Campus Notes

Rape Aggression Defense Training
        The UCSB Police Department is offering The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) System, a nationally-recognized, 12-hour sexual assault awareness and prevention program for women throughout the campus community.
        The interactive program focuses on awareness and education, while a certified instructor teaches self-defense techniques.
        RAD will be offered on Tuesday, Nov. 19 in the Environmental Health & Safety Building; and on Wednesday, Nov. 20 and Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 25 and 26, at Loma Pelona Center. The course runs from 5 to 8 p.m. on all four days.
        For information or to register, go to http://www.police.ucsb.edu/crime-prevention/rape-aggression-defense-program. Questions can be directed to Officer Dawn Arviso at x3446 or dawn.arviso@police.ucsb.edu.
        
Annual Notification of UCSB Substance Abuse Policy
        The complete text of the UCSB Substance Abuse Policy and Implementing Guidelines, including the definition of substances, health risks, counseling services, special requirements for employees involved with federal grants or contracts and legal sanctions for illegal substance use can be found at http://www.policy.ucsb.edu/policies/policy-docs/substance-abuse.pdf.
        For information on alcohol and other drug prevention programs, employees may call the Academic Staff Assistance Program at ext. 3318.
Clery Campus Security Report Online
        The Clery Act Campus Security Report is now available online at http://www.sa.ucsb.edu/policies/CleryAct. The annual report includes statistics for the past three years on reported crimes that occurred on campus, in off-campus buildings, on property owned or controlled by the university and on public property adjacent to the campus. The report also includes campus policies concerning campus security, such as those related to alcohol and other drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, victims' assistance programs, student discipline, and campus resources.
        Hard copies of the report can be requested by calling the Office of Student Life at ext. 7884.
Higher Education Opportunity Act Notifications Now Available
        The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008 requires post-secondary institutions participating in federal student aid programs to make certain disclosures to students and the campus community about policies and procedures related to academic programs, including costs, financial aid, safety and security.
        UCSB's HEOA disclosures and other required notifications can be found at http://www.sa.ucsb.edu/policies/UCSB_HEOA.aspx.
Office of Admissions to Host Workshop for Faculty and Staff Families
        As a special service to all faculty and staff families who have a high school senior interested in applying to the University of California for the fall 2014 term, the Office of Admissions will present a UC Application Workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 29.      This workshop guide parents and students through the fall 2014 online application, and counselors will be available to answer any questions. They also will provide tips for writing the personal statement.
        The ?90-minute workshop? will? begin at? 6 p.m. in the Visitor Center (1102 SAASB).? RSVP's are requested by e-mailing Kristy Reyes at kristi.reyes@sa.ucsb.edu.
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