Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center

Our Vision & Philosophy

SAPAC promotes social change and activism on two levels: through the professional services we provide to the University of Michigan community, and through student leadership development wherein students help students as peers.  We believe that women and men must work together to eradicate sexual assault, stalking, sexual harassment, and intimate partner violence and that this necessitates activism in many areas, including education, advocacy, crisis-intervention, safety-building, bystander intervention, and policy development. 



SAPAC Workshop & Information Table Requests

Upon request, SAPAC provides educational programs on sexual violence issues and systems of oppression as they relate to sexual violence for the entire University community: students, staff, and faculty. Programs can be facilitated by SAPAC Peer Educator (PE) or Bystander Intervention & Community Engagement (BICE) student volunteers or professional staff. Training programs for faculty and staff and departments can be designed to fit program needs.

SAPAC Hand in Heart Logo

Peer Educators Fall 2015

This semester was an exciting one for SAPAC’s Peer Education program! We had a landmark fifth year of Relationship Remix, the healthy relationships workshop for first year students done in collaboration with Sexperteam and U-M Housing. Overall, the program reached 88% of all on-campus freshman! That’s a 9% increase from last year!

A graphic with the SAPAC logo of a heart inside a hand with the words: "I Love Consent"

Bystander Intervention and Community Engagement (BICE) and the Ohio State Tailgate

On the chilly morning of the Ohio State game on November 28th, the SAPAC Bystander Intervention and Community Engagement (BICE) program partnered with Beyond the Diag to have a table outside of the Ginsberg Center. We gave out free bagels, water, hot chocolate, No Shave November goodies, and encouraged passersby to have a dialogue about consent. Regardless of the ways you do--or do not--grow body hair, No Shave November for Consent is an opportunity for you to talk to others in your community about consent, opening conversations that will help us all build healthier relationships.

An image featuring a shaving razor, about No Shave November

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Our office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

24-hour Crisis Line:
(734) 936-3333

Office Phone:
(734) 764-7771

Address:

Michigan Union, 530 S. State St.
Room 1551
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1308

Fax:
734-764-7755

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