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Illinois State University does not condone violence or incivility against others. Well-being and safety is a priority for all members of our campus community. We aim to provide the finest education and college experience in a safe, respectful, environment that supports your well-being at all levels. It takes all of us to create a caring community that respects all of its members. This page provides a brief overview of prevention programming coordinated by Health Promotion and Wellness.

Violence Prevention Training - Offered Annually to all Students

In response to changes in Title IX and the federal requirements for universities as prescribed by the Campus SaVE Act, all Illinois State University students, staff, and faculty will be required to complete training addressing sexual assault, sexual consent, domestic and dating violence, and stalking.

For new, incoming students and transfer students, the Title IX training course and the alcohol prevention course are offered via an online platform at the beginning of August each year. Students and parents will receive a letter in their Preview packets outlining requirements and instructions. A postcard will be sent to the students' home address late July reminding students to complete the courses prior to "moving in" to ISU.

For returning students (not new) and for all graduate students, the Title IX training course will be offered in September each academic year. This course will need to be completed each year students are enrolled in classes. Students will be notified via email from the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Staff and faculty training is included in the Annual Crime Reporting training held in October each year.

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Redbird Respect: Create a Caring Community with Bystander Training

 What prevents us from helping is complicated. Below are five steps needed f

  1. Notice the event. Be present and be aware of your surroundings.
  2. Find out what is going on. If something seems suspicious, it probably is.
  3. Take responsibility for helping with the situation.
  4. Know how to help. If you aren't sure what to do, find someone who does such as the police or someone in charge.
  5. Act--step up! You may be the difference.

Bystander training is available for student groups and organizations as well as faculty and staff. Bystander training teaches strategies and techniques to intervene directly or indirectly in both emergency and non-emergency situations. The training also helps participants develop the skills and confidence to safely help others. To schedule, email or call Kerri at (309) 438-7273.

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