Consent and Respect Training

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What is Consent & Respect Training?

Consent & Respect is an online education program regarding sexual violence and bystander intervention. The course reflects the university’s commitment to campus safety and compliance with the federal Violence Against Women Act and the Illinois Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act.

Consent & Respect is offered through 3rd Millennium Classrooms, an online provider that guarantees confidentiality. While SIU tracks whether or not the course has been completed, students’ individual responses to questions within it are completely confidential and are not shared with the university.

Effective Fall 2016, Consent & Respect training is mandated for all students, whether traditional or non-traditional, in on-campus, off-campus, or online programs.  Students will be notified of the need to complete the training via their SIU email accounts on an annual basis.

Students who do not complete the training may have holds placed on their records and may not be able to register for subsequent semesters until the training is successfully completed.

For additional information regarding Consent & Respect training, please contact the Office of Equity and Compliance at or 618-453-4807. 

FAQ's for Faculty, Staff and Students

1.   Who must take the training?

  • Effective Fall 2016, all students will be required to complete Consent & Respect annually.

2.   Where is the link?

  • There is no direct link to the training. Students will receive an email to his or her SIU email account with the information needed to access the course. This information will take students to their individual SalukiNet pages. The training is accessed through the "Must Do List" in SalukiNet.

3.   Should faculty/staff give out a link?

  • Again, there is no link to provide. Students will be notified via SIU email and SalukiNet to complete the training.

4.   What if a student does not use his or her SIU email address?         

  • All students receive official SIU correspondence at their SIU email addresses. They are responsible for checking their SIU email accounts regularly. In addition, they will also be notified via SalukiNet that they are required to take the training.  This information appears in the Must Do List.

5.   Is this the only training students must take?

  • No. Students who are also student employees, undergraduate/graduate assistants, resident assistants, trainees, fellows or campus security authorities must also complete training required of employees. They will receive information on what employee training is required and where to take that training via their SIU email as well.

6.   What if students do not complete the training?

  • There may be holds on registration for future semesters until the training is completed.

7.   When must this training be completed?

  • Students will have 45 days from the date notification is received in which to complete the training before registration holds may be applied.