If you are in immediate danger, call 911 or the GW Police Department.

      Call 911       Call 202-994-6111 (GWPD)

If you are not in immediate danger, call GW Sexual Assault Response & Consultation (SARC) for help.

Call 202-994-7222

If you would like to report an incident of sexual assault, sexual harassment or relationship abuse.

Report an Incident



Mandatory Student Training

Each fall semester, all incoming undergraduate students are required to participate in an online and in-person sexual assault prevention program in order to be able to register for spring semester classes. Transfer students are only required to complete the online training.

Check back in late summer 2017 for more information and instructions. 


Register for a Mandatory Training

After you complete the online "Think About It" training in August/September, choose a topic and register for one in-person workshop. After you register, you will receive an email confirmation with a code. Make sure to enter that code back into the last page of "Think About It" so that you will be recorded as having finished. 

Each session will cover definitions of consent and sexual assault, information about GW resources, and policies governing sexual misconduct in addition to the topic for the session.

Registration for mandatory workshops will re-open in August of 2017. 

Interpersonal Violence Prevention for International Students

Moving outside your own country can be rewarding and exciting, and it can also be confusing as you identify and negotiate different social norms, expectations, and opportunities. This session will focus on the unique experiences and needs of international students in preventing sexual assault and relationship abuse.

Registration for these sessions will re-open in August of 2017. 


Bystander Intervention & Sexual Assault Prevention

  • broad focus, best fit for most students

You will:

  • talk about the basics of consent and healthy sexual communication, and explore what these look like in real life situations
  • learn about how to help prevent concerning incidents
  • review steps to take if you are concerned that a situation will involve or lead to sexual or relationship violence

Registration for these sessions will re-open in August of 2017. 

Culture Change & Advocacy

  • best for students who were involved in sexual assault prevention efforts in high school and/or are interested in becoming active on campus regarding these issues

You will:

  • discuss culture and social dynamics around sexual assault and relationship violence
  • explore how to become an advocate and an agent of cultural change

Registration for these sessions will re-open in August of 2017. 

Healthy Relationships & Relationship Violence Prevention

  • best for students who are interested in learning about healthy dating, romantic, and sexual relationships

You will:

  • identify what constitutes a healthy relationship

  • learn about warning signs that a relationship might be abusive or unhealthy

  • discuss how to help a friend if you are concerned about their relationship

Registration for these sessions will re-open in August of 2017. 


LGBTQAI Communities, Sexual Assault & Relationship Abuse

Sexual and relationship violence affect people of all genders and sexual orientations. There are often different dynamics and challenges involved for people who are in same gender/queer relationships or for people who identify as transgender, genderqueer, or with a non-binary gender identity.

All workshops incorporate are inclusive of people who identify as LGBTQAI, but this session will explore sexual assault and relationship abuse prevention with those experiences as the starting place.

Registration for these sessions will re-open in August of 2017. 


College Men Preventing Sexual Violence

The nationally renowned Men Can Stop Rape (MCSR) will deliver this workshop. MCSR's mission is to mobilize men's strength to create cultures free from violence and to promote healthy masculinity. This workshop is designed for college men to explore ways they can be leaders in preventing sexual assault and relationship abuse. 

Registration for these sessions will re-open in August of 2017. 


Graduate Student Training 

As a graduate student, you will receive an email invitation at the beginning of your first fall semester to complete a required online training designed for adult learners and professionals.