Harassment, Prevention, and Response

Boston University is committed to fostering a safe learning environment for all members of the University community and preventing sexual misconduct. All forms of sexual misconduct, including rape, acquaintance rape, sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, stalking, and sexual harassment are violations of Boston University’s policies, whether they happen on campus or off campus.


  • Step Up Step In BU (SUSIBU)SUSIBU is BU’s primary sexual violence prevention program offered through SARP. This interactive training raises awareness about the prevalence of sexual assault on campus and how BU community members can seek to prevent it. SUSIBU is available to students, faculty, and staff. Registration for a SUSIBU training can be done through Eventbrite or by emailing SARP at sarp@bu.edu.
  • Terriers ConnectThis training program teaches members of the BU community to identify distress, communicate with and support students, and provide accurate information for referrals to the appropriate mental health resources. Email tercon@bu.eduto attend a training or set up a training for your campus group or department.



If you need support or assistance during the reporting process, GWISE recommends contacting SARP. Call SARP 24/7 Crisis Hotline at 617-353-SARP (7277) or message them via PatientConnect.