External Agencies

Every individual and/or group may have the option to file with the following outside agencies, in addition to our office. For additional information refer to the Discrimination Complaint and Investigation Procedures.

External agency contact information

Office for Civil Rights-U.S. Department of Education

Office for Civil Rights
Kansas City Office
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
One Petticoat Lane
1010 Walnut Street, 3rd floor, Suite 320
Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: 816-268-0550
Fax: 816-268-0599
TDD: 800-877-8339
Email: OCR.KansasCity@ed.gov

U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

St. Louis District Office
Robert A. Young Federal Building
1222 Spruce Street
Room 8.100
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: 800-669-4000
Fax: 314-539-7894
TTY: 800-669-6820

State of Missouri Commission on Human Rights (MCHR)

Missouri Commission on Human Rights
3315 W. Truman Blvd., Rm 212
P.O. Box 1129
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1129
Phone: 573-751-3325
Toll-Free Complaint Hotline: 1-877-781-4236
Relay Missouri: 711
Relay Missouri: 1-800-735-2966 (TDD)
Fax: 573-751-2905
Email: mchr@labor.mo.gov

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

Kansas City District Office
US Dept. of Labor
Two Pershing Square Building
2300 Main, Suite 1030
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: (816) 502-0370
Fax: (816) 502-0371

File internally

To file internally with the Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance contact us:

By mail or in person

Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance
Missouri State University
Carrington Hall 205
901 S. National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65897

By phone

Office: 417-836-4252
Toll Free: 877-967-8636
Fax: 417-836-3055
TTY: 417-836-3257

By email



Missouri State University also provides a third party vendor, EthicsPoint, as a means for students, faculty, and staff to report their claims. This service is available at all times.

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Inquiries concerning the complaint procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to Melissa Berry, Interim Equal Opportunity Officer.