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To report potential or known discrimination or harassment toward an individual or group based on age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Discrimination and harassment also include sexual violence, interpersonal violence, stalking, and related misconduct, such as retaliation.

The University provides a number of reporting options related to discrimination and harassment, including formal reports to the Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office, reports to Responsible Employees, and reports to confidential resources.

Responsible Employees are employees on campus who are required to report information related to discrimination and harassment, including sexual misconduct, to the EOC. Many offices on campus that provide support and resources are Responsible Employees. You may make a report to or seek support from any of the Responsible Employees below, and they will share your report with the EOC. You will receive an outreach from the EOC with options for resources, support, and resolution processes.

Carolina Ethics Line

Carolina Ethics Line is a secure method through which to submit an anonymous report either online or by telephone. All reports submitted through Carolina Ethics Line will be given careful attention by appropriate UNC-Chapel Hill offices and officials. Anyone filing a report via Carolina Ethics Line should retain the report key and password and return to the website within 10 working days to check for comments or follow-up questions.

Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office

Students, employees, applicants and visitors may access the reporting form on the EOC website, which contains specific instructions and information about reporting in addition to contact information for the Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office.

137 E. Franklin St., Suite 404
Campus Box #9160
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: 919-966-3576

Office of the Dean of Students

The Dean of Students is a Student Affairs unit whose mission is to provide support and assistance to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community focused on empowering students, to succeed in navigating the University environment. ODOS often serves as a beginning point of contact for students, faculty, staff, families, and community constituencies regarding various student concerns and can connect community members to the appropriate on campus resource.

Student and Academic Services Building (SASB) North, Suite 1106
Campus Box #5100
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: 919-966-4042

LGBTQ Center

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Center works to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for UNC-Chapel Hill community members of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions.

Student and Academic Services Building (SASB) South, Suite 3308
Campus Box #5100
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: 919-843-5376

Office of Student Conduct

Any person may report suspected misconduct by a UNC-Chapel Hill student to the Honor System using this online reporting system. A report can be made about an academic or conduct violation. The Instrument of Student Judicial Governance, which contains the Honor Code, governs student conduct and adjudication of potential Honor Code violations.

Reports involving discrimination or harassment, as well as potential student conduct violations, will be shared with the EOC.

Student and Academic Services Building (SASB) North, Suite 1125
Campus Box #5100
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: 919-962-0805

UNC Police Silent Witness

UNC Police can receive reports of and investigate crimes, including hate crimes, sexual violence, interpersonal violence, and stalking.

Public Safety Building
285 Manning Drive
Campus Box #1600
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 919-962-8100 (for emergency, dial 911)

Office of Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) is the University central office responsible for delivering a wide range of human resources programs and services to SHRA staff and EHRA Non-Faculty employees. In particular, OHR’s Employee and Management Relations unit provides guidance and resources associated with facilitated conversations for addressing workplace issues; SHRA and EHRA Non-Faculty disciplinary processes and grievance policies; and the University’s Violence in the Workplace policy.

104 Airport Drive
Campus Box #1045
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: 919-843-2300

Workplace Violence Reporting

  • Workplace violence should be reported to either UNC Police or Employee and Management Relations (E&MR) in the Office of Human Resources, depending on the circumstances. Access the Workplace Violence Reporting Form and additional information.
  • Violence currently in progress or immediate threats of violence should be reported to UNC Police (dial 911) for emergency response coordination. The reporting party should then report the threat to Employee and Management Relations.
  • Potential threats of violence should be immediately reported to Employee and Management Relations at 919-843-3444.

An Employee and Management Relations Consultant is assigned to work with each campus department. To find your E&MR Consultant, go to HR Connect.

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

A Formal Grievance Process is available to Postdocs for the fair, orderly and prompt resolution of work-related disputes alleging that actions taken by management have violated University policies.

Bynum Hall, Suite 308
Campus Box #4100
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: 919-962-9982

Gender Violence Services Coordinators

The Gender Violence Services Coordinators are a confidential advocate to all students, faculty, and staff who have experienced or are experiencing, interpersonal violence and gender-based violence either before or during their time at UNC-Chapel Hill. This service offers emotional support; answers questions about reporting options with the University or police; provides assistance in navigating through the reporting process; and links to other support options at UNC-Chapel Hill and in the community.

Gender Violence Services Coordinators
Phone: 919-962-1343