Phone: 620-235-4181 Fax: 620-235-4219
In accordance with the U.S. Department of Education Program Integrity Rule, 34 C.F.R. Part 600.9, the Kansas Board of Regents has adopted a process to review the appropriately act on student complaints concerning the six state universities.
If you as a student have a complaint about PSU’s distance education programs, please contact the Director of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, Cindy Johnson, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 620-235-4189, to help you with the grievance process. More information about this process can be found at http://www.pittstate.edu/office/eoaa/grievance-procedures/
If after exhausting all available institutional processes a student’s complaint remains unresolved, the student may make a complaint to the Kansas Board of Regent’s office, in writing, by completing and submitting a complaint form (http://kansasregents.org/students/university_student_complaints#pol-complaint) for university student complaints.
Out of State residents living in SARA* states: Out of state students residing in a SARA state and enrolling in a distance education offered by Pittsburg State University may file a complaint to the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) by using the KBOR SARA Complaint Form (http://kansasregents.org/resources/PDF/Academic_Affairs/3257-ComplaintForm_SARAinstitutions.pdf).
Follow this link for a list of SARA* states.
Students may also make a complaint to the Higher Learning Commission (http://www.ncahlc.org/information-for-the-public/complaints.html).
Pittsburg State University (PSU) is accredited by:
The Higher Learning Commission 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411 Phone: 800.621.7440 / 312.263.0456 . Fax: 312.263.7462 . email@example.com
In most cases, these complaint procedures require the student to exhaust all complaint avenues internal to the institution before a complaint can be filed at the state or accrediting agency level. PSU students are advised to first attempt to resolve complaints with PSU administration.
For more information please contact:
Pittsburg State University Office of the Provost 220 Russ Hall Pittsburg State University 1701 South Broadway Pittsburg KS 66762-7554 Phone: 620-235-4113 Fax: 620-235-6192 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
California Department of Consumer Affairshttp://www.dca.ca.gov/(800) 952-5210
Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education www.ctregents.org (860)947-1801
Delaware Department of Education www.doe.k12.de.us (302) 735-4000 (302) 739-4654
Florida Department of Education Student Grievance Procedure (850) 245-0505 (850) 245-9667
State of Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairshttp://cca.hawaii.gov/(808) 587-3222
Kentucky Council on Post-secondary Education Student Grievance Procedure (502) 573-1555 (502) 573-1535
Massachusetts Board of Higher Education Student Grievance Procedure (617) 994-6950 (617) 727-0955
New Jersey Commission of Higher Education Student Grievance Procedure (609) 588-3226
New York State Education Department, Office of College and University Evaluationhttp://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/(518) 474-3852
North Carolina Community College System, Office of Proprietary School Services Student Grievance Procedure (pdf) (919) 807-7146 (919) 807-7164
Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Program Services Student Grievance Procedure (717) 783-6137 (717) 783-6139
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education Student Grievance Procedure (pdf) (803) 737-2260 (803) 737-2297
Utah Division of Consumer Protection Student Grievance Procedure (801) 530-6601 (801) 530-6001
Wisconsin Educational Approval Board email@example.com (email) (608) 266-1996 (608) 264-8477