Chronicling the University of Maryland’s work to build a culture of respect, create a welcoming and safe campus, and celebrate our diverse community.
UMD’s hate-bias incident response protocol ensures a coordinated response, provides support to impacted community members and ensures transparency with the campus community. Read more here.
To report an incident of hate-bias you may contact UMPD (including emergencies), by calling 301.405.3333 (mobile phone: #3333) or report online to the Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct at go.umd.edu/reporthatebias.
Ensures the safety and security of the campus community. Receives and assesses all hate-bias incident reports. Investigates reports of hate-bias incidents by gathering details, collecting evidence, sharing information with law enforcement partners, and consulting with legal experts.
7569 Baltimore Ave
Emergency: 911 or 301.405.3333 (mobile phone: #3333)
Receives and assesses all hate-bias incident reports. Responds to all complaints of discrimination based on a legally protected class.
4113 Susquehanna Hall
Encourages and supports the efforts of units throughout the University to achieve their diversity and inclusion goals. Provides campus programming in collaboration with other campus units to foster prevention efforts and facilitate responses to hate-bias incidents. The ODI Hate-Bias Coordinator receives all hate-bias incident reports, and coordinates provision of campus support services to individuals affected by hate-bias incidents.
2411 Marie Mount Hall
Provides free and confidential therapy, as well as comprehensive support services, to help students manage personal, social, and academic challenges.
1101 Shoemaker Building
4281 Chapel Lane
The University of Maryland is the flagship campus of the state’s higher educational system and a top-ranked public research institution. We are a diverse community of 38,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 352,000 alumni, all dedicated to the pursuit of Fearless Ideas. Located just outside Washington, D.C., we discover and share new knowledge every day through our renowned research enterprise and programs in academics, the arts and athletics. And we are committed to social entrepreneurship as the nation’s first “Do Good” campus.
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Spanning 12 schools and colleges, Maryland offers more than 200 degree-granting programs, many of them ranked among the best in the country. Our faculty includes three Nobel laureates, two Pulitzer Prize winners, 60 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. And our students, who include the highest achievers in the state and nation, enjoy experiences unique to our location just outside the nation’s capital, including internships, research, and leadership and service opportunities.
The University of Maryland is one of the world’s premier research institutions. With our strategic location and scores of partnerships with government and businesses, UMD conducts groundbreaking research on some of the biggest challenges facing our global community, including cybersecurity and terrorism, bioengineering, public health equity, food safety and climate change. We strive to discover new knowledge and put it to work through innovation and entrepreneurship, advancing economic development and transforming lives.
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