Filing A Grievance
The University of Texas-Pan American seeks to provide fair and objective procedures for hearing student complaints and endorses compliance with the spirit of non-discrimination regulations. The following will advise students of procedures to be followed in filing non-academic complaints. UT Pan American declares and reaffirms a policy of administering all of its educational programs and related supporting services and benefits in a manner that does not discriminate because of a student’s or prospective student’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, citizenship, disability, gender (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity or other characteristics that lawfully cannot be the basis for provision of such services. Students are protected from coercion, intimidation, interference, harassment, retaliation, or discrimination for filing a complaint, or assisting in an investigation. Students may pursue complaints through the Office of the Dean of Students.
Student Advisement for Concerns/Complaints
The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, located in the University Center, Room 305, offers assistance to students who have concerns or complaints other than those addressed above, or who have questions regarding existing policies and procedures.
For information about how to file a grievance, refer to the Handbook of Operating Procedures, specifically:
- Section 5.8.1 Student Complaint Procedures
- Section 2.2.1 Non-Discrimination Policy
- Section 2.2.3 Policy Concerning Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities
- Section 2.2.4 Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy
- Section 5.2.1 Student Academic Responsibilities and Appeals