cell phone

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

      Call 911      Call 202-994-6111 (GWPD)

cell phone

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 or gender-based harassment, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, intimate partner violence or stalking.

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.

Register for a Mandatory Training

After you complete the online "Think About It" training, 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. Choose a topic below and complete your registration. 


Bystander Intervention & Sexual Assault Prevention

Most people will never commit sexual assault, but all of us have a role to play in prevention. In this workshop, explore strategies for intervening in situations that could lead to sexual assault. We will explore strategies for partying smart, recognizing potentially dangerous situations, and helping keep friends both safe and accountable.

9/6 11-12 p.m. MC 310 

9/6 12:30-1:30 p.m. MC 310 

9/16 5-6 p.m. Funger 103

9/20 4-5 p.m. Corcoran Hall 101 

9/26 2-3 p.m. MC 402

*If you are unable to register for a workshop that means it is full, please try a different time*

Healthy Relationships

Everyone deserves to be safe and happy in their dating, romantic, and sexual realtionships. This workshop will focus on identifying the key components of healthy relationships, recognizing warning signs of intimate partner violence, and supporting friends who might be in trouble.

Workshop not available 

Culture Change & Advocacy 

This workshop will explore cultural and social factors related to sexual assualt and intimate partner violence.  We will talk about issues like "rape culture" and "consent culture," and strategize about how to effect social change.  We will also cover opportunities for getting involved on campus and in the community.

9/6 2-3 p.m. MC 310  

9/26 11-12 p.m. MC 402

9/26 12:30-1:30 p.m. MC 402

*If you are unable to register for a workshop that means it is full, please try a different time*

Sexual Harassment & Violence Prevention in the LGBTQIA+ Community

All workshops will have inclusive content, but this will keep the experiences of the LGBTQIA+ communities at the center of the conversation. We will talk abotu particular dynamics and barriers faced by these communities, as well as strategize about ways to effectuate social change. You do not need to identify as LGBTQIA+ to participate --just a willingness to be an ally and to engage respectfully in this important conversation.

Workshop not available 

Sexual Harassment & Violence Prevention for International Students

Moving outside your own country can be rewarding and exciting, and it can be confusing as you identify and negotiate different social norms, expectations, and opportunities to form connections. At GW, we take very seriously the responsibility of helping students stay safe and helping students engage respectfully with one another. In this session we will discuss the unique experiences, needs and challenges faced by international students, as well as resources for international students at GW.

Workshop not available 

Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence, and Communities of Color 

This workshop will explore statistics relating to sexual and relationship violence in communities of color. We will also discuss the intersectional identities experienced by communities of color, barriers to reporting sexual and intimate partner violence, and strategies for overcoming these barriers on campus.

Workshop not available 


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.