File a Complaint Against an Institution

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, please go to Send Us a Comment Page.  

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Complaint Form

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 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.


General Information
How would you categorize yourself in relation to this school? *




Last day you attended this school (MM/DD/YYYY)
Enrolled Program
Degree Level
Date you filed a complaint/grievance at your institution (MM/DD/YYYY)
Description *
Briefly describe the complaint filed at your institution or what was your reason for not doing so (Limit 500 Characters)

Personal Information
Title *,
First Name *, Middle Initial,
Last Name *


Street Address *
City *,
State *, Zip *


Primary Phone *
Secondary Phone

Email *
Alternate Email


Complaint/Appeal Details
Description *
Briefly describe the problem with the school. (Please be specific and include dates and names of persons with whom interaction occurred, the location of the contact, the identity of any witnesses and a summary of the complaint outlining your dissatisfaction.)
What specific resolution are you seeking? *

Authorization and Waiver
By submitting this form, I hereby request and authorize and/or any persons associated with that institution and/or any institution, to disclose fully to the Department of Higher Education, and its authorized representatives, all information and records relating to me. I however, waive any and all personal privileges, which may attach to such information only to the extent necessary for the proper function of the Department of Higher Education; otherwise, any such information shall be confidential and shall not be disclosed.