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Violence Prevention

Violence Prevention Programs & Information

First-Year Students

All incoming undergraduate and transfer students are required to complete a two-part violence prevention program.

Part 1: U Got This! (online)

Part 2: GetWIse (in-person)

Graduate & Professional Students

All new graduate and professional students are required to complete the online program Preventing Sexual Violence for Graduate and Professional Students.

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff at UW–Madison have an important role in helping to foster a safe and supportive campus. Learn more.

ActWIse: Bystander Intervention

ActWIse is UW–Madison’s sexual and relationship violence bystander intervention program. ActWIse workshops are required for new fraternity and sorority members and are available to other student, staff, and faculty groups by request.  Learn more.

Meet the Violence Prevention Staff

Alex Nelson

Violence Prevention Specialist

Chynna Lewis

Violence Prevention Specialist - Graduate and Professional Student Focus

Katka Showers-Curtis

Violence Prevention Project Assistant

Molly Zemke

Violence Prevention Manager

Nola Pastor

Violence Prevention Specialist

Nona Gronert

Violence Prevention Project Assistant