Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is an annual opportunity to further efforts to prevent and address sexual violence, center the needs and experiences of survivors, and to promote the health and wellbeing of Illinois students. 

During SAAM and all year round, the WRC is committed to providing programing and confidential advising for members of our campus community.  To make an appointment with a confidential advisor, please email or call 217-333-3137. For confidential support outside of our hours (9am-5pm, Monday-Friday), please contact RACES’ 24/hour hotline at 217-384-4444.


Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2023

Visit to see this year's calendar of events. 

Co-sponsors: Women's Resources Center, City of Champaign, The Counseling Center, McKinley Sexual Health Peers, It's On Us UIUC, International Education


April 2 - Illinois Stalking Prevention and Response Summit, 10 am - 3:30 pm, Siebel Center for Design (Registration required)

April 4 - Wear Teal Day / SAAM Day of Action, ALL DAY

  • Stop by the Quad from 4-6 pm to learn more about SAAM activities in April and pick up some cool swag!

April 4 - Survivor Strategies: Exploring Avenues of Justice with Guest Speaker Dr. Symone Johnson, 6:30  - 8pm, WRC

April 5 - Step Into Your Power: Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault, 5:30 - 6:30, WRC

April 5 - Love Letters to Survivors, 7 pm, WRC

April 6 - Art for Awareness, 5 - 7 pm, SDRP Room 2003

April 7 - Crafternoon: Mirror Affirmations, 2 - 4 pm, WRC

April 11 - STRIVE to Support Survivors Workshop, 5:30 - 7 pm, Asian American Cultural Center

April 12 - iCARE Bystander Internvention Training, 5 pm, Siebel Center for Design Room 1002

April 14 - Crafternoon: Pot Painting and Succulents, 2 - 4 pm, WRC

April 15 - Mom’s Weekend Open House, 1 - 3 pm, WRC

April 17 - Movie Night: The Mask You Live In. 6 PM, SDRP Room 2050

April 18 - Finding and Sharing Your Voice: A Storytelling Workshop, 6:30pm, WRC (Please note: this event was originally scheduled for 4/13)

April 19 - Sexual Citizenship Workshop, 4 - 6 pm, Illini Union, Room 314B

April 19 - GEL: Consent Across Cultures, 5:30 - 7, AACC

April 20 - Take Back the Night, 6 - 9 pm, Lincoln Square Mall

April 21 - Crafternoon: Denim Decorating, 2 - 4 pm, WRC

April 25 - Reproductive Justice and Gender-Based Violence, 7 - 9 pm, TBD

April 26 - Denim Day of Action, ALL DAY

  • Stop by the Quad from 4-6 pm to learn more about SAAM activities in April and pick up some cool swag!

April 26 - Pleasurable Sex and Joyful Communication, 7 pm, TBD

April 27 - Survivor Strategies: Coming Together as a Community, 6:30 - 8 pm, WRC

April 28 - Crafternoon: Empowerment Collages, 2 - 4 pm, WRC

Stay tuned for more information on these additional activities:
UIUC Campus Take Back the Night (April 22), The Mask You Live In Film Screening & Discussion

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2022

This April, we’re inviting students, staff, and faculty to explore the ways in which sexual assault shows up on college campuses for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).



See past Sexual Assault Awareness Month calendars >