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Red Zone

What Is the Red Zone?

The Red Zone is a term used to describe a time period in the fall semester when students are statistically more at risk for sexual assault. You are in the Red Zone, which lasts from the start of school until Thanksgiving break.


Know the Facts

• 75 to 80 percent of sexual assaults are committed by an acquaintance/non-stranger, classmate, or friend. (Krebs, et al., 2007)
• 23 percent of female undergraduates experience nonconsensual penetration or sexual touching. (Cantor et al., 2017)


Know your Policy on Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence, Stalking, and Retaliation

Read the policy and learn more at


Pledge to Speak UP!




Pledge to Speak UP! by signing the Red Zone and get a “does not mean yes” shirt. Red Zone Pop-Up Installations will be around campus the following dates. Each event day we will be at a different location. Follow us @VolsHelpVols to find out where we will be!

  • August 20, Monday – 11 am
  • August 27, Monday – 12 pm
  • September 10, Monday – 1 pm
  • September 17, Monday – 11 am
  • September 24, Monday – 12 pm


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