Report an incident

How to report incidents at UW-Madison including hate, bias, sexual assault, hazing, students you are concerned about and other types of incidents.

Types of misconduct

Whether its a feeling that cheating might have taken place, or something more serious, misconduct is typically handled in two ways: Academic or Non-Academic. The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards are the people who help guide faculty, staff and students through these situations.

Report academic misconduct Report nonacademic misconduct

Other types of reporting

Student of concern

Any student displaying behaviors that may interfere with their ability to be successful or disrupts the learning of others.

Report student concern

Sexual Assault

Get support and resources for healing and recovery regardless of sex, gender, or sexual orientation. Confidential support is also available.

Report a sexual assault

Dating/Domestic Violence

A type of sexual misconduct. A single act or ongoing pattern of abusive behaviors that exert control and power over a significant other.

Report dating/domestic violence

Missing student

A student who suddenly stops attending classes, activities, misses an exam, or stops responding to communications.

Report a missing student

Bias concern

Including slurs, degrading language, epithets, graffiti, symbols, assault, microagressions, and harassment.

Report bias concern


Any activity that a person is expected to join or participate in that humiliates, degrades, abuses, or endangers regardless of willingness to participate.

Report hazing


A type of sexual misconduct. Behavior patterns directed at a specific person that causes serious emotional distress or fear for physical safety.

Report Stalking

Accessibility barriers

Including physical or digital barriers that prevent access for
individuals with disabilities.

Report an accessibility barrier

Academic complaints

How to handle complaints dealing with curriculum, grades, dropping classes, withdrawals, classroom concerns and changing majors.

Report an academic complaint

Faculty and Staff

Guides, resources and information for UW-Madison faculty and staff to help support students experiencing personal issues including how to talk to students you are concerned about, addressing disruptive behavior and verbal de-escalation.

Faculty talking to a student


Student Conduct and Community Standards Contacts

How can we help?

Email us at:



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Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
724 W. Johnson Street
Madison, WI 53715

Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm

After Hours Contacts

Crisis response:
Call Mental Health Services
608-265-5600 (option 9)
Dial 911 for immediate help from the
UW Police Department
UWPD Non-emergency line: 608-264-2677