Student Complaint by State

   
Alabama
Commission on Higher Education
100 North Union Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
334.242.2211
State Website
Alaska
Commission on Postsecondary Education
PO Box 110505
Juneau, AK 99811-0505
Institutional Authorization Coordinator
907.465.6471
Arizona
SARA Council
2323 W. 14th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281
480.517.8226
Arkansas
Department of Higher Education
423 Main Street, Suite 400
Little Rock, AR 72201
Program Director for Private Career and Out-of-State Education
501.371.2060
California
Department of Consumer Affairs
Consumer Information Center
1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N-112
Sacramento, CA 95834
833.942.1120
dca@dca.ca.gov
Colorado
Director - Office of Private Postsecondary Education
Department of Higher Education
1600 Broadway, Suite 2200
Denver, CO 80202
303.862.3005
Connecticut
Division Director of Academic Affairs
Office of Higher Education
450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 707
Hartford, CT 06103-1841
860.947.1837
Delaware
Office of Higher Ed
The Townsend Building
401 Federal Street, Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901
302.735.4193
District of Columbia
Higher Education Licensure Commission
Postsecondary Education
Office of the State Superintendent of Education
1050 First St. NE
5th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
202.724-2095
Florida
Department of Education
325 West Gaines Street, Room 1414
Tallahassee, FL 32399
State Website
Complaint Process
Georgia
Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
(GNPEC)
GA-SARA Coordinator
2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084
770.414.3310
State Website
Hawaii
Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program
Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs
P.O. Box 541
Honolulu, HI 96809
808.586.7327
Idaho
State Board of Education
State Authorization Manager
208.332.1587
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720
Illinois
Board of Higher Education
SARA Coordinator
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377
217.557.7382
Indiana
Commission for Higher Education
Indiana Board for Proprietary Education
Director of State Authorization and Reciprocity
101 W. Ohio Street, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206
317.232.1033
Iowa
College Student Aid Commission
Compliance Officer
475 SW Fifth Street, Suite D
Des Moines, IA 50309-4608
515.725.3426 | fax: 515.725.3401
Kansas
Board of Regents
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1368
(785)430-4288
Kentucky
Council on Postsecondary Education
Director of Postsecondary Licensing
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320
Frankfort, KY 40601
502.573.1555
Louisiana
Board of Regents
Assistant Commissioner for Program Administration
1201 N. Third St., Suite 6-200
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225.342-4253
Maine
Higher Education Specialist
23 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0023
207.624.6846
Maryland
Higher Education Commission
6 N Liberty St, 10th Floor
Baltimore , MD 21201
410.767.3388
Massachusetts
Department of Higher Education
SARA Coordinator
One Ashburton Place, Room 1401
Boston, MA 02108
617.994.6910
SARAInquiries@dhe.mass.edu
Michigan
Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity
201 N Washington Sq, 3rd Fl
Lansing, MI 48913
Departmental Specialist
517.256.8670
Complaint Process
Minnesota
Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
Saint Paul, MN 55108
651.259.3965
State website
Mississippi
Institutions of Higher Learning
Director of Accreditation
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
601.432.6372
Missouri
Department of Higher Education
Deputy Commissioner
205 Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 1469
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469
573.751.2361
Montana
University System
Director of Academic Policy and Research
PO Box 203201
Helena, MT 59620
406.449.9135
Nebraska
Academic Programs Officer
Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 95005
Lincoln, NE 68509-5005
402.471.0030
Nevada
System of Higher Education
Senior Analyst, Academic and Student Affairs
2601 Enterprise Rd
Reno, NV 89512
775.784.3442
State website
New Hampshire
Bureau of Educator Preparation and Higher Education
Division of Educator Support and Higher Education
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Administrator
603.271.4196
New Jersey
Office of the Secretary of Higher Education
20 W. State St., 4th FL
P.0. Box 542
Trenton, NJ 08625
Director, Office of Licensure
609.984.3738
State website
New Mexico
Higher Education Department
General Counsel
2044 Galisteo Street, Suite 4
Santa Fe, NM 87505-2100
505.476.8402
New York State
Education Department
Supervisor of Higher Education Programs
89 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12234
518.474.1551
IHEauthorize@nysed.gov
North Carolina
State Education Assistance Authority
Director of SARA-NC
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
919.549.8614, ext. 4660
North Dakota
University System
Outreach Manager
State Authorization Coordinator
Core Technology Services
2000 44th Street SW, Suite 301
Fargo, ND 58103
701.239.6676
Ohio
Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
614.728.3095
Oklahoma
State Regents for Higher Education
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
P.O. Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
405.225.9154
Oregon
Higher Education Coordinating Commission
Compliance Specialist
3225 25th St SE
Salem, OR 97302
503.947.5751
Pennsylvania
Department of Education
Division of Higher and Career Education
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126
717.265.7723
State website
Puerto Rico
Council on Education
Education Support Programs
PO Box 19900
San Juan, PR 00919-1900
787.641.7100
Rhode Island
Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner
560 Jefferson Blvd.
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1304
401.736.1118
Complaint process
South Carolina
Commission on Higher Education
1122 Lady Street, Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201
803.737.3476
Complaint process
South Dakota
South Dakota Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave., Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501
605.773.3455
Complaint Form
Tennessee
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave, 9th FL
Nashville, TN 37243
615.253.8857
Texas
Higher Education Coordinating Board
P.O. Box 12788
Austin, TX 78711
512.427.6214
U.S. Virgin Islands
University of the Virgin Islands
#2 John Brewers Bay
St Thomas, VI 00802
Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
340.693.1200
Utah
Office of the Commissioner for Higher Education
Utah System of Higher Education
Board of Regents Building, The Gateway
60 S 400 W
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
801.321.7152
Vermont
Vermont Agency of Education
1 National Life Dr, Davis 5th Fl
Montpelier, VT 05620
802.823.3991
Virginia
Director of Academic Services
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
101 N. 14th Street, 9th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
804.2252621
Washington
SBCTC Student Services
PO Box 42495
Olympia WA 98504-2495
(360) 704-4315
Complaint Form
West Virginia
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
1018 Kanawha Blvd E, Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301
Wisconsin
Technical College System Office
4622 University Ave., PO Box 7874
Madison, WI 53707-7874
608.266.2449
State Website
Wyoming
Community College Commission
2300 Capitol Ave, 5th Fl, Ste B
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307.777.7013
State SARA Website

Last Updated July 23, 2021