Training Programs for Students and Employees

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Mandated Training

Student Consent & Respect Training:  Consent & Respect training is required annually by the university for all students effective Fall 2016. This training is available online only.  Click here for more information.

Preventing Harassment and Discrimination, Title IX, and VAWA: 

"Preventing Harassment and Discrimination: Supervisors with Title IX/Clery Module" is provided through Vector Solutions and is designed to help employees understand their responsibilities for contributing to campus safety as a university employee.  All employees are initially assigned the supervisor training in order to meet the content requirements of federal and state mandates regardless of supervisory responsibilities.

This combined training provides employees with information in regards to their responsibilities under Title IX, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, and the Illinois Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act. This training is required for all employees and volunteers, including undergraduate and graduate assistants, student employees, faculty, A/P, civil service and extra help employees. Employees who completed the full version of the training in the previous training period are enrolled in the refresher training.

The training can be accessed here. Most employees can sign in using their SIU email address as their username. Any employee having difficulty accessing the training may contact the Office of Equity and Compliance at Training for 2023 should be completed by December 8.

Customized Training

The Office of Equity and Compliance also offers several training sessions aimed at students, faculty, and staff. Customized programming for the training topics is available as the content, focus, and sophistication vary with the audience. Please contact our office at for further information.

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.