Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The Office of Wellness Services will be recognizingSexual Assault Awareness Month(SAAM) in April. SAAM is a national campaign aimed at raising awareness of sexual violence and educating the community about how to prevent such violence. We have planned various events, tablings, and campus displays in honor of SAAM. Check out the schedule below!


April 3-7: Move to End Violence

In honor of SAAM and Public Health Week, we will be offeringFREE group exercise classes at the UNTHSC Fitness Center all week long!

ClickHEREto view the group exercise schedule.

April 3-24:Attitudes and Awareness of Sexual ViolenceSurvey

Participate in theAttitudes and Awareness of Sexual Violencesurvey. By sharing your experiences, we can make our campus a healthier and safer place. To learn more about the survey, visit thecampus climate survey website. The survey link will be sent tostudents only via campus email on April 3.

April 4: Information & Inspiration

Stop by to pick up your white or teal ribbon along with some information about sexual assault, reporting options, and campus and community resources.

10:00-1:00PM, MET Lobby and MET 109-111

April 4: Popcorn with Prof

Join the Public Health Student Government Association (PHSGA) for a viewing ofThe Hunting Ground. This documentary will be followed by a discussion lead by Dr. Marcy Paul of the School of Public Health. Popcorn will be provided by PHSGA, so be sure toRSVP.

5:00-7:00PM, MET 124, RSVPHERE.

April 20: Flower Dedication

Witness a flower dedication in honor and memory of victims/survivors of sexual assault. This dedication is brought to you by the Office of Sustainability and is part of our campus Earth Day celebration. For more information, click HERE.

12:00-12:15PM, North side of SSC

April 26: Denim Day 

Participate in the international conversation,Denim Day, by simply wearing jeans to school/work. For more information on Denim Day at UNTHSC, click HERE. In addition to wearing jeans, everyone will be encouraged to make the onlineDenim Day Promise to:

  • Recognize sexual assault is everyone’s issue
  • Participate in national conversation about rape and sexual violence via social media
  • Support survivors and not blame victims
  • Engage in violence free relationships

Make the promiseHERE!

SAAM Flyer

This page was last modified on May 11, 2018