Federal & State Regulatory Compliance

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PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO READ THESE IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS REGARDING THE FEDERAL CAMPUS SECURITY ACT AND THE STUDENT HANDBOOK

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act:

The safety of all members of the campus community is of vital concern to Gonzaga University. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the law enforcement authority of Campus Security, policies concerning the reporting of any crimes which occurred on the campus (and other specified locations), other security and safety-related policies, as well as the crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be found in the 2013-2014 edition of the Campus Safety & Security Guide and Annual Campus Fire Safety Report. This year's annual guide also contains important information about missing students, fire safety on campus and emergency notification procedures. Download the Guide, or view it online at:

You may also request a paper copy by contacting the Student Life Office, College Hall 120, 509-313-4100.

Gonzaga University Student Handbook:

The 2010-2011 Gonzaga University Student Handbook will not be widely published in hard copy. The official version of the Student Handbook is available online at:

The Student Handbook is the official publication of the Student Life Division. It contains important information about University programs and services, as well as expectations, policies, rules and regulations. All students are expected to read and understand the contents of the Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is intended to provide information to all Gonzaga University students, including undergraduate, graduate and law students.

The online versions of the Safety & Security Guide and the Student Handbook are subject to revision and may not reflect the exact content of a particular hard copy version. The online versions are considered to be the official publication of these documents.

Higher Education Opportunity Act

The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), includes many disclosure and reporting requirements. A disclosure requirement is information that an institution of higher education is required to distribute or make available to another party, such as students or employees. A reporting requirement is information submitted to the U.S. Department of Education or other governmental agencies. Disclosure and reporting requirements sometimes overlap. For certain topics, institutions are required to make information available to students or others and to submit information to the Department of Education.

Gonzaga University is committed to providing access to information that will allow consumers such as students, parents, counselors, researchers, and legislators to make informed decisions about postsecondary education. This web page provides a single access point to all federally-mandated reports and disclosures.

Department of Education - Office of Civil Rights
Complaint Process

Students who have a complaint about their educational experience at Gonzaga University, which complaint is not resolved through internal, University procedures, may contact the following agencies for assistance:

General Matters:

Washington State Attorney General
1125 Washington St. SE
PO Box 40100
Olympia, WA 98504-0100
(360) 753-6200
www.atg.wa.gov

Academic Matters:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
8060 165th Ave. NE, Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 558-4224 (Voice)
(425) 376-0596 (Fax)

Teacher Education Matters:

Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB)
Old Capitol Building
600 Washington St
PO Box 47236
Olympia, WA 98504-7236
www.pesb.wa.gov

State Student Aid Matters:

Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB)
PO Box 43430
Olympia, WA 98504-3430
(360) 753-7840
www.wsac.wa.gov

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Corporate Counsel
Maureen McGuire, J.D.
(509) 313-6137
mcguirem@gonzaga.edu
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