Complaints

Who to contact if you have a complaint or grievance

For incidents of sexual misconduct: rape, sexual assault, dating violence and domestic violence, Call 911.

If you decide to make an official report to the IIRP, a detailed (typed, emailed or handwritten) statement of the alleged incident(s) should be submitted to the Vice President for Administration.

In the case of an alleged violation of the any of the following:

  • Equal Opportunity Statement
    or
  • Affirmative Action Statement
    or
  • Non-Discrimination Statement
    or
  • Harassment Policy

The complaint is to be brought to the attention of the Vice President for Administration in writing. If the Vice President is the alleged violator, then the complaint should be brought to the President (same address and phone numbers as noted below).

Judy B. Happ, Vice President for Administration
610-807-9221
531 Main Street
PO Box 229
Bethlehem, PA 18016

In the case of an alleged violation of Civil Rights, the complaint may be brought directly to the Office for Civil Rights:

Barbara Holland, Regional Manager
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
150 S. Independence Mall West
Suite 372, Public Ledger Building
Philadelphia, PA 19106-9111

Customer Response Center: (800) 368-1019
Fax: (202) 619-3818
TDD: (800) 537-7697
Email: [email protected]

Contact Information for Other Complaints

Nature of Complaint

In the spirit of restorative practices and a restorative environment, we urge you to resolve issues and concerns with faculty and staff. Reach out to the following individuals by phone or email.

General Complaint or Grievance   

Consult with a faculty member and/or the Director of Student Services

Americans with Disabilities Act

Vice President for Administration
Judy B. Happ
610-807-9221

Appeal of a Grade

Consult with faculty member

FERPA compliance
(privacy of student records)

Director of Student Services
Jamie Kaintz
610-807-9221

Student Right to Know
and Campus Security

Vice President for Administration
Judy B. Happ
610-807-9221

Should you have exhausted all avenues to resolve an issue informally and wish to file an official complaint, that complaint must be submitted in writing to:

General Complaint or Grievance   

Provost
Dr. Craig Adamson
PO Box 229
Bethlehem, PA 18016

or

Vice President for Administration
Judy B. Happ
PO Box 229
Bethlehem, PA 18016

Americans with Disabilities Act

Vice President for Administration
Judy B. Happ
PO Box 229
Bethlehem, PA 18016

FERPA compliance
(privacy of student records)

Family Policy Compliance Office
U.S. Department of Education
600 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20202-4605

Grade Appeal

Provost
Dr. Craig Adamson
PO Box 229
Bethlehem, PA 18016

Student Right to Know
and Campus Security

Vice President for Administration
Judy B. Happ
PO Box 229
Bethlehem, PA 18016