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Exterior of the George S. Eccles Student Life Center on the University of Utah campus

monitoring

Sep 17, 2022

Video recording and social media harassment of Native student 
A video surfaced on social media that disparages and mocks a University of Utah student who is affiliated with the Ute Indian/Navajo tribe.
exterior of the Health Sciences Education Building on the University of Utah campus

monitoring

Sep 9, 2022

Antisemitic, White Nationalist Conspiracy Theory Propaganda Mailer
One of the offices of the university’s Center for Child Care and Family Resources received a hard-copy letter through the U.S. Mail system with hateful, false, and antisemitic language.
exterior of the Peterson Heritage Center building on the University of Utah campus

monitoring

Sep 9, 2022

Antisemitic Hate Symbol in Residence Hall
A Resident Advisor (RA) in a University Housing residence hall observed a swastika drawn on a whiteboard on a residence door.
the interior of the Kalhert Village laundry room

monitoring

Aug 28, 2022

Residence Hall Laundry Facility Racist Slur
A resident reported that they heard another resident in the laundry room making racist and sexual comments.
a sidewalk on the University of Utah campus, lined by trees with fall foligage

resolved

Aug 23, 2022

Homophobic Slur at Recognized Student Organization Meeting
During an introductory meeting for the local chapter of a Recognized Student Organization, two attendees at the meeting used a homophobic slur.
exterior of the Kahlert Village housing building on the University of Utah campus

monitoring

Aug 21, 2022

Kahlert Village Whiteboard Incident
A welcome message with the writer's pronouns was altered. Even if intended as a joke, actions like this work against the culture of belonging and inclusion we are striving toward as a community.
an image of a Trax rail train at a University of Utah station

monitoring

Aug 17, 2022

South Campus Trax Station Racist Intimidation
A faculty member received threats of violence and intimidation coupled with racial slurs while waiting at a Trax station.
An image of the exterior of the University of Utah Health University Hospital exterior and entrance signage

monitoring

Aug 4, 2022

Act of Hate at University of Utah Health
University of Utah Health staff member was responding to a medical crisis and was assaulted by a patient while providing assistance.
exterior of the Nielsen Rehabilitation Hospital

in-review

Jun 14, 2022

Hate Symbol Graffiti
A spray-painted swastika was discovered on a construction sign just south of the Rehabilitation Hospital.
aerial photo of the university of utah campus and eccles stadium

in-review

Apr 30, 2022

Monster Jam Event Vehicle Vandalism – LGBTQIA+ Slur
University of Utah Police took a report from a person whose vehicle had been keyed and the word “Gay” was carved into the paint on the passenger side door.
exterior east entrance to the Spencer Fox Eccles Business building

in-review

Apr 26, 2022

School of Business Restroom Anti-Trans Vandalism
An individual discovered some anti-trans/transphobic vandalism in one of the stalls of a men’s restroom in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building.
image of intramural soccer game

resolved

Apr 18, 2022

Homophobic Chant at Intramural Soccer Match
During an intramural soccer match, several spectators began to yell/chant a Spanish word that is colloquially known as a homophobic slur.
the Progress Flag wrapped Block U on the University of Utah campus

in-review

Mar 31, 2022

Pride Week Block U Vandalism
Campus Security officers discovered that the wrapped block U had been vandalized by an unknown individual(s) with messages on two strips of duct tape.
exterior of the J. Willard Marriott Library on the University of Utah campus

in-review

Mar 24, 2022

Pride Week Event Poster Removal
Posters promoting an event at the Marriott Library were repeatedly removed, crumpled up, and placed in a nearby garbage can in the lobby.
Exterior of the Gateway Heights building on the University of Utah campus

resolved

Feb 9, 2022

Racial Slur on Gateway Heights Whiteboard
A Resident Assistant (RA) reported that a resident found a racial slur referring to individuals of Hispanic or Latina/o/e/x background written on the whiteboard on the door to her residence.
laptop with multicolor screen glowing

in-review

Feb 8, 2022

School of Medicine Seminar Zoom Bombing
An unknown individual (or group of individuals) disrupted an online seminar and took control of the sound and share screen function, disabled host controls, and drew a swastika on the screen.
exterior of the J. Willard Marriott library

resolved

Jan 19, 2022

Marriott Library Book Defacement
A library staff member found biased comments written in a returned book.
image of the Black Cultural Center exterior

in-review

Jan 11, 2022

Black Cultural Center Bomb Threat
A crisis center call line in Hollywood, California, received a call alleging a bomb was placed in the Black Cultural Center in the Fort Douglas area of the University of Utah campus.
cellphone with blank white screen on a light wood tabletop

in-review

Dec 19, 2021

Instagram-Reported Racial Incidents
The University of Utah Racist and Bias Incident Response Team became aware, through an Instagram post, of a potential racist incident in an on-campus residence hall.

in-review

Dec 10, 2021

Chapel Glen Parking Lot Defacement
A car parked in the Chapel Glen parking lot was found with a racial slur and bullying language written in the dust on the windows of the car.
Bonneville Shoreline trail overlooking the University of Utah campus

resolved

Nov 23, 2021

Hate Crime at Residence Hall
A university contractor was making a delivery when two students shouted the N-word and threw sunflower seeds and coffee pods at the individual.
laptop with multicolor screen glowing

resolved

Sep 7, 2021

Discord Server Harassment
Three unknown individuals joined the Muslim Student Association Discord channel and began using racist language and sharing racist memes and images in an attempt to “troll” the channel and its members.
cellphone with blank white screen on a light wood tabletop

resolved

Sep 7, 2021

Antisemitic Text Message
A member of the campus community reported that they received a text message from an unknown phone number, which contained hate speech against the Jewish community.
exterior of the Rice-Eccles Stadium and parking lot

resolved

Sep 2, 2021

Stadium Tunnel Poster Vandalism
An individual reported that one of the posters related to the Ute Proud campaign had been vandalized.
exterior of the University of Utah Hospital at dusk

resolved

Apr 1, 2021

U of U Health Medical Facility Assault
A patient at a University of Utah Health medical facility verbally and physically assaulted staff members.
aerial view of presidents circle in the spring

resolved

Mar 15, 2021

Anti-Police Posting
A poster with offensive words in Spanish and a negative portrayal of a police officer was posted in a public-facing office window of a building on Presidents Circle.
Dream Center exterior

resolved

Feb 19, 2021

Dream Center Zoom Bombing
During a webinar, Zoom bombers used racist language in their audio feeds, targeting the Black community, as well as offensive speech and imagery targeting members of the Muslim community.
vibrant green landscape and red, Block U installation on the University of Utah campus

resolved

Jan 29, 2021

Extremist Militia Group Decal at Construction Site
A contractor working on a University of Utah construction site, noticed a decal for the “Three Percenters” on the company vehicle of a subcontractor.
Marriot Library West Enterance at dusk

resolved

Jan 28, 2021

Harassing Library Phone Calls
An unknown individual attempted to have a library employees repeat the title of a book which included the N-word.
aerial view of Lassonde building and parking lot on the University of Utah campus

resolved

Jan 18, 2021

Lassonde Parking Lot Defacement
A parked car in the Lassonde Studios' parking lot was found defaced with racial and anti-LGBTQ+ slurs.
the Block U installation on the University of Utah campus

resolved

Dec 9, 2020

Kahlert Village Vandalism
Reported vandalism of Kahlert Village's common area included a public display of a slur directed at the LGBTQ+ community.
exterior of Gardner Commons Building with setting sun reflected in glass windows

resolved

Dec 2, 2020

Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence Zoom Bombing
An unknown group of individuals “zoom bombed” a meeting using racist and offensive language and imagery targeting the LGBTQ+ community and members of the LDS Church.
aerial shot of the University of Utah's presidents circle

resolved

Nov 25, 2020

Divestment Committee Zoom Bombing
An unknown group of individuals “zoom bombed” a meeting using offensive sexual and racist videos, statements, images and hate speech in the text chat and annotations.
exterior of Gardner Hall, which houses the School of Music

resolved

Nov 7, 2020

School of Music Zoom Bombing
During a masterclass on African American art song, an unknown group of individuals used offensive language and racist hate speech in their audio feeds and text chat directed at the Black community.
the Block U installation on the University of Utah campus

resolved

Sep 17, 2020

BLM Sign Defacement/Vandalism
A Black Lives Matter sign inside the School of Medicine was repeatedly defaced beginning in August.
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