Healthy Relationships

Healthy Relationships Awareness for our Campus Community

Healthy Relationships aims to provide the campus community with information surrounding relationships and the resources to learn the basics of dating as well as how to prevent/avoid abuse.   

Relationships Can Be Classified as:

  • Social: Family, friends, student organizations, community organizations
  • Intimate: Close friendship, long-term relationship, same-sex relationship, monogamy, marriage, family
  • Professional: Employer-employee relationship, student-faculty relationship

Be Aware That:

  • 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men have experienced rape, attempted rape or sexual assault throughout college.
  • Less than 1 in 20 cases are reported.
  • Females between 16-24 years of age are at the greatest risk of intimate partner violence.
  • Approximately 1/3 of college students report physically assaulting a dating partner in the previous 12 months.
  • Approximately 90% of victims of sexual assault on college campuses know their attacker.