Personal or Sexual Violence Awareness Program
The University of Dallas Personal or Sexual Violence Awareness Program is coordinated
through the Office of Student Life in conjunction with the Office of Campus Safety.
The goal of the program is to:
- Promote an awareness of personal or sexual violence and its impact on the UD community
- Provide personal or sexual violence prevention education and strategies to students
- Empower survivors with access to on- and off- campus resources
Programs at a Glance
- All incoming freshman receive training on preventing personal or sexual violence during
orientation. All students living in the residence halls receive follow-up information
and bystander training during the first hall meeting.
- General information about personal or sexual violence will be available various places
on the UD website. The available information will include tips on prevention and bystander
intervention, as well as on- and off-campus support resources.
- Limited information is listed in the red emergency bulletins which are located in
every dorm room.
- Student Activities and Rec Sports offer a variety of courses throughout the year designed
to teach participants basic self-defense techniques.
- Power of the Bystander is available HERE.
- On-going programming takes place around campus and within the residence halls. Here
are examples of the initiatives that take place throughout the year:
- ° Sexual Assault Awareness Month - University of Dallas recognizes Sexual Assault
Awareness Month each April with displays, educational campaigns and events.
- ° Sexual Assault Awareness Club