Licensing and Affiliations

Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education

bppe_thumb (1)The O’Reilly School of Technology is an unaccredited private institution that holds Institutional Approval to Operate by the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) of the State of California.

The O’Reilly School of Technology does not and has never held a pending petition in bankruptcy, nor are we operating as a debtor in possession. In addition, O’Reilly School of Technology has not filed a petition within the preceding five years, nor have we had a petition in bankruptcy filed against us with the preceding five years that resulted in reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code (11 U.S.C. Sec. 1101 et seq.).

Complaints and Appeals Policy

OST is committed to providing a high-quality experience in all interactions with students and a quality outcome in their education. Where this is not possible, we work proactively to resolve the concern by providing refunds or other accommodations where these are necessary, within our policies.

Notification: If you have a complaint regarding your course materials, enrollment process, instructor, or any part of your experience at OST, please contact the Student Services Manager. Please include the email address that you used to sign up, your student confirmation number, and a brief description of your complaint and send it to:

O’Reilly School of Technology
Attn: Student Services Manager
1005 Gravenstein Hwy North
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Phone: 707-827-7288 (M-F, 8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm)
Toll Free: 800-998-9938 x7288
Fax: 707-829-6873

Your complaint must contain the following:

  • The basis of the complaint
  • All relevant names, dates, and actions
  • A brief description of the actions forming the basis of the complaint
  • Copies of any available documents or materials that support the complaint.

Your issue will be evaluated and, as needed, reassigned to the staff member responsible for resolving it. When necessary, you may be contacted to provide more information in support of your complaint. If this additional information is not provided within 15 days, your complaint will be considered resolved.

Once the complaint has been reviewed and addressed, we will contact you with the results of our findings and any proposed resolution. Most complaints are resolved within a few minutes or hours (during business hours), but some may take longer. You should expect resolution within a maximum of 30 days.

Appeals: If you do not accept the remedy issued in the notification step above or if you do not receive a response from an OST administrator within the initial 30 days, you may appeal the decision given to you. To appeal a decision, you must file the appeal within 15 days of the initial complaint resolution. This will escalate the complaint to our Academic Director for the next level of review. As necessary, the complaint may be escalated from the Academic Director to the Executive Director. The Executive Director’s decision on any issue or complaint is final. Appeals will be settled within a maximum of 15 days unless there is evidence that OST is making progress in rectifying the complaint.

The following issues are NOT considered by OST to constitute a complaint:

Student ID cards, graduation ceremonies, career services, ranking students, honor society, student clubs, counseling services, or job placement services.

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Any questions a student may have that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at:

Physical Address:
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95833
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 980818
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
Phone Number: 916-431-6959
Toll Free: 888-370-7589
Fax Number: 916-263-1897

A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling (888) 370-7589 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s internet website

Note: O’Reilly School of Technology is not accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. Students enrolled in an unaccredited institution are not eligible for federal financial aid programs.