Report A Bias-Related Incident
If you have experienced a hate crime, please report it directly to the Division of Public Safety and Secutiy at (734) 763-1131 or the Ann Arbor Police at (734) 994-2911. If you report it to DPSS or AAPD, it's requested by the University that you also report it via phone or by using the links below. If you are not sure what to report or you have experienced a hate crime and would like to discuss the incident, please call (734) 615-BIAS (2427). If you are unsure of the terms used below, you can view a list of definitions
Report a bias-related incident:
Use the online reporting form to report bias incidents to the Dean of Students (for students) of the Office of Institutional Equity (for faculty and staff). Your message will be directed to the appropriate office.
Report by Phone
Call (734) 615-BIAS (2427) to report an incident during normal working hours (Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm). If it is after hours, leave a message and a staff member will get back with you on the next business day.
Report in Person
Wondering where to report an incident? View the University's reporting areas. You can confidentially report an incident of bias, intolerance, or discrimination. These offices and resources exist to support students, staff and faculty.
If you witness or experience conduct that discriminates, stereotypes, excludes, harasses, or harms anyone in our community based on their identity (such as race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or sexual attraction, disability, age, or religion) please report it to the University.
Faculty and staff who call the number during normal business hours will be connected to the Office of Institutional Equity; students to the Dean of Students Office. Staff from these offices will offer support and begin to discuss next steps with callers. Those who call the phone line after normal business hours should leave a message and a staff member will get back to them on the next business day.
What to report
If you are not sure you have experienced a hate crime and would like to discuss the incident, please call (734) 615-BIAS (2427).
There are three broad categories of incidents to be tracked and reported. These categories include the following violations of law and/or U-M policies:
- Hate Crimes (Bias Crimes)
- Violations of the University of Michigan's Standard Practice Guide
- Violations of the Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities