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Sexual Violence Prevention Awareness & Resources

Learn about on-campus events that promote sexual violence awareness, what constitutes consent, resources for victims of sexual violence, and more.

Find resources to learn about:

  • Consent
    Consent for any sexual activity is crucial for preventing sexual coercion and unwanted sexual behavior. Learn what consent is, and isn't — and why it's important.
  • Resources for victims
    Have you or a friend been the victim of an assault? Find resources and help.
  • Presentations
    Learn about the free sexual violence presentations available for your student group.

Events on campus

Related calendar events throughout the year include Sexual Awareness Month each April, RAINN Day in September, and the White Ribbon Campaign in December.

Get Involved!

Get involved in sexual violence awareness and prevention by joiing one of these campus groups:

Aztecs for Awareness

Aztecs for Awareness is a student group that focuses on 2 main objectives:

  1. Preventing sexual assault and violence
  2. The proper response to friends or family members who may become victim of rape, sexual assault and or domestic violence

Aztecs for Awareness encourages students to be proactive about sexual assault and violence prevention on campus and in their home communities.

Logo: Aztecs for awareness


FratMANers is a Peer Health Education program specifically for SDSU fraternity men. Its goal is to increase awareness about rape, potential rape situations and sexually coercive behavior while decreasing the acceptance of rape myths.  FratMANers members are advocates on campus, educating their brothers and peers about violence against women and how they can be a part of the solution.


fratmaners logo: Fraternity Men Against Negative Environments and Rape Situation

These Hands Don't Hurt

These Hands Don't Hurt is a violence awareness and prevention fair held at San Diego State University in April during National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This is a free community event and everyone is encouraged to attend. Visit the These Hands Don't Hurt Facebook page.

Logo: hands don't hurt

Womyn's Outreach Association (WOA)

The Andrea O'Donnell Womyn's Outreach Association is currently the only organization on campus with the explicit mission to empower and liberate the female student population of San Diego State University.  Visit the Womyn's Outreach Association Facebook page.

logo: Womyn's Outreach Association

Title IX compliance

San Diego State University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, or sexual orientation in its education programs or activities. The safety of our students is our highest priority, and we are committed to ensuring that sexual violence stops on our campus and in the broader society. [read more about title IX]

Free informational fliers

Health Promotion offers a variety of informational brochures and fliers on topics related to sexual violence prevention awareness.

Health Matters - violence prevention

Did you know?

The SDSU Police Department offers a Rape and Sexual Assault Workshop where you can learn hands-on defensive techniques against various types of assault using martial arts tactics. Learn about this workshop, as well as other safety resources.

logo: American College Health Association

Visit the American College Health Association Campus and Sexual Violence page for an index of resources on this topic. Resources include programs, publications, guidelines, and more.

Student Sex Life

Visit Student Sex Life, an educational resource for college students about sex and healthy relationships.