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Complaint Process for Program Integrity


Contact Information for Program Integrity Complaints: 

Pursuant to the United States Department of Education's Program Integrity Rule, an individual may file a complaint against any of University of Wisconsin System's public institutions alleging a violation of one or more of the following categories with the University of Wisconsin System Administration ("UWSA"). 

  • Complaints that allege a violation of state consumer protection laws that include but are not limited to fraud and false advertising; 
  • Complaints that allege a violation of state law or rule relating to the licensure of postsecondary institutions; and/or
  • Complaints relating to the quality of education or other State or accreditation requirements. 

Under the UWSA policies and procedures, an individual should utilize the institution's internal complaint or review policies and procedures through the Office of Student Affairs or Office of the Provost prior to contacting the UWSA. If a resolution is not reached at the institution level, or if you believe that the nature of the complaint or its impact on the system as a whole warrants an immediate review by the University of Wisconsin System Administration, please contact the University of Wisconsin System Administration - Office of Academic, Faculty and Global Programs (AFGP), or call 608.262.5862.

You may also find additional information at or file a complaint at

UW-Oshkosh is registered as a public institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

For State of Utah student complaints, please contact:

Utah Division of Consumer Protection
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

All online programs are registered with the Maryland Higher Education Commission.  For State of Maryland student complaints, please contact:

Maryland Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
200 St. Paul St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-528-8662/888/743/0823 (toll free)

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