Meet the Green Dot Trainers
The Green Dot training team is comprised of faculty and staff members who completed a four-day, 28-hour training in the program.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Many survivors experience trauma-related problems and feelings for a significant amount of time after a sexual assault.
Rape Myths and Facts
Rape myths are damaging and false beliefs about rape and sexual assault.
Rape Trauma Syndrome
Rape trauma syndrome (or RTS) is related to post-traumatic stress disorder but is more specific to sexual assault.
Relationship and Sexual Violence Reporting Options
We encourage you to report incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.
Resources for International Students
The Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center is dedicated to serving all students including international students, DACA students, and undocumented students. We recognize that there are particular challenges that […]
RSVP Center Virtual Walk-through
To help you know what to expect when you visit, the RSVP Center offers this virtual tour.
Sexual Assault and Rape Anonymous Helpline (SARAH) for Peer Counseling
SARAH is a 24/7 helpline to support students who have been victimized, are supporting others or who have questions about relationship or sexual violence.
The Date is a sexual violence prevention program run every year for incoming students.
To Help Someone Who Has Experienced Relationship or Sexual Violence
Sexual assault and harassment, stalking and relationship violence can all traumatize not only the survivor, but also his, her or their family and friends.
University Policies on Relationship and Sexual Violence
WashU has policies and procedures in place to protect our community from sexual violence, harassment and misconduct.
University Sexual Harassment Investigation Board (USHIB)
The USHIB is comprised of faculty, staff and students appointed by the chancellor and trained to investigate complaints involving allegations of sexual assault.
Washington University Association of American Universities Sexual Assault Report (PDF)
Read the report on the AAU campus climate survey on sexual assault and sexual misconduct.
What is Relationship and Dating Violence?
Dating and relationship violence is a pattern of coercive and abusive tactics employed by one person in a relationship to gain power and control over another person.
What is Sexual Harassment?
Sexual harassment is defined as any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favor, or other unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, including sexual violence.
What is Sexual Violence?
It's important to understand the meaning of sexual violence: sexual acts perpetrated against someone's will.