The DNA is still on you
Participant 1: Yeah, don't wash afterwards.
Participant 2: Yeah, 'cause the DNA is still on you.
Participant 3: Like, if something happened to your friend, you should ask if they showered. [...]
Participant 1: If you haven't showered and she wants to go forward with [an investigation], then, you know, it's like, "Okay, we have to take you to the hospital."
Promote SANE nurses as supporters for victims/survivors. Ideally, this would happen in the context of a formal partnership with SANE nurses, which includes 24/7 availability of SANE nurse services on campus.
Emphasize the victim's right to decide whether they would like to report the incident after they have disclosed it to the university. Ensure the victim is aware of the formal and informal routes for reporting, including the option of reporting to the police. Clearly communicate any limits to confidentiality.
Provide students with information about what can serve as evidence of sexual assault for the purposes of a university investigation. This information should appear in the policy itself and in educational materials about the policy.