Consent & Respect

Consent & Respect covers Title IX and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (SaVE Act) requirements. With Consent & Respect, students will explore the crucial concepts of consent, healthy relationships, bystander empowerment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking. Students will know where to go and who to talk to for help in your community. They also learn about their rights as students.

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Program Name Level of Evidence Format Target Audience Special Features
Consent & Respect
  • Online Course
  • Undergraduate students
  • Faculty and staff
  • Graduate Students
Learning Objectives
  • Know the importance of giving and receiving consent
  • Understand that consent is essential
  • Discuss their student rights under Title IX
  • Know safe and positive strategies for bystanders to use in potentially violent situations
  • Be knowledgeable about context steps and campus-specific support services for survivors of sexual violence
  • Explain strategies to protect themselves from partner stalking, including cyberstalking
  • Relay facts about sexual assault among college students
  • Give definitions for consent, sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, and stalking
  • Develop strategies for reducing the risk of alcohol and drug-facilitated sexual violence
  • Know warning signs of abusive behavior in intimate partner relationships
  • Know the role of men as advocates against sexual violence
  • Develop strategies to bring about change in attitudes about sexual violence on their campus
  • Dispel personal myths and common misconceptions about sexual assault
  • Discuss the important role respect for self and others plays in facilitating healthy relationships
  • Know how establishing boundaries for various situations can help prevent adverse outcomes
  • Relay steps for reporting and preserving evidence of a sexual assault
  • Know how to provide survivors of sexual assault with assistance and support

The Consent & Respect program uses motivational interviewing style surveys and provides personalized feedback to encourage healthy relationships among college students. The course is comprised of 8 modules and takes about one hour to complete. The course provides customizable information on sexual assault, interpersonal violence, stalking, consent, reporting information, campus amnesty policies, and Title IX contact information. Course is interactive with skills training activities and action steps for students to build a unique plan for maintaining and building healthy relationships.


8 modules long with a duration of 1 hour


Consent & Respect incorporates the evidence-based practices of providing normative feedback, reflection and evaluation, personalized feedback, behavior and skills training through scenario-based interactions, and challenging expectancies, all in a motivational interviewing style.

Population Served

Undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and staff.

Theoretical Basis For Approach

Motivational interviewing style, norms perception, personalize feedback, and skills

Program Effectiveness

The results below are taken from an aggregated report that included 321,684 responses to the Consent & Respect course.

  • The content of the course was appropriate and easy to understand: 96% strongly agree or agree
  • The interactions used were interesting and helpful: 92% strongly agree or agree
  • This course will help me avoid future problems: 92% strongly agree or agree
  • I would recommend this course to a friend: 85% strongly agree or agree

Students participating in the program experienced the following as measured at baseline versus endpoint:

  • Increased confidence in their ability to be an active, helpful bystander
  • Increased feeling of having the tools needed to keep themselves safe
  • Increased feeling of having the tools needed to help keep friends safe
  • Increased awareness of Title IX and sexual assault resources on campus
  • Increased perceived ability to help a survivor of sexual assault
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • College of Charleston
  • Salisbury University
  • SUNY Fredonia
  • Merrimack College
  • University of North Texas, Dallas
  • Wabash College
  • Rowan University

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