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Learn how you can join the campus community in combating sexual assault

What are the signs of a healthy relationship? How do you define sexual consent? How do you intervene if you are witnessing an uncomfortable and potentially dangerous situation? These are some of the questions UC San Diego’s Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention Resource Center (SARC) has been working to answer for more than 25 years. SARC is a valuable campus resource dedicated to developing innovative and proactive violence prevention programs and providing comprehensive services to victims and survivors of sexual assault, dating/domestic violence and stalking.

“SARC envisions a world free of violence,” said the center’s director, Nancy Wahlig. “Through policy development and campus-wide collaborations, we are committed to providing education and support services that empower students, faculty, and staff.”

SARC offers workshops on violence prevention for the entire UC San Diego campus which cover topics, such as:

  • Definitions of sexual assault, dating violence/domestic violence, stalking
  • Reporting options (administrative, criminal and civil)
  • Bystander intervention and risk reduction strategies
  • Healthy relationships signs and red flag warnings

In addition, the center provides free and confidential services for students impacted by violence, with a focus on survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking. To learn more, hear directly from SARC staff in the following video on the diversity of resources the center provides.

SARC is available 24/7 for students who are affected by crime. Students can reach SARC after hours and on weekends through the UC San Diego Police non-emergency number 858-534-HELP (4357).

For more information, visit the SARC website.