Graduate students will receive an invitation to complete Sexual Assualt Prevention for Graduate Students the week of August 16, 2021.
At the University of Michigan, we are committed to your personal and professional development and that of your peers -- in the classroom and the community. To better prepare you and all of our graduate students on how to help reduce your risk for personal harm while you are a member of this community and later in life, the University of Michigan is offering graduate and professional students an online course: Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students.
New Graduate and Professional Students
New graduate and professional students are encouraged to take Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students, an online course specifically for graduate students. Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students is an important component of the education and support services related to sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, sexual harrassment and stalking.
Continuing Graduate and Professional Students
Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students will continue to be offered annually as an opportunity to refresh your knowledge on the topic and of campus resources.
Sexual Misconduct Prevention Online Courses for Graduate Students
Graduate students often sit in multiple roles on campus -- including student, staff, and/or instructor, and because of those multiple roles, many graduate students will be invited to take several online courses in the U-M efforts to prevent sexual misconduct.
Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students (SAPG) is a 60 minute course specifically designed for graduate students about sexual misconduct prevention and U-M policies. It includes information to support graduate students interactions with advisors, faculty members, peers, and undergraduate students). This online course is offered to all graduate students annually. (This course is managed by FYE in Student Life)
Culture of Respect is a 20-30 minute required module for all U-M employees that lays a foundation of leadership expectations about behavior as an employee of U-M. This course is U-M specific and gives resources available at the university for employees. (This course is managed by Central Human Resources).
Haven is a 60-90 minute additional course offered to employees that does a deeper dive into the subject and has an emphasis on state law and university policy. (This course is offered by Central Human Resources).
FAQ for Graduate Online Course
What are the courses?
Staying Healthy in a Changing Environment for Students on Campus is an overview of COVID-19, what it is, its symptoms and best practices for staying safe during the pandemic.
What is the content of the course?
The course consists of a pre- and post-test, informational chapters, interactive activities, and three surveys. Topics include:
Common myths about sexual assault and rape
Definition of consent
The link between sexual assault and alcohol
An overview of COVID-19, what it is, its symptoms and best practices for staying safe during the pandemic
What is the format of the course and the schedule?
Students must complete the Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students course.
PART 1 START: You will receive an email invitation in early January.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021