External Agencies

Students have the right to address complaints to relevant external agencies. Most external complaint processes require that the student exhaust avenues of complaint internal to the institution before the external agency will consider a grievance.

If you are residing outside of Alaska while attending UAF, please see the following site for guidance regarding external complaints:

UAF State Authorization

The following contact information is for UAF's state regulatory agency and its institutional accreditor.

State regulatory agency:

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE)

PO Box 110505

Juneau, AK 99811-0505

Accrediting body:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

8060 165th Ave. NE, Suite 200

Redmond, WA 98052

Discrimination reporting:

A list of external agencies who accept reports of discrimination in employment and/or education can be located in the UA System notice of nondiscrimination which is copied in this Handbook and also available at: https://www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination/.