Student Complaint, Dispute, and Appeals

Complaints regarding participation, performance, grades, drops, and other academic sanctions or discipline / conduct related issues:

Appeals by students regarding participation, performance, grades, drops, and other related issues should first be addressed directly to the instructor. Appeals and issues that cannot be resolved with the instructor may be addressed with the VU Distance Education Office by following the dispute process located at the following website: https://my.vinu.edu/web/distance-education/dispute-information.

If the student feels that the issue is not resolved with the instructor or the VU Distance Education Office, then the student may initiate an appeal with the VU Dean of Student Office by completing the form at the following website: http://www.vinu.edu/web/dean-of-students-office/student-complaint

 

Complaints regarding discrimination and law violations:

Complaints by students regarding discrimination or law violation should be addressed directly with the VU Dean of Student Office by completing the form at the following website: http://www.vinu.edu/web/dean-of-students-office/student-complaint                                              

Complaints regarding personal safety violations should be addressed by the VU Police Department (812-888-5555).         

Any student who feels a complaint has not been resolved adequately by Vincennes University has the right to file a formal complaint with the State of Indiana's Commission for Higher Education. Note: The Indiana Commission for Higher Education cannot review complaints related to course grades, academic sanctions, or discipline/conduct matters. https://www.in.gov/che/2744.htm

Indiana Commission for Higher Education

101 West Ohio Street, Suite 300

Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206

Main Phone: 317-464-4400

Student Support Center: 888-528-4719