Reporting Discrimination and Harassment

UB’s Discrimination and Harassment Policy prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides for a prompt investigation of reports of prohibited behavior.

  • The reporting procedure is available for all members of the University community, including students, faculty and staff.
  • You will be protected against retaliation for filing a complaint and/or participating in an investigation.  You cannot be punished, harassed or treated adversely for having come forward.
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) will inform you of each step in the investigation.  No action will be taken on your report without advising you of what is happening.
  • UB will take prompt and effective remedial action in response to any harassing or discriminatory behavior.
  • You may call EDI anonymously if you wish to discuss a situation and learn about your options.

Forms of Discrimination and Harassment

UB policy prohibits discrimination and harassment on the following bases:

UB Policy also requires that accommodations be provided when reasonable and necessary due to disability, religion, pregnancy, maternity or breastfeeding status.