When you report a bias-based incident, you can expect:
If the perpetrator of the incident can be identified and if established policies or laws are violated, disciplinary or criminal action will be taken.
Although the BRT itself is not a punitive body, we are still effective when dealing with incidents of bias.
There are 4 primary ways that the BRT helps when an incident of Bias occurs.
First, the BRT can assign an advocate to someone who is utilizing the services on campus. Forms and procedures can sometimes be difficult to maneuver, and having a trained staff member as a guide or someone to talk to sometimes helps through this process.
Second, the BRT can recommend existing campus resources, like the Office of Affirmative Action, Counseling Center or the Department of Public Safety. Your BRT advocate can assist you in connecting to additional resources.
Third, the BRT can assist in creating solutions. For example, if a student felt uncomfortable in a classroom the BRT could work with the faculty member to assure the student could stay caught up in the class or make other arrangments in colaboration with the student and the faculty.
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There are no reports available at this time. The Bias Response Team Annual Report will be made available at the end of the school year.
Lists of staff who can provide such advice are available in the following offices:
Disability Services for Students
Office for Civility Education
Housing and Residential Life, Residental Education
Multicultural Center, Assistant Director
Office of Student Life, Dean of Students
University Chaplains: Catholic, Jewish Protestant
Violence Prevention and Advocacy Services