Buffalo State takes students’ concerns and incident-reporting seriously. Report concerns, suggestions, or incidents to the university using one of the forms below. If you need immediate assistance, please call University Police at (716) 878-6333.

Please read each description below carefully to make sure your concern is addressed.

Report Student of Concern

If you feel that a student poses a risk to themselves or the campus community, initiate action by the Students of Concern Care Team. The Care Team will assess the potential for risk and intervene as necessary. Overseen by the Dean of Students Office.

Student of Concern Care Team Report Incident Form


Report Student Conduct 

Submit a complaint to the Student Conduct and Community Standards Office. Investigate student violations of the Code of Conduct. Overseen by the Dean of Students Office.

Student Conduct Complaint Form


Report a General Incident

Report non-emergency incidents involving students, employees of the university, or members of the community. This does not initiate a formal complaint process, law enforcement process, or any conduct administrative actions; however, it enables the university to better understand the number of types of such incidents occurring on or near campus. Overseen by the Institutional Effectiveness Office.

Incident Reporting Form


Report Online Class/NC-SARA Complaint

Under NC-SARA (National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements) rules, students have the right to lodge a complaint or grievance if that student’s experience in an online program is not what they anticipate.

Grievance Resolution

Report Charge of Discrimination

Students, employees, and third parties: File a complaint of discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Overseen by the Equity and Campus Diversity Office.

Charge of Discrimination Report Form

Report a Sexual Assault Anonymously

Anonymously report a sexual assault with the University Police Department (UPD). Filing a report can alert the campus that an assault took place, but will not result in an investigation unless requested. Overseen by University Police. See also: Title IX Violation.

University Police Sexual Assault Anonymous Report Form


Report Title IX Violation

Title IX protects students, faculty, and staff from gender discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, bullying (based on gender), cyberbullying (based on gender), and retaliation (from participation in a Title IX investigation). Overseen by the Equity and Campus Diversity Office. See also: "Report a Sexual Assault Anonymously."

Title IX Compliance

Complaint Procedure (PDF)


Contribute Suggestions and Feedback

Voice general concerns and offer constructive feedback on anything campus-related. This does not initiate any immediate actions, nor is it intended to be used for emergencies, incidents, or for initiating actions. The information gathered enables the university to better understand the kinds of concerns students feel strongly about.

Suggestions and Feedback Form