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There are several training sessions aimed at students, faculty, and staff. Customized programming is available as the content, focus, and sophistication vary with the audience. Please call 453-4807.

Sexual Harassment Policy Training: This training can be customized to the audience: staff, students, faculty, administrators, etc. The concentration is on definitions of sexual harassment (what it is, quid pro quo, and hostile environment) along with a detailing of campus policy and procedures.

Discrimination Policy & Procedures Training:  This training focuses on the legalities of discrimination, including the definitions of discrimination, protected status, and the elements required to support a claim of discrimination.

Disability & Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Training:  This training focuses on the rights and responsibilities of the campus community in regards to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Step Up Training: This training is offered to all students and provides students with information on how to be productive and effective bystanders in emergency and non-emergency situations.  This training is recommended but not required.

Consent & Respect Training:  This training replaces Haven training.  Consent & Respect training is REQUIRED for all students effective Fall 2016.  This training is available online only.

Title IX/VAWA/PSVHEA Compliance Training: This training is given to all employees and provides employees with information in regards to their responsibilities under Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act, and the Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act. This training is REQUIRED for all employees, including undergraduate and graduate assistants, student employees, faculty, A/P, civil service and extra help employees. 

“Preventing Discrimination and Sexual Violence: Title IX, VAWA, and Clery Act for Illinois Faculty and Staff” is a required online course designed to help you understand your responsibilities for contributing to campus safety as a university employee.

The course can be taken on any computer with Internet access. To access the course, please click on the link provided in the email message sent from Workplace Answers. The training program works best with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Contact the Office of Equity and Compliance at with any difficulties accessing the training program.

Gender Based Violence Training: The goals of gender based violence training are to define gender based violence and consent, to discuss the different types of gender based violence, and to engage in interactive role-playing scenarios to aid in comprehension of the information presented.  This training is recommended but not required.

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