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The Ford School is dedicated to providing an inclusive and welcoming learning environment for faculty, staff and students. The following Ford School faculty and staff are available to talk with you at any time on any concern that might arise.

U-M Resources & Organizations

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. The U-M office responsible for promoting and maintaining diversity, equity, and inclusion. 
  • Division of Public Safety & Security (DPSS) DPSS offers a variety of services, including those of a fully accredited police force. From responding to calls and providing event security, to fingerprinting and ride-alongs, our comprehensive services help you study, work and live in a safer and more secure campus environment.
  • U-M Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Counseling and Psychological Services offers free counseling services to enrolled U-M. Visit their site to learn more about their offerings.
  • The Office of Student Conflict Resolution assists students in resolving conflict peacefully, including articles with tips and tools to manage and resolve conflict between roommates, in residence halls, within student organizations, and even conflict with the university.
  • The Expect Respect Campaign encourages and supports a respectful, inclusive and safer campus community. Their site includes multiple choices for ways to report hate crimes, bias incidents, and other campus safety concerns. If you witness or experience conduct that discriminates, stereotypes, excludes, harasses, or harms anyone in the U-M community, please report it. There are online, phone, and in-person reporting options at Expect Respect: Report an Incident.

Report Incidents

  • Campus Climate Support. The Division of Student Life has a group of professional staff, called the Bias Response Team, who focus on response to and management of bias incidents involving U-M students.
  • Harassment and Discrimination Reporting Form. U-M Human Resources form for reporting harassment and discrimination. Can be used by faculty, staff, students, and others.
  • IT User Advocate. Works with the University of Michigan community to ensure that U-M information technology policies and guidelines are followed and responds to reports of abuse and misuse of U-M IT resources.
  • Ombuds Office. A place where student questions, complaints, and concerns about the functioning of the university can be discussed confidentially in a safe environment.