Please note: Making a report to BIRT is separate, and in addition, to the duty to report applicable to employees under CSU Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 (Revised March 29, 2019). If you are an Employee with a mandatory duty to report, or would like to file a complaint with the Office of Equal Opportunity, please do so at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bias Incident Response Team (BIRT) works to support and provide resources to those who report and/or witness acts of bias in our campus community. In accordance with California State University Executive Orders 1096 and 1097, the team will refer alleged incidents to the appropriate campus administrators for review and follow-up, in addition to offering available resource services and support.
Cal Poly is committed to maintaining a broad and inclusive community that values diversity and fosters tolerance and mutual respect, in which all members embrace core values of academic excellence, open inquiry, free expression and diversity. Membership in the Cal Poly community is consistent with the highest principles of shared governance, social and environmental responsibility, engagement and integrity.
We embrace and encourage our community differences in age, disability, race or ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran or military status, and other characteristics that make our community unique. All community members have the right to participate fully in Cal Poly’s programs and activities free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation (bias).