Bias and Hate Incident Education

All members of Pacific University have a responsibility to contribute to and maintain a welcoming and inclusive environment. The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion developed the Bias Incident Reporting system in Fall 2016 and continues to manage reports. The BIR is a protocol that applies to any bias incident reported that occurs at Pacific University, including the Forest Grove campus, Hillsboro campus, Eugene campus and Woodburn campus, at any Pacific University sponsored activity, and all other property owned or controlled by Pacific University. The Bias Incident Reporting system is available to any Pacific University community member. 

Our mission is to make sure that all parties involved receive the support they need, by providing educational opportunities, referrals, and resources. The Bias Incident Reporting system is not a tool for policing thought or speech nor a platform for censorship. We are not judicial. 


How do I report a bias incident?

If you have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, there are several ways to submit a report:

  1. Online: Submit a bias incident report using the online form. Anonymous reporting is available.

  2. Report by phone: Call 503-352-3072 during regular business hours (Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 5:00 pm). If you choose to leave a message, your call will be returned at the earliest possible time.

  3. Report in person: Request a face-to-face meeting with Narce Rodriguez, Vice President for Student Affairs and Chief EDI Officer, by emailing

For more information, see Reporting System


Reporte de incidentes de prejuicio y odio

Utilice el siguiente formulario para reportar un incidente de posible prejuicio, odio o discriminación. Un equipo coordinado por la directora de Equidad, Diversidad e Inclusión analizará el formulario una vez que esté completo. Devuelva este formulario a Marsh Hall 114 o envíelo por correo electrónico a


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