• Have you ever been concerned about a situation and wanted to help... but didn't?

    You're Not Alone

    This situation is more common than you might think, and is known as the bystander effect. That's why we created the Step UP! Bystander Intervention Program.

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  • Step UP! is a comprehensive bystander intervention program...

    That Teaches You

    Five decision-making steps • Strategies for effective helping • S.E.E. model: Safe, Early, Effective • Warning signs, action steps, and resources

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  • Easy to access resources for facilitators and students.

    Make a Difference

    Step UP! is used by athletics, Greek life, student affairs, campus health, violence prevention centers, residence life and many others.

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Strategies for Helping

Strategies for Helping

View tips for emergency / non-emergency situations and intervention styles.

2010 Gold Award Winner

2010 Gold Award Winner

Step UP! wins highest annual award from national student affairs organization.

Be Kind. Step Up!

Be Kind. Step Up!

Step UP! and Ben's Bells Project partner to educate and inspire intentional kindness.