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The Women’s Self Defense Course (R A D – Rape, Aggression, Defense) will be offered by the University of Baltimore Police Department in 60 minute sessions (13 sessions total). This is a dynamic no-nonsense, practical and empowering course for women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Enrollment is open to all UB female faculty, staff and students. Class size is limited to 20 persons. There will be a $15.00 cost to cover the comprehensive reference manual. For any non-affiliated UB females registering, the RAD course will be $55.00 and you must be a member of the UB Gym ($15.00 cost to cover the comprehensive reference manual + $40.00 course fee). Attendance of all sessions is strongly encouraged and a certificate of completion will be issued upon successful completion of the course.


All classes are held in the AC Gym - Plyometrics Room.  For Fall 2015, we are offering two different sessions (A & B). It is suggested that you wear comfortable (gym type) clothes and shoes for each session.

SESSION "A" will be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30pm - 1:30pm starting on 9/21/15.  Session may be extended due to inclement weather.

Monday 9/21/15             Wednesday     10/14/15
Wednesday     9/23/15   Monday 10/19/15
Monday 9/28/15   Wednesday 10/21/15
Wednesday 9/30/15   Monday 10/26/15
Monday 10/5/15   Wednesday 10/28/15
Wednesday 10/7/15   Monday 11/2/15
Monday 10/12/15      


SESSION "B" will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00pm - 5:00pm starting on 9/22/15.  Session may be extended due to inclement weather.

Tuesday 9/22/15                Thursday      10/15/15
Thursday     9/24/15   Tuesday 10/20/15
Tuesday 9/29/15   Thursday 10/22/15
Thursday 10/1/15   Tuesday 10/27/15
Tuesday 10/6/15   Thursday 10/29/15
Thursday 10/8/15   Tuesday 11/3/15
Tuesday 10/13/15      


For more information and to sign up, please contact Sergeant Russell Kemp at (410)837-5584 or Nicole Svehla at (410)837-5529 or send us an email at

*** Note: A minimum of 8 persons is required for the course to commence.

Last Published 10/2/15