Prevention

See Something, Say Something, Do Something

Ducks Do Something

On our campus, we take care of each other and are committed to creating a community where every Duck’s experiences—including the parts that are more challenging—are welcome and included in promoting and maintaining healthy development.

We are dedicated to creating a campus culture that is actively engaged in addressing issues related to drug misuse and abuse, all forms of sexualized violence, and physical or psychological harm to ourselves or others. We rely on strong theory, evidence-based practices, and innovative, culturally relevant programming to enhance responsibility and critical consciousness. Our efforts are focused on providing students with education, skills, and resources to help them have an exceptional experience at the UO.

 

 

UO Experiential Prevention Initiatives

We produce award-winning intervention programs that educate and build awareness around the complex issues of sexual and dating violence and diversity and inclusion at the UO.

Men’s Resource Center

We envision a community in which all students—especially those who identify as men—are well-equipped to understand and care for their whole selves, as well as the needs of others.

Substance Abuse Prevention Education

We provide tools to help students develop a healthy relationship with alcohol and other drugs, disrupt stigma surrounding substance abuse and mental health, and support students navigating recovery.

Sexual Violence Prevention Education

We aim to create a safer campus community that empowers all Ducks to engage in healthy behaviors, interrupt interpersonal violence, and support the experiences of students who have been harmed.

Undergraduate Student Prevention Requirements

The University of Oregon is deeply committed to your health and well-being, your academic success, and engaging you in a learning experience that creates a healthier campus community. A student’s ability to learn is enhanced when they are a member of a safe and healthy community. 

As part of the UO’s comprehensive approach to prevention education, it is required that all new incoming undergraduate students do the following:

Being impacted by behaviors of students who misuse and abuse substances or are involved in some form of sexual misconduct can all be significant barriers to academic success. Our goal is to reduce the negative consequences of substance misuse and abuse, reduce incidents of unwanted sexual behavior, and increase student coping.

First-Year Students

All incoming first-year students are required to complete Get Explicit 101 and the Online Prevention Course during their first term.

Transfer Students

Transfer students will attend Get Explicit 101 during their IntroDUCKtion Orientation session. They are required to complete the Online Prevention Course during their first term.

Nontraditional and Students in Recovery

We have an alternative to the Online Prevention Course for students who identify with at least one of the following: 25 years old or older, work 40 hours per week, are a parent/caregiver, or in alcohol and other drug recovery. Email prevention@uoregon.edu to learn more. Get Explicit 101 is also required.


Events

Feb 8
Housing Fair 11:00 a.m.

Need help finding housing for next year? Stop by the Housing Fair to: Learn about housing options and connect with UO and off-campus housing representatives Learn about...
Housing Fair
February 8
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom

Need help finding housing for next year? Stop by the Housing Fair to:

Learn about housing options and connect with UO and off-campus housing representatives Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant Meet organizations that can support you Enter a drawing for amazing prizes!

You can also search for quality housing and UO student roommates at any time on UO's official housing search website: https://offcampushousing.uoregon.edu/

Apr 27
Take Back The Night 6:00 p.m.

SAVE THE DATE!  Please join the UO Women’s Center for “Take Back the Night 2023: A Rally, March and Speak Out Against Sexual and Domestic Violence.” Take...
Take Back The Night
April 28–24
6:00–10:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Amphitheater

SAVE THE DATE!  Please join the UO Women’s Center for “Take Back the Night 2023: A Rally, March and Speak Out Against Sexual and Domestic Violence.”

Take Back the Night is a yearly international protest aimed at raising awareness about the realities of sexual and domestic violence on campus and in the community, both for survivors of sexual and domestic violence and those who want to support and bear witness in solidarity.

We will gather for a rally at 6:00 p.m., then march through the streets of Eugene, returning to Southwest Campus Green behind the Knight Library for an informal Speak Out.

For more information please contact Women’s Center Sexual Violence Prevention and Educator Coordinator, Maggie Bertrand, SVPEWC@gmail.com, or Women’s Center Director, Fatima Roohi Pervaiz, at fpervaiz@uoregon.edu.

Rituparna Roy
Interim Director, Prevention Services

Abigail Leeder
Director, Experiential Education and Prevention Initiatives

Alexis Drakatos
Assistant Director, Substance Misuse and Prevention

Samm Martin
Interim Coordinator, Sexual Violence Prevention and Education

Arian Mobasser, PhD
Coordinator, Men's Resource Center

Brad Rondeau
Coordinator, Collegiate Recovery Center

Jimmy Howard, PhD
Associate Dean of Students