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Bias or Discrimination/Harassment

Bias or Discrimination/Harassment on the basis of age, color, race, disability, marital status, national and ethnic origin, political affiliation, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, family medical or genetic information, under the University's Preventing and Addressing Discrimination and Harassment (PADH) policy.

The University defines "bias" as "a threat or act of harassment or intimidation – verbal, written or physical – which is personally directed against or targets a University of Virginia student because of that student’s age, color, disability, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status or family medical or genetic information." Discrimination and harassment are defined in the University's PADH policy.

Detailed information about the University’s Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights (EOCR) is available on the EOCR website, including how to access confidential and other relevant University resources.

Contact Information

Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights (EOCR) Main Office
Washington Hall (Hotel B), East Range
P.O. Box 400219
Charlottesville, VA 22904
Phone: (434) 924-3200
Fax: (434) 924-1313

Office of the Dean of Students
Peabody Hall, Second Floor
Phone: (434) 924-7133

To contact the Dean on Call: (434) 924-7133 (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or after hours by contacting the University Police Department at (434) 924-7166 and asking them to refer you to the Dean on Call.)

If you are not a University student or employee, you may report such conduct by or affecting (1) a University student, by contacting the Office of the Dean of Students, or (2) a University employee, by contacting the Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights.

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