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Bias Incidence Response Reporting (BIRT)

The Bias Incident Response Protocol has been established to provide assistance and support to the victims of bias incidents.  If you feel that you have been subject to a verbal, written, physical, or psychological threat on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, atypical heredity or cellular blood trait, military service or veteran status, please utilize the link below to report the incident to a member of BIRT.

Submit a Report

What happens after reporting?

A member of the BIRT committee will contact the victim to gather more details and provide support and resources in dealing with the incident. The incident, if warranted, may be referred for further action to other areas of the University (University Police, Dean of Students, or Office of Equal Opportunity, Access & Title IX Coordination).  The BIRT members will also be responsible in deciding if the incident warrants notification of the entire campus community.  All efforts will be made to resolve the situation as quickly as possible, but if additional investigation is required it may prolong prolong the process.  

Have additional questions about the process or need to contact the Bias Prevention and Education Committee?  You may email your questions to BiasResponse@SIUE.edu.

Additional Resources

SIUE Police Department - (618) 650-3324

  *If you are concerned for the immediate health and safety of yourself or others, please call 911.

Counseling Services - (618) 650-2842

The Office of Equal Opportunity, Access & Title IX Coordination - (618) 650-2333

Dean of Students - (618) 650-2020

University Housing - (618) 650-4628

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