Mandatory Sexual Assault and Prevention Training (new students of all levels)
If you are a new student, you may have already received an invitation to take a “Sexual Assault and Prevention” training through our educational partner called EverFi on a platform called Foundry. This training is an important part of becoming a new student at George Mason University. You will receive an invitation from the platform directly asking you to complete the training. This training goes out at the beginning of each semester to all students of all levels that are entering Mason for the first time and all students who are entering Mason in a new program for the first time. If for some reason, you believe you should have received this email but you did not, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and we can check your registration in the system. If you have questions about this training, please email email@example.com and a staff member in the Student Support and Advocacy Center would be happy to help you.
If this training is too emotionally burdensome for you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and a confidential staff member in the Student Support and Advocacy Center would be happy to help you and to get you connected to resources in our community.
Optional Free Online Trainings
Our EverFi program allows us to share these additional training opportunities with you. If you or your student organization would like access to any of the training offerings below, please email email@example.com and we would be happy to get you or your group registered. These online offerings are a great compliment to our Student Support and Advocacy Center workshops which can be found here.
Sexual and Interpersonal Violence
Sexual Assault Prevention for Adult Learners: Returning students and other adult learners have different relationships and experiences than traditional-aged students. Sexual Assault Prevention for Adult Learners emphasizes the importance of consent in long-term relationships and teaches adult learners to identify and address common forms of abuse such as financial abuse and child manipulation in personal and professional contexts. Adult learners build confidence to intervene with strategies suited for in-person and online environments. This training should take about 45 minutes.
Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students will equip graduate students with the tools needed to navigate new and complex relationships including how to identify and respond to harassment from a faculty member or advisor, other workplace-based harassment, how to respectfully engage with undergraduate students, and how to respond to student disclosures. This training should take about 45 minutes.
Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates Learners will recognize sexual assault and harassment behavior, identify healthy and unhealthy relationship practices, practice skills to navigate consent-focused conversations, and safely engage in bystander intervention. This training should take about 45 minutes.
Sexual Assault and Prevention for Athletic Staff: Training for athletic administrators to address the NCAA Policy on Campus Sexual Violence. This training should take about 45 minutes.
Sexual Assault and Prevention for Athletes: Student athlete training to address the NCAA Policy on Campus Sexual Violence. This training should take about 45 minutes.
Healthy Relationships: Empower students beyond their first year by strengthening their consent and relationship skills, and their ability to intervene when friends engage in unsafe or unhealthy behavior. Building on students’ developmental experiences, this course prepares them to navigate professional environments using realistic scenarios and increases survivor empathy through understanding the impact of trauma. This training should take about 45 minutes.
AlcoholEdu for College is a 2.5-hour curriculum designed for your entire first-year class. It’s a program specifically created for students, including non-drinkers, light to moderate drinkers, and frequent heavy drinkers. This course offers students a personalized experience based on their drinking choices and readiness to change.
AlcoholEdu Ongoing Education is a 30-minute course designed for returning students. Students begin with a pre-assessment and survey that gauges their drinking behavior. The program helps students explore how to make informed decisions about alcohol and other drugs so that they can reach their academic and personal goals. Building on the AlcoholEdu for College, this course provides additional strategies for bystander intervention.
Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention is a 30-minute that course introduces students to the science of addiction and provides information about the proper use, storage, and disposal of opioids, stimulants, and depressants. It prepares students to identify signs of abuse and addiction and equips learners with tactics for refusal and bystander intervention.