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BISS by the Numbers 2020-21

Download the PDF of Bias Incident Support Services "by the Numbers" report for 2020 to 2021

Bias Incident Support Services has been sharing BISS by the Numbers each year since 2020 to provide the campus community with an overview of both campus trends and the unit's proactive offerings.

Resource Materials

Overall Reports

113 reports received
79 incidents logged

(Note: Incidents that were reported more than once account for the difference between these numbers)

Locations reported

Administrative Buildings: 2
Academic Buildings: 6
Residential Buildings: 2
Off Campus: 8
On Campus/Outside: 2
Online: 93

Motivations reported

Motivations reported for bias incidents during 2021-2022

Race/Color (45)
Religion (10)
Sex (9)
Sexual Orientation (9)
Gender Identity or Expression (6)
National Origin (3)
Ability (3)
Ethnicity (3)
Gender (3)
Other (2)
Citizenship (2)
Age (1)

Response and ongoing support

51 trainings
82 impacted party support meetings
153 consultations with departments & groups
7 BISS Student Advisory Group meetings
17 Hate-Bias Response Team meetings
26 open support spaces for campus

If you’ve experienced hate or bias at UMD, email or report a hate/bias incident.


Campus Unit

Report an incident

The University of Maryland values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive and respectful campus for students, faculty and staff. If you have been impacted by hate, bias, intimidation, sexual misconduct or discrimination, you can file a report with the units here.

You may also contact UMPD by calling:

Emergency: 911 or 301-405-3333 - Mobile Phone #3333

Non-Emergency: 301-405-3555