Human Resources: Harassment, Discrimination, and Bias Reporting

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: Cornell University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: October 20, 2017

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Cornell’s Title IX coordinators oversee all Title IX complaints and take steps to identify and address any patterns or systemic problems that arise during the review of such complaints. Members of the university community who have relevant information must cooperate with the university’s investigations into prohibited discrimination, protected-status harassment, or bias activity.

Bias: The Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity (150 Day Hall or 255-1426) administers procedures related to alleged bias activity. To report bias incidents or related concerns, use the online reporting form or send an email to

Under Cornell’s specific definition, a bias incident is an act of bigotry, harassment, or intimidation that occurs on the Cornell campus or within an area that impacts the Cornell community and that one could reasonably conclude is directed at a member or a group of the Cornell community because of that individual’s or group’s actual or perceived age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any combination of these or related factors.

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