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Reporting to OPHD

Filing a report helps the university maintain a safe environment that supports the educational mission of the institution. 


Ways to submit a Report/Complaint

Report incidents of discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, and sexual violence (including dating/domestic violence and stalking) to the OPHD office in the following ways:

  • Online: OPHD Web Form (Available at any time). Note: The online report form will link to an external site hosted by the University of California & iSight.
  • Email: Send a report/complaint to ophd@ucmerced.edu (Available at any time)
  • By Phone & Voicemail — (209) 355-0352

If you have any questions or concerns regarding discrimination, harassment, or sexual harassment please contact OPHD at ophd@ucmerced.edu or 209-355-0352.

If you have an emergency, please contact the UC Merced Police Department at (209) 228-2677 (24 Hour-Line).


What to Expect Once You Have Filed a Report/Complaint

If you provide contact information, an OPHD staff member will contact you to determine an appropriate response. If you choose to remain anonymous, the university will follow up on the incident as reasonably feasible, based on the information provided.