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Consumer Information/General Public Information and Required Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires that all colleges annually provide notice regarding the availability of the consumer information listed below. Simpson College emails such notices to every enrolled student at the start of every term. Please contact the department responsible with questions, concerns or requests for paper copies. Staff members are available during regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) to help prospective students, current students, prospective employees and current employees obtain consumer information. 

U.S. Department of Education Transparency Tools:


General Information about Simpson College

Office: Academic Affairs
Contact: Chelsea Grenier, executive assistant for academic affairs
Email: chelsea.grenier@simpson.edu
Phone: 515.961.1720

To file a complaint: Iowa College Student Aid Commission (Iowa College Aid) is the State Agency that accepts student complaints for students who are attending an Iowa College or University. Iowa College Aid can be reached via phone at (877) 272-4456 or you may file a complaint electronically at https://educate.iowa.gov/higher-ed/student-complaints.


    Student Financial Aid and Related Information

    Office: Admissions and Financial Aid
    Contact: Tracie Pavon, assistant vice president for enrollment and financial assistance
    Email: tracie.pavon@simpson.edu
    Phone: 515.961.1630


    Health and Safety

    Office: Student Development
    Contact: Matt Hansen, dean of students
    Email: matt.hansen@simpson.edu
    Phone: 515.961.1562


    Graduation Rates and Student Outcomes – Student Right-to-Know Act

    Office: Registrar
    Contact: Jody Ragan, registrar
    Email: jody.ragan@simpson.edu
    Phone: 515.961.1517


    Copyright Infringement Laws

    Office: Dunn Library
    Contact: Liz Grimsbo, research librarian
    Email: liz.grimsbo@simpson.edu
    Phone: 515.961.1485


    NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION: Applicants for admission and employment, students, parents of students, employees, sources of referral for admission and employment, and all unions or professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreements with Simpson College are hereby notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, veteran or veteran disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic in admission, access to, treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. Any persons having inquiries concerning Simpson College’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, Title IX – Section 504 or Americans with Disabilities Act are directed to contact Mary Ellen Bartley-Nancarrow, Director of Human Resources, Simpson College, 701 North C Street, Indianola, Iowa 50125-1299, (515) 961-1511. Persons may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the institution’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, Title IX – Section 504, or Americans with Disabilities Act.

    Notices of Non-Discrimination and Title IX

    TITLE IX: Simpson College does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender. Simpson College also prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internally or externally. Reports of misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and concerns about noncompliance should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. For a complete copy of the policy, more information, or to report an instance of sex or gender based discrimination, please contact the Title IX Coordinator (titleix@simpson.edu) and/or the Assistant Secretary of Education within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)  https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html