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San Joaquin Valley College does not have a physical presence in Alaska. The programs offered through distance education are exempt from authorization by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education under AS 14.48.
San Joaquin Valley College is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education, to deliver education in the State of Florida. Additional Information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 141, Tallahassee, FL 323099-0400, toll-free telephone number (888) 224-6684.
If a student is unsatisfied by San Joaquin Valley College’s resolution of a complaint or does not wish to file a complaint through the College’s internal processes, they may instead submit a complaint to the Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission of the State of Georgia. The procedure is described and the forms provided at this address: gnpec.org/consumer-resources/gnpec-authorized-school-complainant-form/
San Joaquin Valley College is registered with the Iowa College Student Aid Commission (Iowa College Aid) for its programs offered through the Online Division. Pursuant to Iowa Code Section 261.9(1) “g” Iowa’s military deployment tuition and fee refund policy for students is as follows:
A policy to offer not less than the following options to a student who is a member, or the spouse of a member if the member has a dependent child, of the Iowa national guard or reserve forces of the United States and who is ordered to state military service or federal service or duty:
Pursuant to Iowa code, tuition reimbursement for non-military Iowa students is as follows:
San Joaquin Valley College shall provide to a terminating Iowa student a refund of tuition charges in an amount that is not less than ninety percent (90%) of the amount of tuition charged to the student multiplied by the ratio of the remaining number of calendar days in the school period to the total number of calendar days in the school period.
San Joaquin Valley College is pending approval with the Maryland Higher Education Commission for its programs offered through the Online Division.
San Joaquin Valley College is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code.
Grievances San Joaquin Valley College has established the General Student Grievance Policy in order to provide for the prompt, effective, and equitable resolution of student grievances not governed by a specific policy of procedure. Under the provisions of the General Student Grievance Policy, students have the right to submit grievances, have their grievances considered by Campus Administration, and be notified of the College’s decision on the grievance. A full description of the General Student Grievance Policy is published in the Student Handbook. Any questions or additional information concerning this policy should be directed to Campus Administration.
Complaints Students who are citizens of California can file a complaint with the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education, under the California Department of Consumer Affairs.
Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400 Sacramento, CA 95833 Telephone: (916) 431-6924 Fax: (916) 263-1897 http://www.bppe.ca.gov/forms_pubs/complaint.pdf
Any student of the college can file a complaint through the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Western Associate of Schools and Colleges 10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204 Novato, CA 94949 Telephone: (415) 506-0234 Fax: (415) 506-0238 http://www.accjc.org/complaint-process
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