Hate/bias incident

The following information is intended to connect all UC Berkeley members (faculty, students, staff, and visitors) to support and reporting options if they have experienced or witnessed a hate or bias incident.

Report a hate or bias incident

Anyone who experienced or witnessed a hate and bias incident is encouraged to make a report to the Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD) in any of the following ways:

OPHD will assess the report and reach out to anyone impacted to offer supportive resources and information about rights and options. If the conduct alleged in the report would violate UC policy, OPHD will discuss options for complaint resolution

Report a hate crime

In an emergency, please call 9-1-1 or contact UCPD if you are on campus.

To report a hate crime, please contact local law enforcement. At UC Berkeley, the local law enforcement agency is the University of California Police Department (UCPD): 

  • Address: 1 Sproul Hall

  • Non-emergency: (510) 642-6760
  • Emergency: (510) 642-3333

The California Attorney General website provides more about the definition of a hate crime, how to spot hate crimes, information for victims, and more.