State Complaint Policy

Policy Purpose

As a part of the Higher Education Amendments of 1998, Congress passed provisions governing schools relationships with their state education agency, and requires all schools to inform students of their rights with regards to filing a complaint. Fisk University works with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission with regards to student complaints and will make the effort to resolve all issues regarding student concerns.

Applies To

All enrolled students.

Policy Statement

Students have the right to file a complaint with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission at any time. The contact information is as follows:

Attention: Complaints
Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Division of Postsecondary School Authorization
Parkway Towers, Suite 1900
404 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0830
Telephone: 615.741.5293
Fax: 615.532.8845


34 C.F.R. 600.9 GEN-14-04