The Student Grievance Procedure is available to any New York University student who seeks to resolve any grievance involving an alleged violation directly affecting that student, by any member of the University community while acting in an official capacity (e.g. faculty member, administrator, staff member), of any of the written policies of the University or the school in which the student is enrolled.
Phase One: Attempt to Resolve the Matter Through Informal Resolution:
(If the matter is not resolved in Step One) Note: University policies allow Academic Schools to modify the specific procedures utilized in this phase as long as the fundamental elements are preserved.
Either the student grievant or the respondent (eg. faculty or staff member about whom the student in complaining) may appeal the decision of the appeal officer to the University Judicial Board. The process is as follows:
Any part of the University Judicial Board’s decision which calls for redress for the grievant shall be subject to review and change by the President.
The information presented on this page is intended to provide readers with a summary of the related University policies and procedures and should not be construed to serve as a substitute for the actual regulations. Readers are advised to consult the University Policies page to read the official NYU policies regarding the judicial process.
Given the unique circumstances of incidents of bias, discrimination and harassment (which includes sexual assault), these Student Grievance Procedures are not applicable. All such incidents will be considered under the University’s anti-harassment policy/process.