Student Complaint Form

Purpose:
The Student Complaint Form provides students with an avenue to submit a concern regarding any area on campus for which no other specific process exists. You will receive confirmation that your complaint was received and routed to the appropriate office within 24 hours.

This form should NOT be used to submit complaints or grievances regarding:

Please see the student handbook for additional information. 

If this is an emergency situation, please contact campus safety and police at 336.278.5555.

If you have questions about this form or would like to speak with a staff member about your complaint, please contact Susan Lindley, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students at 336.278.7220 or slindley@elon.edu.

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Elon University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees, the doctor of physical therapy degree and juris doctor degree.

Individuals may submit complaints to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the University’s regional accrediting body.  In most cases, SACSCOC complaint procedures require that the complainant exhaust all other avenues to address the complaint.  Prior to filing a complaint, please carefully review the SACSCOC Complaint Procedures Policy Statement.

The links below provide information on the SACSCOC complaint policy and process.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
Telephone:  404-679-4500
http://www.sacscoc.org
SACSCOC Complaint Procedures
SACSCOC Complaint Form

Additionally, if you are not satisfied with the outcome of the complaint, you may choose to file a complaint by filling out the North Carolina Post-secondary Education Student Complaint document (PDF). Please visit the State of North Carolina Post-Secondary Education Complaints page for information about this process.

North Carolina Post-Secondary Education Complaints
c/o Student Complaints
University of North Carolina General Administration
910 Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2688
T: (919) 962-4550
Email:  studentcomplaint@northcarolina.edu
Website:  www.northcarolina.edu/complaints

To file a complaint with the Consumer Protection Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice, please visit the State Attorney General’s web page at: http://www.ncdoj.gov/complaint. North Carolina residents may call (877) 566-7226. Outside of North Carolina, please call (919) 716-6000. En Espanol (919) 716-0058.

If you choose to mail a complaint, please use the following address:

Consumer Protection Division
Attorney General's Office
Mail Service Center 9001
Raleigh, NC 27699-9001

Online and Distance Education

Elon University participates in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement – North Carolina (SARA-NC). Under SARA-NC guidelines, Elon University discloses that it does not offer any entirely (or substantially) online programs that lead to licensure.

Complaints related to Online and Distance Education may be submitted using the general complaint form on this page.  If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the institutional complaint process, you may choose to file a complaint with North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA) which is the SARA portal entity for North Carolina.  

North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority
c/o SARA North Carolina
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
T: (855) 727-2162
Email: information@saranc.org
Website: www.saranc.org
NCSEAA (SARA-NC) Complaint Process
NCSEAA (SARA-NC) Complaint Form