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.
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.
Get support and resources for healing and recovery regardless of sex, gender, or sexual orientation. Confidential support is also available.
A type of sexual misconduct. A single act or ongoing pattern of abusive behaviors that exert control and power over a significant other.
A student who suddenly stops attending classes, activities, misses an exam, or stops responding to communications.
Bias or hate incident
Including slurs, degrading language, epithets, graffiti, symbols, assault, microagressions, and harassment.
Any activity that a person is expected to join or participate in that humiliates, degrades, abuses, or endangers regardless of willingness to participate.
A type of sexual misconduct. Behavior patterns directed at a specific person that causes serious emotional distress or fear for physical safety.
Including physical or digital barriers that prevent access for
individuals with disabilities.
How to handle complaints dealing with curriculum, grades, dropping classes, withdrawals, classroom concerns and changing majors.
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.
Student Conduct and Community Standards Contacts
How can we help?
Email us at:
Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
724 W. Johnson Street
Madison, WI 53715
Monday-Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
After Hours Contacts
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