Consumer Information

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Catholic Distance University understands that effective learning requires a safe environment.  CDU complies with the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 1965 and the Safe and Drug Free Colleges and Communities Act and Amendments of 1989.  As an educational institution offering 100% of our programs online, Catholic Distance University is exempt from the Clery Act compliance obligations, including the annual ASR. 

State Contact Information for Student Complaints

Catholic Distance University is committed to our students and hopes that all students are pleased with the education and service they receive at the University.  In the rare event that a complaint cannot be rectified through the Appeals and Grievances Policy, students have the right to file a complaint in the state in which they reside.  State-specific contact information:

Arizona: Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education, 1400 W. Washington, Room 260, Phoenix, AZ 85007; telephone 602.542.2399.

Arkansas: Arkansas Department of Higher Education, 114 East Capitol, Little Rock, AR 72201-3818; telephone 501.371.2065.

California: California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, C/O Department of Consumer Affairs, PO Box 980818, W. Sacramento, CA 95798-0818; telephone 916.431.6959, 888.370.7589.

Colorado: Department of Higher Education, Commission on Higher Education, 1300 Broadway Road, Second Floor, Denver, CO 80203; telephone 303.866.2723, 303.866.4209.

Connecticut: Office of Higher Education, Connecticut State Board of Education, 61 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105-2326; telephone 860.947.1800, 860.947.1821.

Delaware: Delaware Department of Education, The Townsend Building, 401 Federal St., Suite 2, Dover, DE 19901-3639; telephone 302.735.4000.

Florida: Commission for Independent Education, 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400; telephone 850.245.3200.

Georgia: Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission, 2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220, Tucker, GA 30084; telephone 770.414.3306.

Hawaii: Hawaii Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program, P.O. Box 541, Honolulu, HI 96809; telephone 808.586.7327.

Idaho: Idaho State Board of Education, P.O. Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720-0037; telephone 208.332.1587.

Illinois: Illinois Board of Higher Education, 431 East Adams Street, Second Floor, Springfield, IL 62701- 1418; telephone 217.557.7359, website:

Indiana: Indiana Commission for Higher Education, Board for Proprietary Education, 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 670, Indianapolis, IN 46204; telephone 317.464.4400.

Iowa: Iowa College Student Aid Commission, 430 E. Grand Avenue, FL 3, Des Moines, IA 50309-1920; telephone 515.725.3400.

Kansas: Kansas Board of Regents, 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 520, Topeka, KS 66612-1368; telephone 785.296.4936, 785.296.4917.

Kentucky: Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320, Frankfort, KY 40601-8204; telephone 502.573.1555.

Louisiana: State of Louisiana Board of Regents, P.O. Box 3677, Baton Rouge, LA 70821; telephone 225.342.4253.

Maryland: Maryland Higher Education Commission, 6 North Liberty Street, Baltimore, MD 21201; telephone 800.974.0203.

Massachusetts: Massachusetts Board of Higher Education, One Ashburton Place, Room 1401, Boston, MA 02108-1696; telephone 617.994.6950.

Michigan: Michigan Department of Education, P.O. Box 30008 (or) 608 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI 48909; telephone 517.373.9235.

Minnesota: Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55108; telephone 651.642.0567, 800.657.3866.

Mississippi: Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211; telephone 601.432.6372.

Missouri: State of Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education, 205 Jefferson Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101; telephone 573.751.2361.

Nebraska: Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, P.O. Box 95005, Lincoln, NE 68509-5005; telephone 402.471.0020, 402.471.2847.

Nevada: Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education, 8778 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 115, Las Vegas, NV 89123; telephone 702.486.7330.

New Jersey: New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education, 20 W. State Street, PO Box 542, Trenton, NJ 08625-0542; telephone 609.292.4310, 609.984.2709.

New Mexico: New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2048 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505- 2100; telephone 505.476.8400.

North Carolina: Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina, General Administration, 910 Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2688; telephone 919.962.4558.

Ohio: Ohio Board of Regents, 25 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215; telephone 614.466.6000.

Oklahoma: Oklahoma State Regents of Higher Education, 655 Research Parkway, Suite 200, Oklahoma City, OK 73104-3603; telephone 405.225.100, 405.225.9142.

Oregon: Oregon Office of Degree Authorization, 1500 Valley River Dr., Suite 100, Eugene, OR 97401; telephone 541.687.7478.

Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333; telephone 717.783.6785.

South Carolina: Nonpublic Postsecondary Institution Licensing, 1333 Main Street, Suite 200, Columbia, SC 29201; telephone 803.737.2281.

Tennessee: Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Parkway Towers, Suite 1700, 404 James Robertson Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37243-0830; telephone 615.741.3605.

Texas: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, P.O. Box 12788, Capitol Station, Austin, TX 78711; telephone 512.427.6520.

Utah: Utah Division of Consumer Protection, 160 East 300 East, 2nd Floor, Salt Lake City, UT 84111; telephone 801.530.6601, or toll-free in Utah 800.721.SAFE.

Virginia: State Council of Higher Education for Virgina, James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, 10th Floor, Richmond, VA 23219; telephone 804.225.2600.

Washington: Washington Student Achievement Council, PO Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430; telephone 360.753.7869, 360.753.7866.

Washington DC: Government of the District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission, 810 1st Street, NE, 2nd Fl., Washington, DC 20002; telephone 202.727.2824.

West Virginia: West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, 1018 Kanawha Boulevard, East – Suite 700, Charleston, WV 2530; telephone 304.558.2101.

Wisconsin: Wisconsin Educational Approval Board, 201 West Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor, Madison, WI 53703; telephone 608.266.1996, 608.266.1996.

Wyoming: Wyoming Department of Education, Hathaway Bldg., 2 Floor, 2300 Capitol Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050; telephone 307.777.5712.