| Life at WSU | Title IX | Sexual Assault Information
Sexual assault is any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient, including forced sexual intercourse, fondling, and attempted rape. Worcester State University does not tolerate sexual assault in any form and is committed to educating members of our campus community about issues related to sexual assault, to engaging proactive preventative measures, and to providing ongoing confidential support services for survivors of sexual assault no matter where or when the assault occurred. Download the BHE Diversity and Sexual Violence Plan.
Survivors of sexual assaults may experience some of the following:
Survivors have a variety of reactions that might surface at different times following the assault—days, weeks, or months later. Counseling can help survivors address these needs at any time.