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Training Requirements and Opportunities

Sexual Assault Prevention (required for everyone)

This annual, online education training program utilizes evidence-based content for sexual assault prevention training. It addresses several key content areas, including healthy relationships, gender socialization, sexual assault, the importance of consent, and bystander intervention, in addition to laws and our campus policies. The training is designed for graduate students. Read U of I System Statement on Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Other Sexual Misconduct.

Detailed instructions on how to access and complete the program will be provided by email to your Illinois email account after the 10th day of classes.

Illinois Mandatory Ethics Training (required of all graduate assistants)

All state public university employees are required to complete the OEIG-approved annual ethics training program for University employees.

Graduate assistants will receive an email at their official university account, prompting them to complete their training.

Regulatory Compliance & Safety

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research provides programs and services to help faculty, staff, and students meet the ethical and regulatory requirements for the responsible conduct of research. Many individuals are required to complete training provided based on the nature of their research (e.g. animal care and use, human subject use, laboratory and research safety, etc.) as well as laboratory specific training. Individual training requirements vary by field of study.

Check with your program to find out what training you may need to complete.