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Sexual Violence

If you are a survivor of sexual violence please know that what happened to you was not your fault. There are people who will believe and support you. 

Sexual violence can impact anyone. People of all ages, sexual orientations and genders can be victims — or perpetrators — of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking. Most perpetrators of sexual assault are known to the victim prior to an assault. A perpetrator may be a friend, family member, colleague, classmate or acquaintance. 

We are committed to fostering an environment in which all members of our campus community are safe, secure, and free from sexual misconduct of any form. Our community expects that all interpersonal relationships and interactions – especially those of an intimate nature – be grounded upon mutual respect, open communication, and clear consent. For additional information, see the University Policy on Sexual Misconduct and the Sexual Misconduct Response & Prevention website. You have options regarding how to respond and embark upon the healing process.

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