DU Report It
If this is an emergency or someone is in danger, call 911.
Report an incident on campus or call 303-871-3000.
DU Report It is DU’s source for online reporting. University students, employees, and community members may make a report through DU Report It concerning:
Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment & Violence
The Office of Equal Opportunity & Title IX is responsible for reviewing and investigating reports of sex- and gender-based discrimination, harassment, and violence. This includes discrimination and harassment based on sex, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation, as well as reports of sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, stalking, and domestic and dating violence. More information about the Office of Equal Opportunity & Title IX and the relevant University policies and procedures is available here.
If you would like to find out more about the reporting process or resolution options prior to making a report or initiating a formal complaint, you can meet with the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinator without disclosing specific details of the situation.
Feeling overwhelmed? You don't have to do this alone.
The Center for Advocacy, Prevention & Empowerment (CAPE) supports survivor healing by providing advocacy and support for survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and sexual harassment. All services are confidential and free of charge.
- Daytime advocacy: 303-871-3853 24/7
- Counselor on Call: 303-871-2205
Bias, Discrimination & Harassment
The University defines bias incidents as any behaviors that target individuals or groups based on their actual or perceived group identities. Examples may include but are not limited to: graffiti, harassment, jokes, direct insults, etc. The specific forms, content, motivation/intention and impact of bias incidents vary, but all detract from the inclusive community to which DU is committed.
The Office of Equal Opportunity & Title IX is responsible for reviewing and investigating reports of discrimination and harassment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and over in the employment context), religion, creed, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military enlistment, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, and pregnancy. More information about the Office of Equal Opportunity & Title IX and the relevant University policies and procedures is available here.
The Office of Equal Opportunity & Title IX also coordinates with the University's Bias Incident Response Team (or "BIRT"), which is an internal working group tasked to coordinate campus response to bias incidents. BIRT does NOT investigate, adjudicate or otherwise participate in judicial/legal processes, but provides support to individuals and populations affected by such incidents. is an internal working group tasked to coordinate campus response to bias incidents. BIRT does NOT investigate, adjudicate or otherwise participate in judicial/legal processes, but provides support to individuals and populations affected by such incidents.
Threats or Acts of Violence
DU offers a safe space to anonymously report threats, crimes and acts of violence on or nearby campus. In life-threatening emergencies or when you need immediate police, fire or medical assistance, make the following two calls:
Campus Safety: 303-871-3000
To assure that DU is effective in its mission to create and maintain a safe space, the Department of Campus Safety asks for your support. If you see a crime or disruptive behavior occurring on campus, please report it. With your in-person assistance and firsthand experience, the Department of Campus Safety will respond with the proper procedures to assure your report is worked on.
To assure that The University of Denver meets its goal to comply with state and federal laws, the University makes it easy and accessible to report suspicions of a potential compliance problem. Using Lighthouse Services, employees and community members can report concerns or issues, anonymously if they prefer, about questionable practices 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Questionable practicesmay include but are not limited to fraud, unlawful, unethical behavior, or other types of behaviors. The University of Denver takes reports seriously; reports are logged, reviewed, and resolved appropriately, working with the University's Office of General Counsel, Enterprise Risk Management, and the Audit Committee of the Trustees.
Lighthouse Services is the University of Denver's contracted confidential third-party provider used to intake hotline reports. To report a potential problem or raise questions, please use contact methods. The option to remain anonymous is available through each of these methods.
- You can call the hotline provided by Lighthouse Services at the following numbers:
- English speaking USA and Canada 866-780-0002
- Spanish speaking USA and Canada: 800-216-1288
- You can fax a report through Lighthouse Services at 215-689-388 (please identify the University of Denver in your report).
- You can email a report to Lighthouse Services at firstname.lastname@example.org (please identify the University of Denver in your report)
Student Rights & Responsibilities
All members of the University of Denver community are expected to engage both individually and as community members with Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility. These values embody the standards of conduct for students, faculty, staff, and administrators as members of the University Community.
The Honor Code is the student code of conduct that outlines the expectations, rights, and responsibilities of every student at the University. This document provides information to support our students in developing and demonstrating integrity, respect, and individual and community responsibility. See the full-text Honor Code as it relates to students. Student Rights & Responsibilities addresses potential violations of the Honor Code and/or University policies by all University of Denver students, including undergraduate and graduate students. You can also report a potential violation of University COVID-19 protocols or a violation of the Academic Integrity Policy.
You may also report an honor code violation by calling Student Rights & Responsibilities at 303-871-5724.
Student Outreach & Support
Student Outreach & Support (SOS) helps students succeed by connecting them to resources, developing a plan of action to meet their goals, and navigating challenging situations. The SOS staff creates an inclusive and welcoming environment for students to develop skills in self-awareness, self-advocacy, resilience, and navigation to maximize their educational experience. Student Outreach & Support provides non-clinical case management to connect students who need help with appropriate resources. SOS can assist with:
Whether you are in need of support yourself or know someone who needs our services, please get in contact with SOS as soon as possible
Youth Protection and Public Health Concerns
The University’s Department of Campus Safety is staffed 24 hours a day year-round by trained professionals employed to serve the University community. In life-threatening emergencies, or when there is a need for immediate police, fire, or medical assistance, make the following two calls:
Any University-Related Individual who knows, suspects, or receives information that a minor on campus has been Abused or Neglected, or who has other concerns about the safety of a minor on campus (including a missing minor), must inform one or more of the following, available 24 hours a day year-round:
- Department of Campus Safety at 303-871-3000
- DU Anonymous Hotline at 303-871-7439
- Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline: 844-CO-4-Kids (844-264-5437)
This reporting requirement applies regardless of whether an affected minor is participating in a University Program. Questions about reporting obligations or handling a situation involving a minor on campus can be directed to the Department of Campus Safety or Enterprise Risk Management.