Campus Safety Week

Campus Safety Week is All About You at Your Best, with a Focus on Peace, Respect, Community!

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During a week full of programs and activities, you will learn:

  • How to seek calm and reduce stress
  • How to build an inclusive community across diverse identities
  • How to engage in safe sex, including how to talk about what you want and what you don’t want
  • How to party safely
  • How to help your friends be safe, when they need your assistance
  • How to build workplaces on a foundation of trust and respect
  • How to talk meaningfully about race
  • And much, much more!


Programs and Activities

Friday, March 3, 2017

Picnic with the Police

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Location: PAC C/D
Questions and answers with the campus police.
Sponsored by the Diversity Center and UIS Police Department.

Red Cross CPR & AED Certifications

12:30 – 4:30 p.m. Location: TBD
Register by emailing by March 1st. Get certified in Adult and Infant CPR and AED for free for your summer job and it is a good thing to know.
Sponsored by Red Cross Club and Campus Recreation.

TGIF • BINGO: Safe Sex and Healthy Relationships

2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Location: Women’s Center, SAB 35
Learn about safe sex and healthy relationships.
Sponsored by the Women’s Center and College Democrats.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Dealing with Disgruntled People

Noon – 1:00 p.m. Location: PAC G
Sponsored by the Counseling Center.

Do You See What I See?

6:00 – 6:45 p.m. Location: LRH Great Room
Learn about the negative effects of marijuana.
Sponsored by the Counseling Center and Residence Life.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Power of Healing Sound

Noon, Location: SLB 15
Presented by Teri Freesmeyer, Springfield Metaphysician & Intuitive Healer.
Sponsored by the Women’s Center & Tara Meditation Club.

Soup and Conversation: Understanding the Law

Noon – 1:00 p.m. Location: Diversity Center
Meet with attorneys from the Illinois Innocence Project.
Sponsored by the Diversity Center.

ECCE “The U.S. Immigrant Population: Myths vs. Facts”

4:00 p.m. Location: Brookens Auditorium
Sponsored by ECCE, the Diversity Center and Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc.

“Connect with Consent!” Safely getting to yes – or no – in intimate consensual encounters; for all genders

11:00 a.m. – Noon, Location: TBA
Sponsored by Access and Equal Opportunity and Title IX Office.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Child Car Seat Inspection

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location: circle drive at TRAC
Sponsored by UIS Police Department, the Secretary of State’s Office and Cox Children’s Center.

Avoid Scams Workshop: DON’T GET SCAMMED!

Noon – 1:00 p.m. Location: PAC C/D
A presentation on Identity Theft and steps you can take to protect your identity. The presenter will also talk about past telephone scams that targeted International Students on our campus.
Sponsored by UIS Campus Police, ITS and International Student Services.

Spring Break Resource Fair

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Location: PAC Food Emporium
Campus Safety Resource Fair – Spring Break Luau. The following attractions will be available: Health Service, Title IX Training Information, Disability Services, Social Media Safety and Awareness, Bike Safety, Food Safety, Counseling Center, Campus Safety, free samples, photo booth, and various other community vendors.
Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs.

ECCE “Does Leadership Have a Gender?” Samantha Drew Gordon

6:00 p.m. Location: Brookens Auditorium
Sponsored by the Women’s Center and ECCE.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

NCBI Leadership for Equity & Inclusion Workshop

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Location: PAC C/D
To register please go to:
Sponsored by the Chancellor, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, SGA, and ROAD (Senate Committee on Diversity, Equal Rights, Opportunity & Access).

Safe Spring Break

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location: PAC Food Emporium
Sponsored by the Counseling Center.

Suicide Prevention: Develop Skills to Make a Difference

Noon – 1:00 p.m. Location: PAC G
Sponsored by the Counseling Center.

Smash or Pass?

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Location: LRH
A live-action reenactment of a student’s decision to drive while under the influence of alcohol and the impact it would have on them and others involved.
Sponsored by Residence Life.

“A Woman’s Worth Around the Earth,” Women’s History Month Program

4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Location: PAC G
A faculty and staff panel discussion exploring the status of women and women’s rights in the U.S. and around the world.
Sponsored by Access and Equal Opportunity.