Report an Incident

Anyone can report a known or suspected violation of health information privacy, security or University policy.

Known or suspected violations can be reported by contacting the Health Information Privacy & Compliance Office by phone at (612) 624-7447, or by using any one of the following online options:

U Report: A third party retained by the University of Minnesota will collect the information you provide about the incident and submit it to the appropriate people for further investigation and follow-up. This reporting method gives you the option of anonymous reporting. 

Health Information Privacy & Compliance: Use this option to submit an incident to the Health Information Privacy & Compliance Office. This reporting method gives you the option of anonymous reporting. If you choose to include your contact information, we will contact you directly to follow up on your report within 24 hours.

abuse@umn.edu is monitored by staff at OIT University Information Security.  Your report will be reviewed by OIT University Information Security and forwarded to the Health Information Privacy & Compliance Office for follow up.

If you suspect you are the victim of a phishing attack, report the attack to phishing@umn.edu.  Additional information about phishing attacks can be found at phishing.it.umn.edu