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Consent Comes First

The Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education

Our Community. Our Responsibility.

Ryerson is committed to fostering a campus where consent comes first. Together we support survivors when they disclose, prevent and address sexual violence. We learn about the issue, contribute to the conversation and are part of the change on campus.

You are not alone. Contact Us.

Phone: 416 979 5000 ext. 3596
Office: KHW 279

What Is Sexual Violence?

Any sexual act or act targeting a person’s sexuality, gender identity or gender expression. The act can be physical or psychological in nature, as long as it is committed, threatened or attempted against a person without the person’s consent.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • sexual assault and/or sexual harassment
  • stalking
  • indecent exposure
  • voyeurism
  • sexual exploitation
  • degrading sexual imagery
  • distribution of sexual images or video of a community member without their consent
  • cyber harassment or cyber stalking of a sexual nature

Learn more in Ryerson's Sexual Violence Policy., opens in new window


If you or someone else is in immediate danger: 

Dial '80' from an internal phone or call 416-979-5040 to contact Ryerson Security.