Emory University values open expression and vigorous debate in the context of civility and mutual respect for diverse individuals and communities. We continually “practice” community by sharing our experiences, listening carefully to others, and debating ideas in civil, generous, and constructive ways. Bias incidents directly impact our ability to know, trust, support, and learn from one another.
The term bias incident refers to the use of language and/or actions that demonstrate bias (prejudice) against persons because of, but not necessarily limited to, their actual or perceived race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or status as a military veteran. Bias incidents include, but are not limited to, name calling, stereotyping, belittling, or excluding others based on their identity. Some, but not all, bias incidents may rise to the level of discriminatory harassment, sexual misconduct, or other violations of policy or law. The Bias Incident Report form can be accessed at the following link: