Out-of-State-Student Complaints

If you are from a state that is not part of SARA, you may use these links to help get your issue addressed.


Johnson County Community College desires to resolve student grievances, complaints and concerns in an expeditious, fair and amicable manner. Students residing outside of the state of Kansas while attending JCCC through electronically delivered classes who desire to resolve a grievance should contact the appropriate office (Bursar’s Office, Financial Aid Office, Student Affairs, etc.) Operating Procedure: Student Complaints - 319.04  

However, if an issue cannot be resolved internally, you may file a complaint with your State. The Student Grievance Contact Information for Individual States provides phone numbers, emails and/or links to state education agencies. Johnson County Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, www.hlcommission.org, (312) 263-0456 (see also Academic Quality Improvement Program [AQIP]).

Alabama

Alabama Commission on Higher Education
(334) 242-1998, (334) 242-0268

Alaska

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
 
(907) 465-2962, (907) 465-5316

Arizona

Arizona State Board for Private Post-secondary Education 

(602) 542-5709, (602) 542-1253

Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Higher Education 
Student Grievance Procedure (PDF)

(501) 371-2000

Colorado

Colorado Department of Higher Education 
Student Grievance Procedure 

(303) 866-2723 (303) 866-4266

Connecticut

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education
(860) 947-1801

Delaware

Delaware Department of Education

(302) 735-4000, (302) 739-4654

Florida

Florida Department of Education 
(850) 245-0505 (850) 245-9667

Idaho

Idaho Board of Education 
Student Grievance Procedure
(208) 334-2270 (208) 334-2632

Illinois

Illinois Board of Higher Education 
Student Grievance Procedure under Student Information
(217) 782-2551 (217) 782-8548

Iowa

Iowa College Student Aid Commission

(515) 725-3400 (515) 725-3401

Kentucky

Kentucky Council on Post-secondary Education 


(502) 573-1555 (502) 573-1535

Louisiana

Louisiana Board of Regents 
Student Grievance Procedure

(225) 342-4253 (225) 342-9318

Maine

Maine Department of Education 

(207) 624-6600 (207) 624-6700

Maryland

Maryland Higher Education Commission (PDF)
(410) 260-4500 (800) 974-0203

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Board of Higher Education 

(617) 994-6950 (617) 727-0955

Michigan

Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth 

(517) 373-1820 (517) 373-2129

Minnesota

Minnesota Office of Higher Education 
Student Grievance Procedure 
(651) 642-0567 (651) 642-0675

Mississippi

Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation
(601) 432-6198 (601) 432-6225

Missouri

Missouri Department of Higher Education 
Student Grievance Procedure (pdf)
(573) 751-2361 (573) 751-6635

Montana

Montana University System, Montana Board of Regents

(406) 444-6570

Nebraska

Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Post-secondary Education 

(402) 471-2847 (402) 471-2886

Nevada

Nevada Commission on Post-secondary Education

(702) 486-7330 (702) 486-7340

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Post-secondary Education Commission

(603) 271-3494

New Jersey

New Jersey Commission of Higher Education
(609) 588-3226

New Mexico

New Mexico Higher Education Department

(505) 476-8400 (505) 476-8453

North Carolina

North Carolina Community College System, Office of Proprietary School Services 
Student Grievance Procedure 
(919) 807-7146 (919) 807-7164

North Dakota

North Dakota State Board for Career and Technical Education 

(701) 328-3180 (701) 328-1255

Ohio

Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools 
Student Grievance Procedure
(614) 466-2752 (614) 466-2219

Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education 

(405) 225-9100

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Program Services

(717) 783-6137 (717) 783-6139

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education

(787) 641-7100 (787) 641-2573

South Carolina

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
(803) 737-2260 (803) 737-2297

South Dakota

South Dakota Board of Regents

(803) 737-2260 (803) 737-2297

Tennessee

Tennessee Higher Education Commission 

(615) 741-3605 (615) 741-62307

Texas

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

(512) 427-6101

Utah

Utah Division of Consumer Protection

(801) 530-6601 (801) 530-6001

Vermont

Vermont State Board of Education 

(802) 828-3135

Washington

Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board 

(360) 753-7869

Washington DC

Washington DC – Education Licensure Commission

(202) 442-4343 (202) 442-4465

West Virginia

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission 
(304) 558-4016

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (email)

(608) 266-1996 (608) 264-8477

Wyoming

Wyoming Department of Education

(307) 777-5712