Student Complaints Form

Per the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Policy, an accredited institution needs to demonstrate that it has and uses processes and procedures to handle student complaints in a timely fashion and to analyze related data for ongoing improvement. Many complaints mechanisms exist at BGSU. The following links are provided to facilitate access to the proper campus unit/office.

To submit a complaint about BGSU directly with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), click here to be redirected to their website. Note: HLC does not intervene in matters of an individual nature such as (but not limited to): transcripts, tution, grade/instructor disputes, disciplinary actions, employment disputes, financial aid, satisfactory academic progress, interpesonal relations, etc. 

To submit a complaint directly with the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE), click here to b redirected to their website. For further information or question about the ODHE complaint process, please feel free to contact (614) 466-6000 or

Academic Grievances:

Non-Academic Grievances:

If you are unsure as to which office to contact, please use the form provided at the link below and your complaint will be promptly forwarded to the appropriate campus office/unit. A member of our staff will also follow-up with you within 3-4 business days.

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Updated: 04/12/2023 11:28AM