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Report Fraud, Waste or Abuse Hotline

The Office of Inspector General Hotline is available for anyone who knows or suspects fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement or violations of laws and regulations involving U. S. Department of Education funds or programs.  This includes allegations of suspected wrongdoing by Department employees, contractors, grantees, schools and school officials, persons in positions of trust involving Department funds or programs, collection agencies, recipients of student financial assistance, or lending institutions.  If you have knowledge of any wrongdoing involving Department funds, or operations, report them here.


If you need assistance, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page or call the OIG Hotline at 1-800-MIS-USED (1-800-647-8733).  Operators are available Monday and Wednesday 9-11am ET, or Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3 ET except federal holidays. 


Use this link to report fraud, waste or abuse