Sexual Offense Support (S.O.S)
Sexual Offense Support is a volunteer organization providing support and advocacy to survivors of all forms of sexual misconduct, as well as educating the University of Delaware community on these topics. S.O.S is made up of undergraduate and graduate student volunteers as well as staff and community volunteers. To learn more about S.O.S. or to see how you can get involved visit www.udel.edu/studentwellenss/sos
Department of Women and Gender Studies Concentration and Minor in Domestic Violence Prevention and Services
The Domestic Violence Prevention and Services Concentration and Minor from the Department of Women and Gender Studies prepares student for a range of careers focused on domestic violence advocacy and prevention. The DVPS concentration combines coursework with practical experience by partnering with local domestic violence service agencies to offer our students the opportunity to serve victims and survivors of domestic violence as they participate in the summer practicum. To learn more visit www.wgs.udel.edu
Rape Aggression Defense
Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) is a women’s self-defense program designed to combat sexual assault and rape. This program was created for women who are seeking to learn about physical self-defense options and is available to students, faculty, and staff. RAD is coordinated by UDPD, and information about sessions can be found at www.udel.edu/police
The Coordinated Campus Response to Gender-Based Violence Committee
The CCR was initiated in 2007 as a committee focused on sexual assault, which expanded to include dating violence and stalking in 2011. The mission of the Coordinated Campus Response Team is to promote a systems-based approach and a streamlined response to gender-based violence within the University of Delaware community. The group consistently reviews and evaluates UD’s collective response in order to remove barriers for victims/survivors, coordinate services, and optimize collaboration to foster a safe space for all students to live and learn.