Access and Equity

Education and Training


Access and Equity provides a variety of training, workshops, and lectures for faculty, staff and students. Training can be tailored to fit the needs of the department, division or classroom.

Below are some of the offerings that may be requested:

Civil Treatment® Professional Development Programs
Civil Treatment® for Leaders provides a comprehensive approach to fair employment practices to help managers learn to deal constructively with employee and student issues and relationships on the job.

Civil Treatment ® for Employees provides a comprehensive approach to fair employment practices in the workplace. It is designed to help employees learn steps to follow should an uncomfortable situation arise and provide instructions about the University’s policies and procedures for addressing these situations. It provides an interactive, skills-based approach to learning that encourages all employees to do their share in building a professional, respectful and productive workplace environment free of harassment and retaliation. For more information, click here.

Title IX Training on Sexual Harassment/Sexual Violence/Sexual Misconduct (for Student Organizations) – This three part video series provides an overview of Title IX for student organizations and discusses issues related to sexual harassment, sexual violence and sexual misconduct. The course will address university responsibilities, the compliant process, the student code of conduct, the definition of consent, and resources and support available to persons who experience sexual victimization. To view the videos, click here.

Sexual Harassment – Provides an overview of sexual harassment from the perspective of the victim, the harasser, and the supervisor/manager. 

Recognizing Workplace Harassment/Discrimination – Provides an overview of the University’s policy on harassment/discrimination. This session discusses various forms of harassment/discrimination and the University’s process for filing and resolving complaints. For persons interested in taking an online course addressing sexual harassment and other workplace harassment issues, please contact us at for access information.

Creating and Managing Diversity in the Workplace – This two-part workshop provides strategies using affirmative action and strategic planning to create a diverse workforce. Part-two of the workshop discusses culture and its impact on decision-making and problem-solving. This interactive workshop concludes with strategies for addressing difficult workplace issues.

How to Conduct an Inclusive Search – Provides “best practices” and other resources to assist hiring managers, department administrators and faculty search committees in their efforts to add gender and ethnic diversity to the workforce.

Understanding ADA Compliance – Explains the University’s role and responsibilities for complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act and provides information on how to provide reasonable accommodations.