Annual bias incident reports filed

*The majority of the reports in May 2016-17 refer to a single incident that occurred during a student organization event.

This graph shows trends by month in bias incident reports filed during the following academic years, with totals listed here:

  • 2015-2016 22
  • 2016-2017 100
  • 2017-2018 62
  • 2018-2019 36


Incidents by category (2018-2019)
Our Bias Incident Report form allows individuals to select the type of incident. Some incidents meet more than one standard. We collect data by category and use these categories to help identify patterns. In 2018-2019, verbal comments were the most frequent form that bias incidents took, followed closely by written or drawn materials.
  • Verbal comment 36%
  • Written/drawn 30%
  • Vandalism 10%
  • Other 10%
  • Intimidation 8%
  • Electronic communication/social media 4%
  • Retaliation 2%
  • Physical injury 0%
  • Physical intimidation/assault 0%

Requests for action/action taken

*individual who made the report could not be reached due to travel.

Each year, we track the number of requests for action versus the number of actions taken in order to assess our strength in providing the supportive services that individuals impacted by bias incidents receive.  This graph shows actions requested and taken during the 2018-2019 academic year.