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 Sexual Assault and Violence Education (S.A.V.E.)

The SAVE task force is charged with increasing the level of awareness of sexual violence and providing programs that inform members of the campus community about sexual assault, risk factors and risk reduction measures. SAVE invites all members of the University to be proactive in working to end sexual violence. 

For more information about the about the federal guidelines and resources for sexual violence, visit  For more information on Columbus State University's compliance, please see attached Office of Civil Rights Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence. Or contact:

Title IX Coordinator:   Laurie Jones, Director of Human Resources, Richards Hall 228, Ph. 706-507-8920       
Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Aaron Reese, Asst. VP of Student Affairs and  Dean of Students, Schuster Student Success Center 216, Ph. 706-507-8730 
Deputy Title IX Coordinator:   Annette Brown, HR Administration and Benefits Manager, Richards Hall 228,  Ph. 706-507-8920 

It's On Us: Sexual Assault

It’s on us, all of us, to stop sexual assault. Learn what you can do and take the pledge to be part of the solution at

What Should I Do?

In cooperation with University System of Georgia (USG) policy and as part of Columbus State University's comprehensive health and safety program, beginning Fall semester 2015, Columbus State will require all incoming students to complete an online sexual violence prevention and alcohol education program. The USG and Columbus State University's goals are to increase each student's knowledge of sexual violence, decrease harmful behaviors, and provide information to assist in making quality life choices.

The Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SAVE) Act requires all colleges and universities to address sexual violence. Institutions of higher education must provide educational programming for all incoming students on the issues of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. To comply with this federal mandate, Columbus State University has partnered with EverFi, whose mission is to help students address critical skills such as alcohol abuse prevention and sexual violence awareness in institutions of higher education. With this partnership, we will be requiring all students to take the online class called Haven: Understanding Sexual Assault program which addresses the critical issues of sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking. Everfi Directions



Fall 2016

October- A Healthy CSU 


September- Bystander Intervention Month- Poster Campaign

RAINN Day- Thursday, September 22, 2016   Davidson Lounge 12-2


Past Task Force Events

Spring 2016

Sexual Responsibility Week

Event Descriptions:

What is your Intimacy Timeline: is an interactive informational  game for students to explain when safe physical acts should occur in healthy relationships

T he Cookie: is an interactive and educational activity about sex and relationships using different flavors of cookies to represent different decisions. 

A day of Valentines: BACCHUS will be playing a energetic interactive emergency sex bag game. Students will be given a scenarios to pack the bag according to.

Sexversations: is a card game where questions about sex and sexuality and making smart and informed decisions are discussed. It is an open forum for all to attend.





Paula Walker: Committee Chair, Associate Professor Health, Phys. Ed. & Exercise Science,
Dana Larkin: Student Affairs, Assistant Dean of Students
Kyle A. Bair: Sexual Assault Support Center Inc., Executive Director
Dawn Bates: Counseling Center, Outreach Coordinator Coordinator
Brian Mossing: Residence Life Coordinator
Tess Taylor: University Police, Sergeant
Rebecca Tew: Student Health Center, Director
Aireal Williams: Student Member, BACCHUS Peer Health Educator
Dorinda Dowis, Faculty, Criminal Justice
Johniqua Williams, Student Development Specialist for Diversity Services

For more information on the S.A.V.E. Task Force, please contact Dana Larkin, Assistant Dean of Students at: or 706-507-8333


Important Phone Numbers

University Police

Sexual Assault Support Center

Counseling Center

Student Health Clinic

Student Affairs

On-Campus Resources

Off-Campus Resources

Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Support Center

Russell County Rape Crisis Response:

  • 334-297-4484

Domestic Violence

Battered Women/Domestic Violence Hotline:

  • 1-800-334-2836

Columbus Alliance for Battered Women: 706-324-3850

Russell County Shelter for Battered Women Hotline:

  • 334-297-4401