What is Consent?

Consent is clear, knowing, and voluntary words or actions that give permission for specific sexual activity. Click the link below to learn more about consent, and best practices for effective consent.

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Rape on College Campuses

One out of every four college women will experience an attempted or completed sexual assault before she graduates. Click the link below to learn more about rape on college campuses.

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Stalking & Sexual Exploitation

Sexual Exploitation occurs when one person takes non-consensual or abusive sexual advantage of another for his/her own advantage or benefit, or to benefit or advantage anyone other than the one being exploited, and that behavior does not otherwise constitute one of the other sexual misconduct offenses.

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Relationship Violence

Relationship or Intimate Partner Violence (also known as Dating Violence or Domestic Violence) is abusive behavior that is used by an intimate partner to gain or maintain power and control over the other partner. Intimate partner violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another person.

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Identity-Based Bias and Hate

Elon University values and celebrates the diverse backgrounds, cultures, experiences and perspectives of our community members. By encouraging and celebrating these differences, we create an environment that promotes freedom of thought and academic excellence.

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