Last updated: August 10, 2020
How Can I Help Stop Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence at WCSU?
Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence are complex and very real issue on college campuses today. In order to address this reality, all members of the Western Connecticut State University (“WCSU” or “University”) community and relevant outside agencies must work together. Public safety is everyone’s responsibility. By increasing your own knowledge and acknowledging your ability to make a difference at WCSU, you can begin to reduce the risk.
Consider the following ways you can work to stop sexual violence and interpersonal violence at WCSU:
- Speak up. Take a stand in situations that could escalate to sexual abuse/interpersonal violence on and off campus.
- Talk openly with your close friends and family about these issues.
- Encourage student leaders, coaches, professors, and others to provide information about sexual assault and misconduct to all WCSU students.
- Use the linked WCSU resources to inform yourself and any one you know in helping to plan activities and programs for WCSU
campus clubs and organizations.
- Don’t be afraid to get involved.
- Take care of yourself and your close friends and friends.
- Participate in the WCSU online training session called Not Anymore as well as other on-campus events and activities.
- Participate in the WCSU Operation Jungle Red events, Take Back the Night events and other represented events on campus.
- Click and download the WCSU Live Safe app for mobile users to access directed services with the WCSU Police Department and other campus offices.