The Red Zone is the period of time between the beginning of the fall semester and Thanksgiving. Why is it called the Red Zone? Because there are more sexual assaults on U.S. college campuses during this time than at any other time during the school year. Freshmen women are especially vulnerable to sexual assault during this time.
This is due to several reasons, including:
Remember, if you need support with making friends, getting adjusted to college life or tips on how to have fun safely, there are resources on campus here to help you.