Bias and Discrimination Resources

Title IX Office

The University Title IX office is responsible for facilitating the University’s compliance with Title IX, including sexual discrimination and/or harassment.

The Know Your Rights & Resources guide is intended for any member of the University community who has experienced sexual assault, stalking, relationship or intimate partner violence, sexual harassment, or other sexual misconduct. The guide provides important information on resources and reporting options so that individuals can decide what feels right for their situation. Colleagues and friends of those who have experienced harm may also find the guide useful.

Civil Rights Investigation Office)

The Civil Rights Investigation Office investigates complaints that a University employee has violated the University’s non-discrimination and/ or non-retaliation policies. An investigation may be requested either by an individual or by the administrative head of a University organization.

Bias Reporting

The UW Bias Advisory Committee reviews reports of bias incidents. If you encounter or suspect incidents of bias, you are encouraged to file a report, which will be reviewed by the UW’s Bias Incident Advisory Committee. Whenever possible, bias reports will be reviewed within two to four business days.

Click here to report non-emergency incidents

Discrimination and Harassment Educational Videos

Addressing Discrimination and Harassment at the University of Washington, a new series of education and awareness videos, explores protected class discrimination and identifies strategies for putting a stop to it. The series was created by Compliance Services, and is intended for all students and employees, wherever they study or work.