Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2024

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), an annual nationwide campaign to raise awareness about sexual violence. Our Title IX Office is partnering with Voices Against Violence, a program of the Longhorn Wellness Center and Not On My Campus to invite all members of our community to participate in the following SAAM events.

Schedule of Events 

Monday, April 1: SAAM launches

Sexual Assault Awareness Month begins! Add the upcoming events to your calendars. Follow us on instagram @utaustintix for updates. You can also change your virtual backgrounds to show support throughout the month. 

Tuesday, April 2: Wear Teal Day

Show your support for survivors of sexual harassment and abuse by wearing teal, the color of sexual violence prevention. 

Each Tuesday in April from 10am – 1pm: TIX Tabling

Come find us on Speedway to learn about the services, resources, and education and training opportunities available to the campus community from the Title IX Office.

Wednesday, April 3 from 6pm – 7:30pm: Bonny Shade Speaks Event

Join us for free dinner and conversation with professional speaker Bonny Shade about what we can do to end sexual violence. This event is in William C. Powers (WCP) 2.302 Legislative Assembly Room.

Thursday, April 4 from 6pm – 9pm: Take Back the Night

(Organized by Voices Against Violence, a program of the Longhorn Wellness Center): Dedicated to illuminating the movement to end sexual violence, this annual event includes a resource fair, student performances, artwork created by survivors and supporters and a survivor speak-out. This year’s event features singer-songwriter Julie Williams, one of Country Music Television’s Next Women of Country, as keynote speaker and performer. Sign up to perform, speak out or submit artwork to be featured at the event. 

Wednesday, April 24: Denim Day

Stand in solidarity with survivors of sexual assault by wearing denim. Learn more about the history of Denim Day.

The Title IX Office offers support and resources to all students, faculty, and staff.

Support and resources

The Title IX Office hosts a variety of workshops to engage in discussions about setting healthy boundaries, addressing retaliation, and providing supportive measures to those who have experienced interpersonal violence. 

Get involved and learn more

File a report

National resources and statistics: 

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)