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 65101

 

Office of Workforce Development

P.O. Box 1087

Jefferson City, MO 65101

 

Missouri Economic Research & Information Center (MERIC)

P.O. Box 3150

Jefferson City, MO 65101

 

Phone/Email Contact Information

Call Toll-Free: (800) 473-6757

  • Option 1: General Information and Loan Questions - not Administrative Wage Garnishment
  • Option 2: Postsecondary School Certification and Closed School Transcripts
  • Option 3: Administrative Wage Garnishment
  • Option 4: State Grants and Scholarships
  • NOTE: The no touchtone phone number is (573) 751-3940 redirects back to the 800 number.

 

Local: (573) 751-2361

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

 

Media Inquiries

Communications Office

Email: jessica.duren@dhewd.mo.gov
Phone: (573) 522-1312

 

Sunshine Requests

General Counsel

Email: kristin.stokely@dhewd.mo.gov

 

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: aplus@dese.mo.gov

 

Apprenticeship Missouri

Email: apprenticeship@dhewd.mo.gov

 

Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant

Email: Kara.Brietzke@dhewd.mo.gov

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

Website: jobs.mo.gov/career-centers

 

E-Payments to MDHEWD

 

Journey to College

Apply Missouri, FAFSA Frenzy, Decision Day, publications, speaker requests

Email: journeytocollege@dhewd.mo.gov

 

Personnel

 

  • Academic Affairs
    (573) 751-2361
  • Borrower Services for MDHEWD Guaranteed Loans and Default Loans
    (800) 473-6757, option 1
  • Fiscal & Budget
    (573) 751-2361
  • Compliance
    (573) 751-1767
  • Higher Education Research
    (573) 751-2361
  • Legislative Inquiries
    (573) 751-2361
    Email: gerren.mcham@dhewd.mo.gov
  • MDHEWD Student Loan Program
    (573) 751-3940
  • 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
    JourneyToCollege@dhewd.mo.gov
  • 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, OCR@ed.gov,  or visit the OCR webpage.

Degrees/credit earned out-of-state or internationally

Contact your higher education institution directly.

Professional Licensure/Certification

Contact the Division of Professional Registration (573) 751-0293, TTY: 1-800-735-2966, profreg@pr.mo.gov, 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.