Report a Hate or Bias Related Incident

Community Rights and Responsibilities defines a hate crime as:

Intentionally selecting a person against whom a criminal offense is committed or intended to be committed because of a belief or perception regarding the race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, religion, religious practice, age, disability, or sexual orientation, regardless of whether the belief or perception is correct.

All hate or bias related crimes should be reported to the University Police at (518) 442-3131. If you are the victim of or have witnessed a hate or bias related incident and you do not know if a crime has been committed, please use this form to report that incident to Assistant Vice President Clarence McNeill. You may remain anonymous or you may choose to provide contact information.

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Any student who is a victim of a hate or bias-related crime may seek support through the Victim Assistance Liaison at (518) 442-3130. The University Counseling Center can also offer assistance at (518) 442-5480 or at consultation@albany.edu. For peer assistance when classes are in session or after normal business hours, call the Middle Earth Hotline at (518) 442-5777. Faculty and staff should contact the Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action at (518) 956-8110.