Consumer Information

In accordance with federal regulations, schools are required to provide a list of consumer information to all Dominican students.

​​​​​Contact the Office of Financial Aid to obtain hard copies of this information.

Students are encouraged to report complaints to the University. You may send complaints either to Student Affairs or Academic Affairs. You may contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education for review of a complaint. 

The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone: (916) 431-6924
Fax: (916) 263-1897

All prospective and current students may request the school's Regional, Specialized, and Athletic Accreditation documentation through the Office of Academic Affairs.

All prospective and current students may request the Annual Equity in Athletics report. Please email the Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance or at (415) 482-3503.

Dominican University of California is required to provide information on placement of and types of employment obtained by its graduates. This information can be obtained from the Career Development Office.

Dominican University of California is required to provide information on the types of graduate and professional education in which graduates of our four-year degree programs enrolled. This information can be obtained from the Career Development Office

We encourage all students to exercise their right to vote. Voter registration forms are located in Alemany Library and the Office of the Registrar. Online registration can also be completed via the California Secretary of State.

The University is required to provide a Teacher Preparation Program Report annually to the state of California. California publishes and submits an annual report containing school and state-level information to the U.S. Department of Education. State and Federal reports: 

Even though a student's Pell Grant does not credit to the student account until the fourth week of school, a Pell eligible student can request a refund to purchase books and supplies up to 10 days prior to the start of school if the Pell Grant, combined with all the other aid the student is receiving, will create a credit balance on the student account. The student can request an advance of their credit balance from the Business Services Office.

As a Cal Grant B recipient, the California Student Aid Commission requests that Dominican University of California obtain written permission to credit Cal Grant B Access funds to the recipient's account. The recipient has the ability to rescind this authorization prior to the disbursement of funds and receive the Cal Grant B Access funds directly. As a result of a completed Authorization Form, Cal Grant B Access funds will be credited to the recipient's account or released directly to the recipient once the award has been confirmed. Download the Cal Grant B Access Authorization Form .

In meeting with the requirements of the State of California, Dominican University of California must make passage rates available for graduates of undergraduate programs leading to employment for which passage of a California licensing examination is required. Pass rates for the NCLEX examination can be found by visiting The Board of Registered Nursing.

Dominican University of California Office of Financial Aid is a member of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) and therefore adheres to NASFAA's Statement of Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct for Institutional Financial Aid Professionals.

State authorization is a federal requirement that certain institutions be authorized to operate in the state in which online courses or programs are offered. Prior to enrolling in classes, students within the United States should confirm that their academic course or program has been authorized by their state for online delivery.


The Maryland Higher Education Commission provides institutional approvals for online instruction. Dominican University of California is approved to offer online education in  the state of Maryland.

Dominican will also continue to monitor developments in Maryland and any other state in which it enrolls students and, if additional approvals or authorization become necessary, will take any necessary steps to obtain such approvals.

Contact Information for Student Complaint Process

Maryland Higher Education Commission
6 N. Liberty Street, 10th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 767-3301

Alternate contact:
Consumer Protection Division
Office of the Attorney General
200 Saint Paul Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
(410) 528-8662

MS in Physician Assistant Studies

The Dominican University of California Masters of Physician Assistant Studies program is not regulated by Texas. 

Dominican University of California is regulated by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. 

Consumers may file a complaint by using the Bureau’s online complaint submission link here or by downloading the complaint form and mailing it to the address below. 

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education P.O. Box 980818 West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818

The Dominican University of California Masters of Physician Assistant Studies located in San Rafael, California is accredited by the ARC-PA (The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant). 

Complaints and concerns can be submitted in writing to and signed.

General Contact Information

You may also contact either Student Affairs or Academic Affairs.