Dean of Students: Bias Incident Reporting

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: University of Arizona Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: April 7, 2017

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Bias Incident

Per the Clery Act, “bias” is a preformed negative opinion or attitude toward a group of persons based on their race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, or gender identity.

Hate Incident

Not all expressions of hate or group bias rise to the level of a hate crime as defined in state and federal statute. Derogatory words or epithets directed against a member of a protected class, as listed above, if not accompanied by a threat of harm with the ability to carry it out, are considered protected speech and not a hate crime.

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Response to Bias Incident Report

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