Student Handbook: Respect NU- Hate Crimes and Bias Incidents

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: Northwestern University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: July 13, 2017

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A bias incident is an act of con­duct, speech, or expression to which a bias motive is evident as a contributing factor (regardless of whether the act is criminal). Sanctions may be imposed for students found to have committed hate crimes and for bias incidents that involve conduct that violates laws or University policies, specifically including the University’s Discrimination and Harassment Policy.

Therefore, the University expects all community members who witness or experience an act of bias, hate, discrimination, or harassment to report these incidents to the University.

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