Sexual Assault Awareness Month

These events are free and open to all MU students, faculty and staff.

The University of Missouri recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April. These events are free and open to all MU students, faculty and staff.

We are committed to ensuring our events are accessible and inclusive. Please contact at least a week in advance if you anticipate barriers to your participation.

April 1, 2024

SAAM Awareness Peer Educator Tabling
9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Speakers Circle

Join the RSVP Center and STARS for a tabling event to spreading awareness in Speaker Circle. Engage with us by participating in the special activity planned in support of survivors!

April 2, 2024

Relationship Violence on College Campuses
2-3 p.m., Zoom

Designed to share foundation-level information about relationship violence. Facilitators walk participants through multiple scenarios of relationships that experience violence. Participants will learn signs of an abusive relationship, how to safely intervene, and campus and community resources that are available to those who experience relationship violence.

April 3, 2024

Yoga In the Park
4-5:30 p.m., Peace Park

Join us for an afternoon of relaxation and rejuvenation! We will provide resources, yoga and snacks. We hope to see you there so you can get outside and enjoy nature with us.
Collaborators: MizzouRec, Student Health & Well-being, Women’s Center

April 4, 2024

Building Self-Awareness
1-2 p.m., Cornell Hall Room 15

Come participate in a interactive session discussing the significance of enhancing self-awareness as we strive to become more inclusive allies and contributors to our campus community. 

April 11, 2024

Peer Educator Documentary Series, “Untouchable”
4-6 p.m., Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention Center

The peer educators will screen the documentary “Untouchable” to raise awareness and facilitate crucial conversations surrounding sexual abuse and the abuse of power. Taking place in a safe and inclusive environment, this screening event aims to educate, empower, and engage audiences on the far-reaching consequences of sexual misconduct.

April 17, 2024

LGBTQ Relationships and Sociopolitical Transitions
2-3 p.m., LGBTQ Resource Center (Zoom Option)

Join us for an insightful presentation on LGBTQ relationships and sociopolitical transitions by J. Kale Monk, Ph.D. from 2 to 3 p.m. on April 17 at the RSVP Center! Stick around for a lively Q&A session.

April 17, 2024

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Movie Night
4-6 p.m., Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention Center

We invite you to a special movie night event in collaboration with the Women’s Center for the screening of “Alice Darling” followed by a discussion.

April 18, 2024

Demystifying the RSVP Center with the Bridge
2-3 p.m., The Bridge – Townsend Hall

Join us at the Bridge as we discuss the importance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the resources the Relationship and Sexual Violence Center provides.

April 18, 2024

Stalking on a College Campus
12:30-1:30 p.m., Zoom

Designed to share foundation-level information about stalking, especially as applicable to a college campus. Participants will be challenged to examine their own ideas about stalking and how the minimization of this crime through language perpetuates rape culture.

April 22, 2024

Mindfulness Monday with the MU Counseling Center
1-2 p.m., Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention Center

Come out and eat food and with the Counseling Center as we debunk common misconceptions about mindfulness. Learn practical techniques to cultivate present-moment awareness.

April 24, 2024

Denim Day
1-3 p.m., Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention Center

Denim Day started in 1998 after the Italian Supreme Court overturned a rape conviction on the grounds that, because the survivor was wearing tight jeans, she must have helped remove them, therefore implying consent. Students can come in and create something denim, denim buttons, denim wallet, denim patches! Anything denim.

April 29, 2024

Mindfulness Monday: Packing for Good
1-3 p.m., Women’s Center

Join the RSVP Center, Women’s Center, LGBTQ Resource Center, Multicultural Center, Gaines Oldham Black Culture Center and the Cambio Center for Student Involvement, Leadership and Service as we pack up the donations we received during our City of Refuge Drive.