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Civil Rights Reporter
The Ohio Civil Rights Commission investigates charges of disability in higher education discrimination within the State of Ohio. Higher education facilities include any educational facility beyond the high school level. Such places include, but are not limited to, colleges, universities, and trade schools. The act of discrimination must have been based on a person’s disability and have occurred no more than six (6) months prior to the date of filing the charge of discrimination.
Examples of disability in places of higher education discrimination include:
To determine if your issue can be investigated by the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, please answer the following questions:
If you answered yes to all the questions above, you can file a charge of discrimination with the Ohio Civil Rights Commission. If you did not answer yes to all the questions, you can still file a charge and the Commission will determine if the matter is jurisdictional and will proceed accordingly.
*Charges are not considered officially filed until they are properly signed, notarized, and received by the Ohio Civil Rights Commission.*
Click here to filed a Charge of Discrimination in Higher Education online