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Academic and Public Formal Grievance Procedures and Student Complaint Policy

To remain in compliance with policies set forth by the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the UIC College of Pharmacy handles complaints about academic standing, discrimination, and matters related to accreditation standards in the following ways.  More information about these complaint procedures can be obtained by meeting with the Associate Dean for Student Affairs.

Academic Grievance Procedures
These Student Academic Grievance Procedures define an administrative process through which students may seek resolution of complaints or Grievances regarding academic standing during their enrollment at UIC.


Public Formal Grievance Procedures
These procedures have been implemented to address complaints of discrimination on the basis of age and/or disability in any activity, policy, rule, standard, or method of administration that is related to the operation of University's programs.


Student Complaints Policy (about ACPE Accreditation Standards)
A complaint against a college or a school of pharmacy must be related to the standards or the policies and procedures of ACPE and must be submitted in writing to the Executive Director (see link above). Under existing practices, when a complaint is received, it is submitted to the college or school affected for response.


ACPE Accreditation Standards
This is a link to the accreditation standards.