Complaining about Faculty or Staff

On-Campus Resources

Discrimination related to race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national or ethnic origin, age, genetic information, disability, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity and expression, sex, and/or sexual orientation

If you are a student reporting discrimination from a staff or faculty member (including visiting faculty, post-doctoral fellows, or graduate students acting in an instructional capacity):

Contact Mark Brimhall-Vargas or Sonia Jurado

Mark Brimhall-Vargas, chief diversity officer
Gryzmish, Room 105

Sonia Jurado, JD
Director, Office of Equal Opportunity
Title IX and ADA/Section 504 Coordinator

Violence (Sexual)

If you are a student reporting rape, acquaintance rape, sexual assault, stalking, or other sex offenses by a faculty or staff member:

Confidential Resources

Prevention, Advocacy and Resource Center
781-736-3370 (24-hour hotline)
Usdan, room G108

Please also see the Resource Guide for Sexual Assault Survivors (PDF).

Sonia Jurado, JD
Director, Office of Equal Opportunity
Title IX and ADA/Section 504 Coordinator

The Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) is available to assist students, staff and faculty with concerns regarding discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct. OEO addresses concerns regarding all protected categories, including race, color, national origin/ethnicity, sex (which includes pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status. OEO can provide information regarding support resources on campus and about what options may be available for addressing this conduct. OEO also conducts training on this issues for members of the Brandeis community.

Non-Confidential Resources

Call Public Safety
781-736-3333 (emergency)
781-736-5000 (non-emergency)

Violence (Physical)

If you are a Brandeis student reporting any act of physical violence:

Call Public Safety
781-736-3333 (emergency)
781-736-5000 (non-emergency)

Informal Resolution Resource: University Ombuds

University Ombuds operates within the Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and is available to all Brandeis community members. University Ombuds staff are confidential, independent, impartial and informal resources and operate outside of official or sanctioned university processes.

After you call, then what? The Process

For more information about what happens after you file a report, please refer to the university's Non-Discrimination and Harassment Problem Resolution and Appeal Procedure for Claims of Harassment/Discrimination against Staff or Faculty Policy.

Off-Campus Resources

Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination (MCAD)

One Ashburton Place, Suite 601
Boston, MA 02108
617-994-6196 TTY
617-994-6024 FAX

436 Dwight Street, Room 220
Springfield, MA 01103
413-784-1056 FAX

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Boston-Area Office
John F. Kennedy Federal Building
475 Government Center
Boston, MA 02203

617-565-3196 FAX
800-669-6820 TTY
844-234-5122 ASL Video Phone