WatchDawgs - Bystander Intervention

What is a WatchDawg?

  • Looks out for fellow friends and dawgs
  • Recognizes and prevents potentially risky situations
  • Finds realistic ways to intervene

How can you become an active WatchDawg?

  • Attend the FREE WatchDawg Program
  • Learn the skills and receive a WatchDawgs t-shirt
  • Bring your friends

You never know when the next person who needs help will be you!


Tips to be a WatchDawg

  • Watch out for your friends and fellow Dawgs! If you see someone who looks like they need help, step up and do something!
  • Have a safety plan in place and use the buddy system with friends.
  • Confront friends who make excuses for inappropriate behavior. Even small things such as comments, jokes, media, or music lyrics promote a culture of violence and disrespect. Sometimes all it takes is a look!
  • Know the signs of alcohol poisoning.

Spring Semester 2020—no reservations needed!

• Mon, Jan 13, 2:30 - 3:30pm, Tate 141
• Wed, Jan 15, 6:00 - 7:00pm, Tate 141
• Tue, Jan 21, 2:30 - 3:30pm, Tate 141
• Thu, Jan 23, 2:30 - 3:30pm, Tate 141
• Tue, Feb 4, 3:30 - 4:30pm, Tate 141
• Tue, Feb 18, 6:30 - 7:30pm, Tate 142
• Tue, Mar 3, 3:30 - 4:30pm, Tate 141
• Tue, Mar 17, 6:30 - 7:30pm, Tate 142
• Tue, Apr 7, 3:30 - 4:30pm, Tate 141
• Tue, Apr 21, 6:30 - 7:30pm, Tate 142


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Would you know what to do? Become a WatchDawg and learn the skills to help!


“I was walking home with friends from downtown and saw someone passed out. I considered helping but realized I had no idea what to do.” - K.T., 1st year


“We were at the house and heard two people yelling next door. We didn’t know if we should go knock on the door or call the cops.” - R.R., 3rd year