The Department of Public Safety offers Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) classes every semester. R.A.D. is the nation's largest self-defense course for women only. The R.A.D. approach to personal safety education embodies a practical blend of threat avoidance strategies and real-world assault resistance for women. To learn when courses are available or for more information, visit the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety website or email Courses may be provided to groups of 10 or more upon request.