UConn Releases Annual Safety Reports Thursday, September 27th, 2018
UConn is releasing two reports this week that detail its response to reports of criminal activity, sexual violence, and other issues it monitors to ensure the safety of its campus communities. UConn Today Story: UConn Releases Annual Safety Reports
Upcoming Events to Commemorate National Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
UConn’s Violence Against Women Prevention Program (VAWPP) will be hosting a variety of events in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month which is nationally recognized in April, according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.
Title IX Update From President Herbst Thursday, September 28th, 2017
Official Announcement from the President on September 25, 2017 To the UConn Community, I write with two updates. On Friday, the U.S. Department of Education rescinded prior guidance and published new guidance regarding how universities should address sexual violence under Title IX. After reviewing these guidance documents closely, I want students, faculty, and staff to know […]
UConn Statement on Potential Federal Overhaul to Title IX Friday, September 8th, 2017
A statement from Elizabeth Conklin, Title IX Coordinator was issued regarding the U.S. Department of Education announcement on September 7 that it will be holding a public comment period before issuing new regulations and/or guidance concerning how colleges and universities should address sexual harassment and sexual violence under Title IX.
Protections for Transgender Students & Employees Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Protections and Resources for Transgender Students and Employees at UConn As many of you are aware, on Wednesday, the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice rescinded guidance documents that provided certain protections for transgender students, including the right to use restrooms that match the gender with which they identify. We want the university community to […]
New University Lactation Policy Thursday, January 5th, 2017
The University recently adopted a Lactation Policy made effective on 12/20/2016. This new policy reinforces the University’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for employees and students who are breastfeeding. The policy enables employees and students to express milk in a private place, have reasonable break time and a location within five minutes of their […]