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Student Concern Procedures

4.13 Student Concern Procedures
Year Adopted
2004, 2016


It is the policy of Clover Park Technical College to provide students with an opportunity to resolve any alleged violation of college academic policy, procedure or regulation, or to resolve any alleged case of inequitable treatment. The college encourages informal resolution of disputes whenever possible, and also maintains fair and equitable procedures for formally expressing and resolving concerns. Student rights are protected in the concern process and the college must insure that a student will not suffer repercussions because he or she chooses to file a concern/appeal in good faith.

Federal and state laws, rules and regulations, in addition to policies, regulations, and procedures adopted by the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, shall not be grievable matters. Students shall use chapter 495C-300 and 495C-310 WAC for grievances pertaining to sexual discrimination or equal opportunity discrimination based upon disability.


PROCEDURES FOR FILING A STUDENT CONCERN are located in the CPTC Catalog, CPTC website and Student Handbook.

The following are guidelines for determining which department or division can assist a student with a concern regarding:

Type of Concern College Department or Division
Academic or Instructional Instruction
Accommodations Student Success
College Financial Business Office
Disciplinary/Student Code of COnduct Student Success
Discrimination/Harassment Human Resources
Facilities/Bookstore Business Office
Financial Aid Financial Aid Office


Adopted: 2003

Revised:  2004, 2016