Step UP! – A Bystander Intervention Program

Step UP! Oglethorpe educates students about how to be proactive in helping others in areas such as sexual violence prevention, alcohol/drug abuse deterrence, anti-bias dialogue and more.


The goals of Step UP! are to:

  1. Raise awareness of helping behaviors
  2. Increase motivation to help
  3. Develop skills and confidence when responding to problems or concerns
  4. Ensure the safety and well-being of self and others

The program is led by student advocates who are passionate about teaching their peers how to be leaders in these types of social situations.


Contact: Natasha Byrd, DPT
Associate Director of Residence Life
[email protected] | 404-504-1840