Student Grievance Resources

Students may file a grievance based on alleged violations of university policy or campus regulations regarding student privacy rights; or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), genetic information (including family medical history), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services.

What can be grieved:

  • Violation of the privacy rights accorded by the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974
  • Discriminatory practices based upon sex, under Title IX
  • Discriminatory practices based upon disability
  • Discriminatory practices based upon race, color, or national origin, under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act
  • Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, age, or marital status, as specified in campus regulations

Student Support:

Students seeking support with any aspect of the Student Grievance Policy and Procedures will receive:
  • Deliberate and thoughtful support with the intake process
  • Support throughout the process with understanding the procedures, the timelines, your rights and responsibilities
  • Support to deliberately explore meaningful remedies to your complaint
  • Regular updates and consistent and transparent communication

See the Student Grievance Policy for more information.

Student Grievance Workflow Infographic Student Grievance Workflow Checklist

Resources and Support with the Grievance Process:


Resources and Support with the Intake Process:

Dean of Students Office,

Resources and Support with Formal Resolution:

Dean of Students Office,
Division of Student Affairs and Success,

Resources and Support with Informal Resolution:

Dean of Students Office,
ADA Officer, 
Disability Resource Center,
Facilities Access,
IT and Technology Access,
Student Employment Complaints,
Student Employee Accommodations,
Student Conduct,

Resources and Support with Administrative Review and Appeal Processes:

Dean of Students Office,
Division of Student Affairs and Success,