April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This month is devoted to education, awareness, support of survivors, and creating a campus culture that is empowered to address sexual violence.
SAAM is a time for us to respect and support our community members who have experienced trauma.
SAAM events are open to all students, faculty, and staff, though some content may be directed towards specific members of our community. Regardless of your knowledge base or experience, we encourage you to attend at least one event to learn how you can prevent sexual violence, support the healing process, and advocate for survivors.
Questions about SAAM events can be directed to the Title IX Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calendar of Events
Tuesday, April 4
Student Union Atrium, 2nd floor
Use a sticky note to make your pledge against sexual violence and cover the DUPD Cruiser! Take a stand with DUPD, Title IX, DU Cares, Office of Student Conduct, Counseling Center, Student Life, Residence Life, Center for Student Involvement, and Army ROTC as we raise awareness and support survivors together! Free cookies provided by Parkhurst, while supplies last.
PB&J Wednesday for Commuters
Wednesday, April 12
Commuter Lounge, 1st Floor Union
Come meet your Title IX team as they prepare and serve lunch in the Commuter Lounge! Giveaways and treats provided by the Title IX Office.
Men's Soccer Teal Game
Saturday, April 15
Come cheer on the men's soccer team against Wheeling and take a stand against sexual violence!
Sunday, April 16: Pittsburgh Universities Believe Survivors March
Sunday, April 16
11a - 2:30 p
Start: Carlow University
End: University of Pittsburgh, Posvar Patio
Join students from Duquesne, Pitt, Carlow, Chatham, and Carnegie Mellon universities as we join together to support survivors and march against campus sexual violence. The march will begin at Carlow University where participants can make signs. At 11:45 a.m. we will march through Oakland. The march will end with a survivor speak out at Pitt’s Posvar Patio.
Register for the PUBS march. Registering will allow you to provide a T-shirt size and share any accommodations you may need to fully participate.
A round-trip shuttle from Duquesne University will be provided for students and staff who register to attend. Shuttle departures will begin at 10:40a outside the Student Union.
Wellness Resource Fair
Monday, April 17
11a - 2p
Student Union Atrium, 2nd floor
Join Title IX, Health Services, Counseling, Disability Services, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, Women's Center & Shelter and more for a wellness fair to highlight resources available to community members who have been impacted by sexual misconduct. Participants can talk with representatives and learn more about available resources or take self-are items.
Women's Lacrosse Teal Game
Saturday, April 22
Come cheer on the women's lacrosse team against George Washington and take a stand against sexual violence!
Wednesday, April 26
Student Union, 3rd Floor
Join the Title IX department to recognize Denim Day. Denim Day is an international event to raise awareness about sexual violence. Wear jeans with a purpose to support survivors. Stop by the Title IX table wearing your denim to pledge your support and receive special giveaways.