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Student Complaint Process

In Compliance with ABA standard 512:  Students who have complaints about the law schools compliance with the ABA standards and program of legal education may submit the complaint in the following manner for resolution.

Concerns or complaints about the School of Law that are outside the scope of any existing University or Law School procedure may be addressed in accordance with the following procedure: The complaint must be in writing and contain the date, the student’s name, telephone number and e-mail address, the program in which the student is enrolled, LL.M. or JD and as much detail as possible about the student’s concerns to the Dean for Students (or the respective designee). Complaints or concerns regarding academic issues must be submitted to the Associate Dean for Academics (or the respective designees) who will, in a timely manner, investigate the complaint, take appropriate action, and notify the student of the resolution of the matter. If the student is not satisfied with the resolution, the student may, within five (5) business days of date of the notification, appeal the resolution in writing to the Dean of the School of Law. All decisions are maintained in the Office of the Dean for Students.