To file a complaint against a Colorado institution, select a school from the drop down list and fill out the form.
All schools (public, private, vocational, occupational) are available in the list. Your information will be filed with the
Colorado Department of Higher Education. If your school is not listed or you are reporting a diploma mill, select 'Not Listed' from the drop down box.
Fields with * are required fields. Check form for completeness before submitting.
About the Filing Process
To register a complaint pertaining to a post-secondary institution or report a possible illegal school/institution or diploma mill currently operating in the state of Colorado, the student/complainant must complete and submit this form. Once received by the Department of Higher Education, department personnel will review the information provided in order to determine if further investigation and follow-up are necessary and within the parameters of the state policies and statutes. If the student's complaint/appeal fall within the jurisdiction of the state policies and statutes, staff will pursue the student's complaint. The student/complainant will be kept informed of the progress regarding the complaint. All documentation concerning a student's complaint/appeal will be securely maintained by the Department of Higher Education.