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Reporting Assault

A biased incident is a non-criminal behavior that is directed at an individual, that they find harmful or hurtful about their color, religion, disability, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, veteran status or age.

Victim of Violence

If you are concerned about a victim of violence (a bias incident, hate crime, sexual assault) please seek help with the following resources.

Bias Incident/Hate Crime

A bias incident is any act, including conduct, speech, or expression, in which a biased motive (against a race, religion, disability status, ethnicity/national origin, gender, sexual orientation) is a clear contributing factor. A hate crime is a bias incident that has risen to the level of a crime.

Fill out an online confidential Bias Motivated Incident/Crime Form

Relationship and Sexual Violence

UW Oshkosh students, faculty and staff who have experienced sexual 
abuse, dating violence, sexual harassment and/or stalking can receive support by contacting the Campus Victim Advocate. The Campus Violence Prevention Program (CVPP) is a campus and community partnership that provides free and confidential legal, medical and personal advocacy. The Campus Victim Advocate can be reached at 
(920) 424-2061 where they assist with: 

  • reporting to authorities
  • safety planning
  • restraining orders and
  • support services


You may also report to any one of the following departments on campus.

Request a UMatter Program