Office of Equity & Diversity
Filing A Complaint with the Office of Equity and Diversity
Bowling Green State University is committed to providing faculty, staff, and students with an environment where they may pursue their careers or studies free from discrimination. The Office of Equity & Diversity is responsible for administering the University's equal opportunity and anti-harassment policies. The office exists, in part, to ensure that all members of the University community understand their responsibility to create and maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment.
The University pledges itself to the broad application of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, in particular Titles VI and VII, Executive Order 11246, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Chapter 4112 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Procedures for filing a Complaint
Individuals who believe they have been unlawfully harassed or discriminated against are encouraged to contact the office for an appointment. Please complete and submit the following form, or bring a completed copy with for your appointment with an OED Equity Officer.
- Complete the Equity and Diversity Complaint Form online
- Download the Equity and Diversity Complaint Form (PDF)
The Office of Equity and Diversity’s Complaint Procedures may be found at www.bgsu.edu/offices/oed.
Investigations will be handled on an individual, case-by-case, basis considering the complete record and all relevant circumstances. Investigations will be conducted as fairly and expeditiously as possible assuring confidentiality for both the complainant and the respondent to the extent possible.
The Office of Equity & Diversity
204 University Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Phone: (419) 372-8472