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Latin American Female

Situations keep happening

Well, I have two things to say. One is that we all came to the conclusion that it is important for the policy to be visible, not only for new students but old students, faculty, staff etc., mostly because I feel like one fight that has been occurring forever is that victims don’t come forward; they don’t report. So, situations keep happening, not only to them but also to other students or members of the community. The other thing is, I feel like, maybe a good way to share the policy is including it in welcome week events that SMUSA does. I feel like it would never be too much of sharing the policy. I mean, in every single SMUSA event or SMU event where there’s like, I don’t know, a flyer, or a poster that says, "here’s the policy," just like a basic "scroll through this" is what you have to do, right? This is whom you should reach if this happens to you.


  • Ensure the policy is prominently situated and easy to locate on the university website.

  • Use multiple formats to deliver accessible education about the SV/SA policy during orientation and at least once per semester