This page was developed to assist current and prospective students of Kennesaw State University in submitting complaints and appeals and to direct them to the most effective venue for accurate information and resolution.
The following resources will assist in locating the specific venue to address student complaints:
Kennesaw State University Complaints and Appeals Resources
- Undergraduate Catalog - Student Rights and Responsibilities/Academic Policies
- Graduate Catalog - Student Rights and Responsibilities/Academic Policies
- Student Handbook - Directory of Departments and Contact Information
- Ombuds Office - Independent Conflict Resolution Resource
- Registrar - Student Consumer Information
- Distance Learning Complaints and Appeals - Student Consumer Information
The Office of the University Ombuds is a confidential, impartial, and independent conflict resolution resource at Kennesaw State University. The services of the Ombuds are available to all members of the KSU community: students, faculty, and staff. Whether it is your first step or your last resort, you should contact the Ombuds when regular channels have failed to bring resolution to your problem or when you are not certain what step to take next.
Kennesaw State University is committed to maintaining an environment in which concerns are addressed in a fair and collegial manner. The KSU Concern website provides a place to submit a formal, written concern where a resolution has not been informally reached. The more information that you can provide, the better we can serve you.
Alternative Complaints and Appeals Resources
Kennesaw State University strives to satisfactorily resolve student complaints and appeals. If a complaint cannot be resolved internally, the student may then file a grievance with the regulatory agency in the state where they are receiving instruction and/or the institution’s accrediting agency.
Any student or employee in the University System aggrieved by a final decision of the president of an institution may apply to the Board of Regents for a review of the decision by clicking here.
Fraudulent activity related to the University System of Georgia, or suggestions to improve ongoing operations may be reported here or by calling 1-877-516-3466.
The USG and Kennesaw State University are committed to the highest ethical and professional standards in pursuit of its mission to create a more educated Georgia.
Complaints regarding Kennesaw State University's compliance with the accreditation standards of the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools may be provided directly to the Commission on Colleges. Please refer to the Commission on College's policy on "Complainant Procedures Against the Commission or its Accredited Institutions here.