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Please be advised that due to the current health situation, you have the option to schedule an in-office interview which will be conducted by video using EEOC office equipment or schedule an interview by phone. Individuals who come into the office without an appointment will be screened for appropriate follow-up. Scheduling an interview is strongly recommended and individuals with appointments will be given priority. 

You are encouraged to visit the EEOC Public Portal ( to schedule an intake appointment by telephone or an in-office interview which will be conducted by video using EEOC office equipment. The system can also be accessed by going directly to our website at

There are strict deadlines for filing a charge of discrimination, please review the information in the timeliness tab or call 1-800-669-4000.

For individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, you can reach EEOC by videophone at 1-844-234-5122. If you have a disability which prevents you from accessing the Public Portal or you otherwise have difficulty with accessing the portal, please call 1-800-669-4000.

For information on temporary office closures due to inclement weather or other issues, see our Operating Status page.



Minneapolis Area Office


Towle Building
330 South Second Avenue, Suite 720
Minneapolis, MN 55401-2224
United States

ASL Video Phone
Cherie A. Doak
Regional Attorney
Gregory M. Gochanour
Office Hours

Our office hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
If you believe you have been subjected to employment discrimination, please access the online Public Portal here. You will be asked to answer a series of questions about your employment situation, and where applicable, be directed to schedule a telephone interview with an investigator. You must have access to the internet and an e-mail address to use the Public Portal.

If you have a disability, are unable to access the Public Portal or otherwise have difficulty with the Portal, please e-mail or call (414) 662-3680 for assistance. Please say and spell your first and last name, the number where you can be reached between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., provide an e-mail address if you have one and a brief description of the issue you are having.

Due to the COVID-19 health concerns, all interviews will be conducted by telephone or via in-office video with an EEOC staffer.

Individuals who are unavailable at their scheduled telephone appointment times must respond to voicemail messages within 15 minutes or their appointments will be rescheduled.

If you have already filed a Charge of Discrimination, please check the status of your charge by clicking here. This site will also give you the contact information for the assigned staff member.