The system is broken every step of the way, and a complete rethinking of the Title IX process and how the school supports survivors—even beyond reporting—is needed.
Every spring since 2014, freshmen have attended a performance about bystander intervention called “#RewindBlurredLines,” put on by Washington University’s Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center.
The University is as determined as ever to build on the progress we have made since 2010 and to continue to intensify our focus and strengthen our Title IX processes and programs.
To combat the issue of sexual assault on campus, Washington University offers numerous sexual assault prevention and education programs and services for students—especially those who have experienced an incident—which include the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center, Leaders in Interpersonal Violence Education and Sexual Assault and Rape Anonymous Helpline.
The Washington University Rape and Sexual Violence Prevention Center has pledged to train all sophomores living in Residential Life housing in relationship violence prevention through a new online program entitled Stand By Me.