The initial college information session is a good time to judge a school's sexual assault prevention strategy. Below are suggested questions that will help to determine what schools are doing strengthen the culture of respect.
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What prevention measures are in place on your campus?
Do you require all freshmen and new students to attend prevention programs?
How frequently do you require ongoing prevention training for students during the four years?
Are faculty members trained to talk to students who might come to them with complaints of sexual misconduct?
Are prevention programs specific to campus groups, i.e. athletic teams, clubs, fraternities and sororities?
Do you have student-run sexual assault organizations?
Is your school under investigation for Title IX violation?
Do you conduct confidential surveys on rape and sexual assault? Are the results available?
What are your reported Clery statistics?
Do you have a dedicated victim advocate to help survivors with medical/recovery and adjudication decisions?
Do you provide housing and educational accommodations for survivors?
Do you provide counseling for survivors?
What is your policy on sanctions for students found responsible for sexual assault and rape?
Do you have a method for anonymous reporting of sexual assault?
Do you keep a list of anonymously reported perpetrators?
What is your policy in relation to involvement of local police?