Two in three freshmen have not taken Haven, a “mandatory” sexual assault prevention course

North Texas Daily - One of the many requirements for every new student who comes to UNT is to complete the university’s sexual assault prevention course. The course is supposedly mandatory — but there are no consequences for not completing it.

Some other Texas universities have penalties in place for students who leave such courses incomplete, such as the University of Texas at Austin, which places a hold on grades so those who have not completed the course cannot view their final grades for the semester.

McGuinness said she is in favor of the method of placing a hold on viewing semester grades, similar to the UT system and Texas Tech University. As for barriers to instituting such a hold, McGuinness said there are none other than administrative approval.

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