Action Plan on Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence
If you require assistance, please access the safety programs and resources available to students, staff, and faculty both on- and off-campus.
The University of Toronto has made available online sexual violence education and prevention training to all students, staff and faculty members. Completion is strongly encouraged and constitutes an important step toward creating a campus environment in which all members of the University community can study, work and live free from sexual violence.
For instructions on how to access the online sexual violence education and prevention training module, read the steps below or watch the video.
- Log-in to the Portal by visiting https://portal.utoronto.ca.
- On your Portal page, go to the 'Community' tab on the top right of the page.
- Under Organization Search, enter ‘sexual violence education and prevention'.
- Select 'Go'.
- Locate the training module that best reflects your role at the University. For example, if you are a student, locate 'SVEP-Student' (you may complete more than one module where appropriate).
- Hover your cursor over the name of the training module you want to complete. Select the link and then select ‘Enroll’ in the drop-down menu.
- On the next page, select 'Submit'.
- Select 'OK' on the following page to proceed to the training module.
The Final Report of the Presidential and Provostial Advisory Committee on Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence was released February 2, 2016. Composed of tri-campus representatives from among students, staff, and faculty, the Committee and its three working groups were tasked with establishing a set of recommendations to prevent and respond to sexual violence at the University of Toronto.
On April 6, 2016, President Gertler and Provost Regehr released the Response to the Final Report of the Presidential and Provostial Advisory Committee on Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence. The Response accepts all of the Committee’s recommendations and creates three panels whose expert knowledge will guide the implementation of the recommendations.
Related Documents and Resources
- Principles of the Expert Panel on Education and Prevention of Sexual Violence (June 2017)
- Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment approved by the Governing Council (December 2016)
- Recommendations of the Expert Panel on Sexual Violence Policies (August 2016)
- Update on U of T’s action plan on sexual violence prevention and support (May 2016)
- Expert Panels to Guide the University’s Response to Sexual Violence (May 2016)
- Response to the Final Report of the Presidential and Provostial Advisory Committee on Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence (April 2016)
- Final Report of the Presidential and Provostial Advisory Committee on Prevention and Response to Sexual Violence (February 2016)
- Bill 132, Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (March 2015)
- Provost’s Statement on Prevention and Response to Sexual Violence (December 2014)