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Sexual Violence Prevention Tool Kit

The NCAA Sport Science Institute, in partnership with the NCAA Office of Inclusion, engaged leading higher education organizations across the country to develop the publication Sexual Violence Prevention: An Athletics Tool Kit for a Healthy and Safe Culture.

The tool kit, framed by?A Call to Action?for NCAA member schools to address sexual violence prevention on their campuses, provides resource-independent tools for athletics administrators in their efforts to create campus communities free of violence and safe places for students to learn and thrive.

Included below is information on the five core commitments essential for culture change, and identified in the tool kit as well as downloadable resources for athletics departments and university partners to use in support of their sexual violence prevention efforts.”


Sexual violence prevention must be a priority for athletics directors and college presidents.

Leadership Checklist

Leadership Implementation Tools

Protocol for Athletics Departments Response

Strategic Action Plan Worksheet

Compliance and Accountability

Colleges and universities must comply with federal laws, campus policies and NCAA rules – and are accountable for prevention.

Compliance Checklist

Sample Student-Host Instructions

Sample Campus Visits and Recruiting Policies

Clery Act/Title IX Compliance Chart Worksheet

Clery Act, Title II, Title IX Resources

Endorsing Organizations

The following organizations have endorsed this resource as a comprehensive approach for athletics departments to effectively address sexual violence prevention and to promote collaboration with campus colleagues to reduce sexual violence and promote a healthy and safe campus culture:

Higher Ed Associations
  • ACHA – American College Health Association
  • APLU – Association of Public and Land Grant Universities
  • ACUHO-I – Association of College and University Housing Officers - International
  • ASCA- Association of Student Conduct Administrators
  • AUCCCD -- Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors
  • ACPA—American College Personnel Association
  • FARA– Faculty Athletics Representative Association
  • NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
  • NIRSA – National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association
  • NASWIS – National Association of Social Workers in Sport
  • NATA- National Athletic Trainers Association
  • IACLEA – International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
NCAA Committees
  • CSEC – Committee on Sportsmanship and Ethical Conduct
  • CWA – Committee on Women’s Athletics
  • MOIC – Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee
  • CSMAS – Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports
  • SAAC – Student-Athlete Advisory Committees (Divisions I, II, and III)
Additional Endorsements
  • It’s On US
  • Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness – UNC Greensboro
  • The Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Education – University of Virginia