Bias Report Form

Please use this form to report an incident of bias involving a student at Washington University in St. Louis. Bias report forms will be received during business hours of 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Reports received after business hours will be reviewed during the next business day.

If you are concerned about the immediate health and safety of yourself or someone else, do not complete the online form. Please call 911 or WUPD at (314) 935-5555.

Confidentiality

The university will strive to protect, to the greatest extent possible, the confidentiality of persons reporting to the BRSS and of those involved in the reported incident. Because the university may have an obligation to address certain reported incidents, however, the university cannot guarantee complete confidentiality where it would conflict with the university’s obligation to investigate meaningfully or, where warranted, take corrective action. Even when some disclosure of the university’s information or sources is necessary, it will be limited to the extent possible. Examples of circumstances in which the university may not be able to maintain confidentiality include:

  • If we believe you or someone else is at risk for physical harm
  • If more than one report is submitted on a single incident
  • If reported incidents suggest a trend (e.g., bias incidents continually occur in a certain residence hall, etc.)

Regardless of the situation, personal information will only be shared with individuals with a legitimate need to know, in compliance with university policy.

 

The BRSS is an initiative of the Mosaic Project.