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Bias Incident Response Team

What is a Bias Incident?

A bias incident is one that is motivated, in whole or in part, by the offender’s bias towards the victim’s status. Examples may include yelling a slur from a moving vehicle, drawing a derogatory picture on someone’s residence, acting aggressively toward someone based on their identity, etc.

What is the Bias Incident Response Team?

A group of faculty and staff who are committed to creating a proactive response to instances of hate and bias.

What is the Team’s Response?

  • Support those who are targeted by hate or bias.
  • Refer them to resources and support services available on and off campus.
  • Educate the campus community about the impact of hate and bias.
  • Promote initiatives and new ideas that further a welcoming, bias and hate-free climate.

When to Refer:

  • Please fill out the bias incident reporting form. Depending on the incident you may be notified by campus safety. If you feel you are in danger please contact campus safety directly at 407-646-2999.
  • The incident report notification process will allow the Bias Incident Response Team to connect with the affected party/parties and refer them to the proper resources and support.
  • The Bias Incident Response Team can be contacted at