For emergency assistance call 911 or RIT Public Safety at 585-475-3333 (voice) | 585-205-8333 (text)
For all other concerns, please consider filing a report using one of the links below. If you have questions about any of the reporting processes listed below, you can ask them confidentially by contacting the RIT Ombuds Office.
Use this Tiger Concern Report to report a student’s behavior that is concerning, worrisome, or threatening from a health and wellness context. Reported concerns are reviewed during regular business hours by the Student Behavior Consultation Team (SBCT). The report can be filed anonymously, but it is helpful to include your contact information should SBCT have additional questions. If you feel that someone is in immediate danger, including yourself, please contact RIT Public Safety immediately at 585-475-3333 or call 911.
A bias incident is an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, violence, or criminal offense committed against any person, group, or property that is motivated by prejudice or bias toward another’s race, religion, age, citizenship, color, creed, culture (including Deaf culture), actual or perceived disabilities, gender, marital status, ethnic or national origin, political affiliation or preference, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic predisposition.
Sex or Gender-Based Incidents or Concerns about Employees or Students
Use this form to report incidents of alleged sex discrimination or harassment, or gender-based misconduct involving any member of the RIT community, including employees, students, or visitors, regardless where the incident occurred.
A bias-related incident is any incident directed toward an individual or group based upon actual or perceived identity characteristics or background, including, but not limited to: race, religion, age, citizenship, color, creed, culture, (including deaf culture), actual or perceived disabilities, gender, marital status, ethnic or national origin, political affiliation or preference, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic predisposition.
Bias-related incidents occur without regard to whether the act is legal, illegal, intentional, or unintentional.
Types of bias-related incidents may include (but are not limited to):
(spoken, written, signed, or posted on social media)
threat of injury
Graffiti that is hateful or derogatory about an identity characteristic
Members of the RIT community who experience, witness or who are made aware of a bias-related incident are asked to report the incident immediately by:
The RIT Ethics and Compliance Hotline is independently operated that may be used by any member of the RIT Community to report, either directly or anonymously, activities involving violations of university policies, laws or regulations. Please note that this hotline is not intended to replace existing reporting methods or protocols, and reporting anonymously may limit the university’s ability to resolve an incident.
The Red Folder is a resource available to faculty and staff that provides information on common indicators of student distress. This resource offers in-the-moment process tips on how to best help a student in distress by providing a decision tree and detailed list of campus resources.
Confidential offices are not required to report sex or gender-based incidents. These offices should be used to discuss situations and learn more about reporting processes.
The offices providing confidential support for students are: