DePaul University strictly prohibits sexual and relationship violence and threats of sexual and relationship violence, which includes sexual assault, sexual misconduct, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.
DePaul University is concerned about the safety and well-being of its faculty, staff and students, and about incidents of sexual misconduct, harassment or violence, whether on- or off-campus. If you experience any type of sexual or relationship violence, please know that you have rights, you have options, and support is available for you. Read DePaul's entire institutional policy regarding Sexual & Relationship Violence Prevention and Response here.
Any individual who is experiencing any type of sexual and/or relationship violence is encouraged to consult this policy. This document is intended as an overview of various policies, procedures, resources, and supports. Survivors are encouraged to speak directly with DePaul's Title IX Coordinator or Survivor Support Advocates in DePaul's Office of Health Promotion and Wellness, or other resources, for more information.
Consent, or lack thereof, is critical to the definition of sexual assault. Learn more about consent.
The office of Health Promotion and Wellness's website for Sexual and Relationship Violence also contains more information.