In addition to or in lieu of filing an internal complaint with Emerson College, employees, students, or Emerson-affiliated third parties who believe that they have been subjected to unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation may file a formal complaint with the government agencies that are identified below. Using the College’s report process does not prohibit an employee from filing a complaint with these agencies.

Agencies

Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination (MCAD)

One Ashburton Place, Room 601
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-994-6000
TTY: 617-994-6196
Email: mcad [at] mass.gov
Web: http://www.mass.gov/mcad/

California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)

2218 Kausen Drive, Suite 100
Elk Grove, CA 95758
Phone: 800-884-1684
TTY: 800-700-2320
Videophone for hearing impaired: 800-700-2320
Email: contact.center [at] dfeh.ca.gov
Web: https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) - MA

5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor 
Boston, MA 02109-3921 
Phone: 617-289-0111     
Email: ocr.boston [at] ed.gov
Web: http://www.ed.gov/ocr

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) – CA

50 Beale Street, Suite 7200
San Francisco, CA  94105-1813
Phone: 415-486-5555
Email: ocr.sanfrancisco [at] ed.gov
Web: http://www.ed.gov/ocr