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The safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors is of highest priority at the University of Minnesota. A multi-pronged, collaborative effort is in place to promote on-campus safety, while working with our Minneapolis and other community partners to ensure proper resources are dedicated to making off-campus neighborhoods safe. Read more about the U's ongoing safety initiatives.
Self Defense/Personal Safety Workshops
The University is providing FREE self-defense/personal safety workshops for students, faculty and staff this fall. See the schedule.
Administrative Policy: Sexual Assault, Stalking and Relationship Violence
The University strives to assure the safety and respect the dignity of every student. Sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence and stalking are prohibited at the University. An update to the Sexual Assault, Stalking and Relationship Violence policy defines affirmative consent as "informed, freely and affirmatively communicated willingness to participate in sexual activity that is expressed by clear and unambiguous words or actions."
If you would like to read more about sexual assault and affirmative consent, click here.