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Report a Bias Incident

Students, Faculty, Staff: Do not let these incidents go unreported. Report incidents of racial harassment and other bias incidents.

  1. Make the Call/Document the Incident 
    •  The very first thing you should do is call 911
    •  Contact your RA/RC — the resident staff in your building will know who to contact in time of crisis.
    •  Call the Office of the Dean of Students (ODOS): 924-7133. After business hours, a dean on-call can be reached by contacting the University Police non-emergency number at 924-7166 and asking them to have the dean on-call contact you.
    •  Call the Police Department (434) 924-7166.
    •  If it is a written slur, do not erase — the police will want to see it for evidence.
    •  If you have a camera or cell phone camera, take a picture of the incident or license plate.
    •  Write down what the person said if the abuse is verbal.
  2. Get Support
    •  Contact your Peer Advisor
    •  Ask your friends to support you
    •  Call Home
  3. Spread the Word  
    •  Let friends, fellow students, and appropriate organizations know about the incident.
    •  Write a letter to the editor of the Cavalier Daily.
  4. Generate a Response 
    •  Become active in making positive change at the University
    •  Join groups working to create change

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