Enforcement Agencies

State and Federal Discrimination and Harassment Enforcement Agencies

In addition to the Johnson & Wales University policies and procedures regarding discrimination and harassment, if a student believes they have been subjected to discrimination or harassment, the student may contact the appropriate government agencies listed below.

Office of Civil Rights, US Department of Education

  • Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education, Customer Service Team
    • 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100
    • 800-421-3481

This office may refer the matter to a regional Office for Civil Rights. Students may also refer to the Office for Civil Rights for more information.

Rhode Island

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    • John F. Kennedy Federal Building, 475 Government Center, Boston, MA 02203
    • 617-565-3200
  • Rhode Island State Commission for Human Rights
    • 180 Westminster St., Third Floor, Providence, RI 02903-3768
    • 401-222-2661

Massachusetts

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    • John F. Kennedy Federal Building, 475 Government Center, Boston, MA 02203
    • 617-565-3200
  • Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
    • One Ashburton Place, Sixth Floor, Room 601, Boston, MA 02108
    • 617-994-6000

Florida

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    • One Biscayne Tower, 2 S. Biscayne Blvd., Suite 2700, Miami, FL 33131
    • 800-669-4000
  • Florida Commission on Human Relations
    • 2009 Apalachee Parkway, Suite 100, Tallahassee, FL 32301
    • 850-488-7082

Colorado

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    • 303 East 17th Ave., Suite 410, Denver, CO 80203
    • 303-866-1300
  • Colorado Civil Rights Division
    • 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202-5143
    • 303-894-2997

North Carolina

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    • 129 West Trade St., Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28202
    • 704-344-6682
  • NC Human Relations Commission
    • 116 W. Jones St., Suite 2109, Raleigh, NC 27601
    • 919-807-4420
    • Mailing Address:
      NC Human Relations Commission
      1318 Mail Service Center
      Raleigh, NC 27699-1318