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Office of Institutional Equity

File A Complaint

Complaint Procedures

If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination in your working or learning environment at UTPA, you may file an internal complaint by email, in person, or in writing via campus/postal mail with the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE).

Steps to File an Internal Complaint:

  • Click here to download and complete the Complaint Intake Form.
  • Submit the completed and signed form via email to OIE@utpa.edu;
  • Deliver or mail to the following address:

Office of Legal Affairs

Attn: Institutional Equity

1201 W. University Dr., SSBL 3.101

Edinburg, Texas 78539

 

 

 Steps to File an External Complaint of Discrimination:

Texas Workforce Commission - Civil Rights Division

You may file a complaint within 180 calendar days from the date of the alleged violation by email, by postal mail, or in person (not by phone).

Submit complaint via email: EEOIntake@twc.state.tx.us

Submit complaint in writing:

Texas Workforce Commission

Civil Rights Division

101 E. 15th St., Rm 144-T

Austin, Texas 78778-0001

Please click here to visit the TWC website for additional information.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

You may file a complaint within 300 calendar days from the date of the alleged violation by phone, by postal mail or in person.

Submit Complaint in Person or Mail:

San Antonio EEOC Field Office

Legacy Oaks, Building A

5410 Fredericksburg Road, Ste. 200

San Antonio, Texas 78229

 

Submit Complaint via Phone:EEOC National Contact Center toll-free at 1-800-669-4000 or 1-800-669-6820 (TTY) 

Please click here to visit the EEOC website for additional information

 Office of Civil Rights - U.S. Department of Education

You may file a complaint at the following address:

 Office of Civil Rights - U.S. Department of Education

400 Maryland Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20202

Hotline: 1-800-421-3481

TDD#: 1-800-521-2172

Email: OCR@ed.gov

Web: http://www2.ed.gov/ocr