Report an Incident

Harassing or Abusive Communications

If you receive harassing, abusive or offensive communications from a member of the University community, you should report the matter to the most appropriate of the following contacts:

If you receive harassing, abusive or offensive communications, "spam" or "chain letters" from outside of the University community, you usually can report the incidents to the appropriate authorities, as most schools, corporations, and Internet service providers do not intend their electronic resources to be used for such purposes.

If you are not sure of the appropriate division to handle the matter on your behalf, the OIT Support and Operations Center Help Desk staff (8-HELP or helpdesk@princeton.edu) can help you make the appropriate referral.

Phishing

Visit The Phish Bowl to learn about phishing, view the latest phishing alerts, and to report phishing attempts.

Compromised Data or Devices

If you suspect that University information has been exposed to unauthorized individuals either through a lost or stolen computer/storage media or through a computer compromise, immediately report the incident to the OIT Support and Operations Center Help Desk at 8-HELP or helpdesk@princeton.edu.

To ensure that the University data breach response plan is executed in a timely manner, your prompt reporting of the incident is critical, so that we can assign the appropriate individuals to investigate the incident and address any confidentiality issues that may arise. Click here for additional information regarding your responsibilities in cases where you suspect that sensitive information may be compromised.