Additional Complaint Mechanisms

For a list of bodies that accredit NYIT and its programs of study, please refer to the Accreditation page.

Student complaints can be initiated for both academic and non-academic concerns.  For more information on NYIT’s internal complaint procedures, please refer to the Resolve a Complaint page.

United States Department of Education Regulation 34 CFR § 668.43(b) requires institutions of higher education that are authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act to provide its students or prospective students with contact information for filing complaints with its accreditor and with its State approval or licensing entity and any other relevant State official or agency that would appropriately handle a student's complaint.

In accordance with the above, if a satisfactory resolution cannot be reached internally, complaints may be filed with the New York State Education Department, Office of Higher Education as follows:

New York State Education Department
Office of Higher Education and the Professions
Central Education Center, Room 5B28
Albany, NY 12230
Phone: 518.474.5851
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/COMPLAINTFORM.pdf     

Complaints may also be addressed to applicable Accrediting Agencies as follows:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 267.284.5000
http://www.msche.org/documents/How-to-File-a-Complaint-with-the-Commission.pdf

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.
111 Market Place, Suite 1050
Baltimore, MD 21202-4012
Phone: 410.347.7700
http://www.abet.org/complaint-process/

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA)
ARC-PA
12000 Findley Road, Suite 150
Johns Creek, GA 30097
Phone: 770.476.1224
http://www.arc-pa.org/faq/index.html#complaint

National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
1101 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 410
Washington, DC 20036
Phone:  202.783.2007
http://www.naab.org/about/contact.aspx

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
1111 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
Phone: 703.684.APTA (2782)
http://www.capteonline.org/uploadedFiles/CAPTEorg/About_CAPTE/Resources/Accreditation_Handbook/RulesofPracticeandProcedure.pdf#page=93

Council for Interior Design Accreditation
206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4014
Phone: 616.458.0400
http://accredit-id.org/wp-content/uploads/policy-procedures/Maintaining%20Accredited%20Status.pdf#page=4

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
2010 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202.466.7496
http://www.ncate.org/Governance/NCATEPolicies/AccreditationPolicies/ComplaintReviewPolicy/tabid/419/Default.aspx

American Osteopathic Association
142 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 800.621.1773
http://www.osteopathic.org/inside-aoa/accreditation/predoctoral%20accreditation/Documents/COM-Accreditation-Standards-Effective-7-1-2012.pdf#page=75

American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
4720 Montgomery Lane
P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220
Phone: 301.652.2682
http://www.aota.org/Educate/Accredit/Policies/Procedures/38176.aspx

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202.887.6791
http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation/Procedures.pdf#page=33

 
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