Course Description: This course is designed to train participants to serve as volunteers on the university’s confidential, 24-hour hotline. Through the course, students develop knowledge about types of interpersonal violence, develop helping skills such as active listening, and learn about campus and local resources

  • 40 hour training. May take for 3 credits or no credits
  • Offered in the Fall. Occasionally in the summer (not eligible for course credit)
  • Open to all students, staff, faculty and alumni of CSU. Application required
  • Those who complete the course are highly encouraged to serve as a volunteer on the VAT hotline

For more information about please contact Casey Malsam at casey.malsam@colostate.edu. Find the application here

Course Description: This course is an academic course in Women’s Studies that will closely examine interpersonal violence (sexual assault, relationship violence & stalking) in US culture. We will explore the role of identity in the ways that we as a society perpetuate and experience violence, and cover such topics as gender socialization, masculinities, pornography, media representation, rape supportive culture, and more. This course will also provide an opportunity for students to explore the impact that our culture of violence has had on their own lives and relationships.

  • 3 credits, Offered in the Spring semester 
  • Open to all students, preference to 1st and 2nd year students
  • Students who complete the course are invited to apply for a position with our peer education troupe, The Red Whistle Brigade!

For more information about please contact Monica Rivera at monica.rivera@colostate.edu.

Course Description:  This course is an an academic course in Women’s Studies designed to help members of the fraternity and sorority community learn about rape supportive culture, gendered violence, and issues surrounding sexual assault. The course is rooted in personal reflection and an investigation about ways in which the fraternity and sorority community is collusive in and resists the creation and maintenance of a rape supportive culture

  • 3 credits, Offered in the Spring semester 
  • Open only to members of a registered sorority or fraternity at CSU. Application required
  • Students who complete the course eligible to enroll in part II of the course

For more information about please contact Lindsay Sell at Lindsay.sell@colostate.edu.