Sexual Assault Prevention Classes for Women

The Northeastern University Police Department is dedicated to teaching women defensive concepts and techniques against various types of assaults by utilizing easy, effective and proven hands-on, self-defense tactics. All instructors are trained and certified.

Rape Aggression Self-Defense System (RAD) is a comprehensive program designed to teach women how to avoid being raped and to defend themselves against an attack.

Rape Aggression Self-Defense System (RAD)

All RAD classes are open to the general Northeastern University community ( including students, staff and alumni) and offered at least once each semester. Registration for the class is granted on a first come first serve basis. Please be advised that you must personally come in to the Public Safety Division Headquarters located at 716 Columbus Avenue, Suite 100, between the hours of 8:30AM and 4:30PM, Monday through Friday, in order to register for the course which consists of three, four-hour sessions held once a week.

Class size: Limited to 12

Fee: $10.00 (payable to Northeastern University by check, money order, or N.U. Husky ID card in advance).

For more information, please call (617) 373-2697 or check back frequently for an updated class schedule.

  • Classes are open to all women affiliated with Northeastern University on a first come first serve basis.
  • Participants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Special classes can be scheduled for groups.

Classes fill up quickly, so register today!


Wednesday, February 26 2014, 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Tuesday, March 04, 2014,  5:00PM - 9:00PM
Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 5:00PM - 9:00PM

Please Note: You must attend ALL three class dates.