Office Contact Information


Office Hours

Monday - Friday | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed on State Holidays


Physical Address


301 W. High Street (Suite 840, 860, 870, 580)
Jefferson City, MO 65101


Overnight Deliveries


301 W. High Street, Suite 870
Jefferson City, MO 65101


Central Office Mailing Addresses


Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development

P.O. Box 1469

Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469


Office of Workforce Development

P.O. Box 1087

Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469


Missouri Economic Research & Information Center (MERIC)

P.O. Box 3150

Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469


Phone/Email Contact Information

Call Toll-Free: (800) 473-6757

  • Option 1: Postsecondary Proprietary School or Closed School Transcripts
  • Option 2: Workforce Development
  • Option 3: Human Resources
  • Option 4: State Grants and Scholarships
  • Option 5: For all other Inquires


Local: (573) 751-2361

Fax: (573) 751-6635
Can't find what you are looking for? Submit your question via our online information form.


Media Inquiries

Communications Office

Phone: (573) 522-1312


Sunshine Requests

General Counsel



A+ Scholarship Program

For questions about the A+ Scholarship Program:

For questions about A+ school designation

  • Contact the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education at (573) 751-2453
  • Email:


Apprenticeship Missouri



Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant


Phone: (573) 522-6782


Missouri Job Centers

Phone: (888) 728-JOBS (5627) - you will be routed to the closest Job Center based on your area code



E-Payments to MDHEWD


Journey to College

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  • Academic Affairs
    (573) 751-2361
  • Fiscal & Budget
    (573) 751-2361
  • Compliance
    (573) 751-1767
  • Higher Education Research
    (573) 751-2361
  • Legislative Inquiries
    (573) 751-6561
  • Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC)
  • Office of Workforce Development
    Customer Support: (866) 506-0251
    Fax: (573) 751-3461
  • Proprietary Schools
    (573) 751-2361
  • Free Publications
  • Purchasing
    (573) 526-0687
  • Quality Improvement Efforts
    (573) 751-2361
  • Student Financial Aid
    (800) 473-6757, Option 4

Common Referrals

ACT/SAT Score Acceptance

Contact your institution directly, or log in to the MDHEWD Student Portal to see if your score has been sent to the department for financial aid eligibility.

Career and Technical Centers

Contact the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (573) 751-3500 or visit the Career Education page on DESE

Educator Certification

Contact the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (573) 751-0051 or visit the Educator Certification page on DESE

Complaint Against a Public or Independent Institution

Any complaint against a higher education institution should begin by going through your institution's complaint process. Contact your institution to determine how to begin this process.

Civil Rights Complaint

Contact the United States Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. 1-800-421-3481, TTD: 1-800-877-8339,,  or visit the OCR webpage.

Professional Licensure/Certification

Contact the Division of Professional Registration (573) 751-0293, TTY: 1-800-735-2966,, or visit the Professional Registration website

Senior Citizens' Tuition Waiver

Contact your higher education institution directly.

Student Residency

Higher education institutions in Missouri use the following policy to determine residency: Residency - Student Residency Requirements

For more information, contact your higher education institution directly.



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