Violence Prevention

Semester Schedule

Join us at one of our events this semester and learn how you can help make USF a safer place! All USF students are welcome. Follow @WellnessUSF on social media platforms for ongoing updates.


January

Red Flag Display | Wednesday 1/12 | 11:00-2:00pm | MSC Plaza
To bring awareness of the prevalence of relationship violence, each display aims to educate USF students on the warning signs of unhealthy and abusive relationships. 

Bystander Intervention Training | Thursday 1/20 | 2:00-3:30pm
Each session equips USF students with the tools and confidence to effectively intervene to decrease instances of interpersonal violence on campus. Learn how to step in and prevent violence, safely!  Join Teams Meeting here

Consent&Chill Discussion | Tuesday 1/25 | 12:00-1:00pm
Join our virtual discussion each month to address topics such as healthy relationships, bystander intervention, sex-positive consent and more.  Join Teams Meeting here
Featured Topic: Navigating Boundaries

Stalking Awareness Tabling | Thursday 1/27 | 11:00-1:00pm | Outside the FIT
January is nationally recognized as Stalking Awareness and Prevention month. We aim to bring awareness to the prevalence of stalking on college campuses and provide students with proactive prevention strategies moving forward. 


February

Red Flag Display | Thursday 2/10 | 12:00-2:00pm | Outside Juniper Hall
To bring awareness of the prevalence of relationship violence, each display aims to educate USF students on the warning signs of unhealthy and abusive relationships.

Bystander Intervention Training | Wednesday 2/16 | 3:30-5:00pm
Each session equips USF students with the tools and confidence to effectively intervene to decrease instances of interpersonal violence on campus. Learn how to step in and prevent violence, safely! Join Teams Meeting here

CVAVP Tabling | Thursday 2/24 | 1:00-3:00pm | Bulls Patio
Drop by the MSC Bulls Patio to learn about department resources and to participate in an interactive tabling activity on bystander intervention and consent.

Consent&Chill Discussion | Thursday 2/24 | 4:00-5:00pm
Join our virtual discussion each month to address topics such as healthy relationships, bystander intervention, sex-positive consent and more!   Join Teams Meeting here
Featured Topic: Relationships in Pop Culture


March

Bystander Intervention Training | Tuesday 3/8 | 2:00-3:30pm | MSC 3705
Each session equips USF students with the tools and confidence to effectively intervene to decrease instances of interpersonal violence on campus. Learn how to step in and prevent violence, safely!

Safer for Spring Break Tabling | Thursday 3/10 | 11:00-1:00pm | Greek Village
To safely prepare students for spring break, we aim to educate students on alcohol, consent, and bystander intervention.

Consent&Chill Discussion | Wednesday 3/23 | 2:00-3:00pm
Join our virtual discussion each month to address topics such as healthy relationships, bystander intervention, sex-positive consent and more!  Join Teams Meeting here
Featured: Consent Conversations

Red Flag Display | Friday 3/25 | 12:00-2:00pm | Outside the FIT
To bring awareness of the prevalence of relationship violence, each display aims to educate USF students on the warning signs of unhealthy and abusive relationships.


April

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Tabling | Tuesday 4/5 | 1:00-3:00pm | MSC Plaza
April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), which aims to support survivors of sexual assault, raise awareness, and empower individuals to take steps to prevent sexual violence within their communities. Drop by the MSC Bulls Patio to learn about how you can help join in the movement against sexual violence.

Bystander Intervention Training | Monday 4/11 | 12:00-1:30pm
Each session equips USF students with the tools and confidence to effectively intervene to decrease instances of interpersonal violence on campus. Learn how to step in and prevent violence, safely!  Join Teams Meeting here

Consent&Chill Discussion | Monday 4/18 | 1:00-2:00pm
Join our virtual discussion each month to address topics such as healthy relationships, bystander intervention, sex-positive consent and more!  Join Teams Meeting here
Featured Topic: Supporting Survivors

Take Back the Night | Tuesday 4/19 | 7:00-10:00pm | MSC Amphitheater
As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, this event honors survivors of sexual assault by allowing them to publicly speak out about their experiences and their healing process. If you are a survivor of sexual assault and would like to share your story, you are welcome to speak at any time during the event. You may also submit your story to us to be read on your behalf.

National Denim Day | Wednesday 4/27 | All day
Wear denim and take a stand against victim-blaming in honor of Denim Day! This national campaign aims to raise public awareness and protest the harmful misconceptions surrounding sexual violence. Educate yourself on the history of the movement here. On this day, we encourage all USF faculty, staff and students to wear denim to show your love and support for survivors of sexual assault. Share a picture wearing denim on social media with the hashtag: #DenimDay and tag @WellnessUSF to be featured!


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