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Filing an External Complaint

In addition to the University offices, employees and students, visitors to the campus can also direct their concerns about sex discrimination to federal and state offices. The United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces Title IX.

Office of Civil Rights
US Department of Education
5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02109-3921
Tel: 617-289-0111
Fax: 617-289-0150
Email: OCR_Boston@ed.gov

Information concerning OCR’s procedures and coverage is contained online:
www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html


The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces the federal laws that prohibit sex discrimination in employment, educational activities, and programs.

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
John F. Kennedy Federal Building
475 Government Center
Boston, MA 02203
Tel: 1-800-669-4000
Fax: 617-565-3196

Information concerning EEOC’s procedures and coverage is contained online:
http://www.eeoc.gov/field/newyork/charge.cfm

Please note that a formal written complaint will be filed with the EEOC within 300 days of the date the alleged discriminatory act occurred.


The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) enforces laws that prohibit sex discrimination in employment within the state of Connecticut.

Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
25 Sigourney Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel: 860-541-3400 or 1-800-477-5737
Fax: 860-246-5068

Information concerning CHRO’s procedures and coverage can be found at:
http://www.ct.gov/chro/cwp/view.asp?a=2524Q=315884&chroPNavCtr=1#45571