How to Report a Bias-Related Act
If the incident is an emergency or medical attention is required call 911 immediately or report it directly to the George Washington University Police Department at 202-994-6111.
Any report of a sexual assault, sexual- or gender-based harassment, or relationship abuse should be made through the GW Title IX Office website or by contacting the University’s Title IX Office at 202-994-7434. To access confidential counseling resources on campus for reporting sexual assault, contact the Sexual Assault & Intimate Violence (SAIV) Helpline at 202-994-7222, the Student Health Center for counseling services at 202-994-5300, or the Office of Victim Services at 202-994-0443. The Sexual Assault and Intimate Violence (SAIV) Helpline at 202-994-7222 is a confidential crisis helpline for GW students impacted by sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking.
Who should report a bias related act?
It is our hope that all members of our community feel responsible for the well-being of each and every student. We strongly encourage students, faculty, and staff to report possible bias incidents. The Bias Incident Response Team will evaluate your report and determine the best way to respond.
Three ways to report:
Online reporting is available 24 hours a day.
Students: To report a bias incident online complete the Bias Incident Form. The form will be submitted to the Office for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement.
To file a discrimination complaint online, complete the Incident Form. This form will be submitted to and processed by the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities.
Students, Faculty and Staff: Bias incidents may also be reported through the University's compliance hotline, Ethicspoint. Reports may be made on an anonymous basis. To make a report you may use either the following link or dial toll-free, within the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico and Canada: 888-508-5275. Your report will be directed to the appropriate office for follow-up.
Report by phone
Phone lines are open from 9 am to 5 pm. You can leave a message outside of business hours and it will be processed the next business day.
Students: To report a bias incident by phone, call the Office for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement, 202-994-7434.
To pursue a discrimination complaint by phone call the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, 202-994-6757.
Faculty: To report an incident by phone, call the Office of Faculty Affairs, 202-994-5884.
Staff: To report an incident by phone, call the Equal Employment Opportunity and Employee Relations Office, 202-994-9656.
Report in person
Offices are open from 9 am to 5 pm.
Students: To report an incident in person visit, the Office for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement, Building YY, 812 20th St., NW, Washington, DC.
Faculty: To report an incident in person visit, the Office of Faculty Affairs, 1922 F St., NW, 3rd floor, Washington, DC.
Staff: To report an incident in person visit, the Equal Employment Opportunity and Employee Relations Office, 2033 K St., NW, Suite 205, Washington, DC.