Information for completing the Civil Rights Review 

Some of the forms on this page are fillable.  If you click on one of the links below and see a “please wait message”, IGNORE THE "PLEASE WAIT ... " MESSAGE.  You need to DOWNLOAD/SAVE the form to your computer.

Compliance Review Rotation Schedule click here

Why AA/EEO & Civil Rights Reviews

  • PowerPoint (PDF) click here

  • Frequently Asked Questions about the Compliance Process click here

  • Information for advisory committees (PDF) click here

Laws and Executive Orders

  • Podcast on Laws and Executive Orders important to OSU Extension and OARDC 

  • PowerPoint (PDF) click here

NIFA Compliance Review Guides and other helpful aids

Demographic Data Collection Tools 

  • Demographic Data Collection Form (PDF) click here

  • All Reasonable Efforts Documentation Form (PDF) click here

Learn about  your county-Ohio Development Services Agency County Trends

Learn more about the demographics of Ohio

Ohio Population Overview

Ohio's  African American Population

Ohio's Hispanic/Latino Population

Ohio's Asian Population


  • Agreement and Compliance with Civil Rights Laws Form (PDF) click here

  • OSU Extension Employee Rights and Responsibilities (PDF) click here

  • Employee Complaint Procedure (PDF) click here

  • Client Complaint Procedure (PDF) click here

  • USDA/NIFA Complaint Procedure click here

  • OSU Sexual Harassment Policy-click here

  • OSU Human Resources Discrimination and Harassment Complaint Form-click here

  • OSU Human Resources AA/EEO Policy-click here

  • "And Justice for All" posters-click here

Action Plans

  • Based on the feedback from your Compliance Review generate an action plan for addressing areas of concern.

NIFA, formerly known as CSREES Review Feedback

  • Civil Rights Employment Review Recommendation and Action Plan, OSU Extension, 2005

  • Civil Rights Program Review Recommendations and Action Plan, OSU Extension, 2005

  • Civil Rights Employment Review Recommend nations and Action Plan, OSU Extension, 2000

Resources to assist with complying with Executive Order 13166 Limited English Proficiency

  • To read the law click here

  • Language Assessment and Planning Tool (NIFA Resource, PDF)
  • LEP Toolkit (NIFA Resource, PDF)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Implementing Strategy for Federally Assisted Programs (NIFA Resource, PDF)