Student Government

The University of Chicago

Sexual Assault Awareness Week


In spring 2014, Student Government passed a resolution that allocated $10,000 for a Sexual Assault Awareness Week of student-run anti-sexual violence events and initiatives for the 2014-2015 school year. The programming is set for 8th week (May 17th - 22nd) of spring quarter (with other events occurring before and after 8th week), with generous additional funding from the Campus Dialogue Fund, the Office of LGBTQ Life, and the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA). 

To learn about Student Government's own initiative, the It's On UChicago Campaign, or to find out how you or your RSO cant get involved, click here

Student Groups Leading Events Include: 

Axis UChicago- Film screening of The Last Taboo

Gender Activism, Learning & Service (GALS) - Wagatwe Wanjuki: an intersectional look at gender-based violence and Title IX

Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad - Domestic Violence and Identity workshop

Phoenix Survivors Alliance (PSA)- Let's Talk About Trauma workshop

Queers & Associates (Q&A)- A lunchtime talk by John Kelly

Resources for Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) - A lecture by Katie Koestner

Risk Aware Consensual Kink (RACK) - Abuse and the BDSM Community

Tea Time and Sex Chats (TTSC)- Consent in Pop Culture and on campus

UChicago Amnesty International- Film screening of Half the Sky: part II

UChicago Clothesline Project - Third annual spring installation and closing ceremony/survivor speak-out

UChicago Hillel- I Am My Sibling's Keeper

Additional events:

It Happened Here film screening and student and alum UChicago survivor panel

Know Your IX at UChicago

Surviving in Numbers- Ali Safran Talk and workshop


Check out this student-run blog that chronicles the events as they happen: