhode Island Link not found for complaint process
Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education
South Carolina South Carolina Complaint Process
South Dakota Link not found for complaint process
South Dakota Board of Regents
Tennessee Tennessee Higher Education Commission(Complaint forms may be uploaded at the above link.)
Texas Link not found for complaint process
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Utah Utah Complaint Process
Vermont Link not found for complaint process
State of Vermont, Department of Education
Virginia State Council of Higher Education for Virginia Student Complaint Information Sheet
Washington Washington Complaint Process
West Virginia Link not found for complaint process
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
Wisconsin Wisconsin Complaint Process
Wyoming Link not found for complaint process
Wyoming Department of Education