Bias Incident Reporting

What is a bias incident?

A bias incident targets an individual based on their age, color, religion, disability (physical or mental), race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or veteran status, as identified in the student code of conduct.
Students at the University of Kentucky are expected to respect the rights and dignity of other students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

 

What should you do if you witness or experience a bias incident?

See it? Hear it? Report it. If you witness or experience a bias incident, complete the Incident Reporting Form.

Reports can be made anonymously.

 

Why should you report a bias incident?

Reporting incidents of bias, hate, harassment, or discrimination creates awareness to influence change on campus.

 

Where can you find support if you experience a bias incident?

Bias Incident Support Services (BISS) exists to provide support and advocacy for any student, staff, or faculty member impacted by bias, hatred, and/or an act of identity-based violence.  BISS also provides education, training and consultation services to any University entity interested in working to nurture a sense of belonging within their college, division, office, department, etc.