Healthy Sexuality

Questions About Healthy Sexuality?

Learn more about healthy sexuality and understanding boundaries by watching the videos below:

%

of sexual assaults involve alcohol

Alcohol and Sexual Assault

  • Alcohol is the most commonly used date rape drug
  • It is illegal and against UD’s code of conduct to use alcohol as a way to get someone to have sex with you.
  • You cannot consent to sex if you are intoxicated.
  • The UD Helpline is 302-831-1001, press 1 for a Sexual Offense Support (S.O.S.) victim advocate
  • If you are a victim of sexual misconduct while you were drinking, you will automatically receive amnesty

Educational Outreach

  • Bringing In The Bystander®: an interactive program that promotes a bystander intervention approach, emphasizing that everyone has a role to play in ending sexual misconduct.
  • Peer and staff led programs: professors, RSOs, athletic teams, and other student groups may request educational programs on a wide variety of health and wellness topics

Contact Our Staff

  • Jo Sampson, Program Coordinator, Violence Prevention: jsampson@udel.edu or 302-831-3457.
  • Matt McMahon, Program Coordinator, Violence Preventionmmcmahon@udel.edu or 302-831-3457.

Bringing in the Bystander® Resource Card

Click to download our BITB® Resource Card (pdf), which includes information related to self-care, confidential support services, and bystander intervention.

kNOw MORE Campaign

Learn more about how our campus is creating a safer and healthier community:

kNOwMORE Campaign

The University of Delaware kNOw MORE campaign is a reflection of the efforts by UD faculty, staff, and students to stand up, participate, and help to raise awareness about sexual misconduct and gender-based violence. Our goal is to create and foster an environment where sexual misconduct in any form is unacceptable and survivors are supported.

kNOwMORE Pledge

This pledge represents your commitment to know more about sexual misconduct and do your part to prevent it. After signing the pledge, you can pick-up a free t-shirt from Student Wellness to recognize your participation and encourage others to take the pledge.

Sexual Offense Support

S.O.S. Victim Advocates are available to call 24/7/365.  Press 1 to reach a victim advocate. The staff member who answers will take a first name and phone number, and an S.O.S. Victim Advocate will call you back within 10 minutes.

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