» CERT Definitions

To support its work and help create a common language for the Chapman community in regards to issues of social justice and incidents potentially related to bias, the Cross-Cultural Education & Resource Team has developed a list of related terms that may help best facilitate dialogue around campus and clarify the team's role. Please note that these definitions are ever-changing, and this list is not in any way meant to be exhaustive.

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Bias is an inclination or strong opinion against or in favor of a particular group of people or side of an issue that often does not have its foundation in fair judgment. Having a bias can interfere with one’s ability to think or act impartially.

Learn more about Cross-Cultural programs

Find out more about the Cross-Cultural Center and other programming through the Student Affairs Division other than CERT, Please feel free to check out the following pages:

Cross-Cultural Center
Community and Civic Engagement

Report an Incident

Fill out the form linked below to report an incident of possible bias, hate, or discrimination that affects the Chapman community.

CERT Incident Notification Form »