Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students
The University of Kentucky is committed to providing a supportive learning environment and fostering safe, healthy relationships among our students. As such, the institution and members of our community will not tolerate the offenses of sexual and gender-based violence - this includes dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. This program is intended to help you learn more about these issues, as you play a crucial role in keeping our campus safe.
What technical information do I need to know?
To take the course, you will need a computer with internet access and audio capabilities. We suggest using updated versions of Google Chrome and Firefox. If you do not have access to a computer, you can use any available computer with internet access such as those at your public library or the on-campus computer labs.
Why do I have to take Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students?
We believe this program will both provide useful information to students and help us shape a safer campus community. Federal law requires that colleges and universities make students aware of policies and resources related to sexual assault and other forms of interpersonal violence. UK has chosen SAPG as a tool to insure students receive this information.
Who is required to take Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students?
Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates is required for all incoming students undergraduate freshmen and transfer students to take. If you are a Graduate or Professional student, you are required to take the Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduates training.
Can my advisor remove my hold?
An automated system checks the status of student completion daily and typically removes holds within 24 hours. Advisors are not authorized to remove these holds. If you believe you have a hold by mistake, reach out to the VIP Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will my information be private?
Please note the courses may include questions to help personalize your experience and measure your attitudes and behaviors. All responses are confidential; UK will only receive information about the student body as a whole and will never see any individual student's answers.
I've taken Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students (formerly Haven) before, at another institution - do I have to take it again?
Yes. As each individual university has its own specific policies and resources, we request that ALL incoming students take this training, even those who have been through the program at another institution.
I'm a survivor and am concerned about taking this training. What should I do?
This program, and the pages it links to, contain information and content related to sexual assault, stalking and/or violence that may be triggering to survivors.
If you are in need of support or have concerns that the content may be triggering for you, please contact the VIP Center at VIPCenter@uky.edu with the subject "Haven support/triggering" or call the Center at (859) 257-3574 before starting the program or at any point while completing it and a staff person will assist you. Communication with the VIP Center is confidential.
What if I have more questions?
If you have an academic hold, questions about the program, or problems accessing the course, please contact us at VIPCenter@uky.edu or (859) 257-3574.