Suffolk University does not tolerate any behavior which constitutes a bias incident and/or hate crime. Students found responsible for bias incidents and/or hate crimes are subject to disciplinary action. Such action may range from a warning or disciplinary probation to suspension or dismissal from the residence halls or the university.

Any retaliatory action or behavior taken toward an individual as a consequence of his or her decision to report a bias incident or hate crime, pursue action or criminal prosecution, or any retaliatory action or behavior taken toward any individual who cooperates in an investigation is prohibited. Retaliatory acts may include, but are not limited to threats, intimidation or harassment. Retaliation may result in immediate disciplinary action.