A bias incident is an incident of verbal or nonverbal conduct or behavior that is threatening, harassing, intimidating, discriminating, or hostile and is based on a category that is protected under the Institutional Nondiscriminatory Policy.

To learn about bias incidents and reporting bias incidents, call 605-677-3925 or email diversity@usd.edu to report a concern or seek guidance about whether or not something should be reported.

If you have issues related to Equal Opportunity and Employment, Title IX, or sexual violence, you can contact the Title IX Office. Call 605-677-5671 or email hr@usd.edu to report a concern or seek guidance about whether or not something should be reported.

Resources for Emotional Crisis & Support

During business hours, go to the USD Student Counseling Center. The Counseling Center is Monday – Friday from 8am-5pm. Call 605-677-5777 for more information.

You may also call the Psychological Services Center at (605) 677-5354. The Psychological Services Center provides individual, couple, and group therapy services to students, faculty, staff, and community members.

You can also dial 211 in Clay County to access information about a wide variety of issues, including government services, health and mental health resources, suicide prevention resources, employment support, and more.