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Types of Grievances

  1. Discrimination
  2. Disability Accommodation
  3. Title IX, Sex-Based Misconduct
  4. Grade Disputes
  5. Academic Suspension and Holds
  6. Student Conduct Separation and Appeals
  7. Parking Citations

Disabilities Accommodations Appeals Committee

Students with disabilities needing accommodations must request them through the director of the Office of Student Disability Services (SDS). Any approved accommodations will be based on documentation demonstrating eligibility under state and federal If a student disagrees with accommodation decisions made by SDS, he/she may discuss the concern with the director of SDS. Students must demonstrate that they have made a good-faith effort to resolve the complaint with the SDS director. If the complaint is still not resolved satisfactorily, the student may visit with the assistant VPSEES. The assistant VPSEES may take up to five (5) working days to determine an appropriate resolution. During this process, informal discussions will take place, with all parties involved, in an attempt to resolve the complaint.

If no informal satisfactory resolution is determined within five (5) working days, the student may request the complaint be referred to the Disabilities Accommodations Appeals Committee. This request must be in writing to the VPSEES and must contain all reasons for the This committee will consist of the following members or designated replacements:

  • VPSEES, Chair
  • Assistant EVPP
  • Director of Student Medical Services
  • Faculty (from special education or other discipline with expertise in disability issues)


Recommendations of the disabilities accommodations appeals committee will be forwarded to the president for final approval and implementation