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Mandatory Trainings

Discrimination and Harassment Prevention

Tufts University is committed to providing a safe and positive workplace for all students, staff and faculty. In order to help achieve this goal and to comply with university, state and federal policies and regulations, Tufts’ Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) provides mandatory training regarding discrimination and harassment prevention. All staff and faculty (full-time, part-time, temporary) and student employees who have not already attended, are required to participate.

The Discrimination and Harassment Prevention training workshop is offered each semester on each campus to ensure that new employees and existing employees who have not yet attended this training are able to fulfill this mandatory requirement.

Trainings will take place in a confidential learning environment that includes a lecture, small group discussions, and activities. The 2.5 hour trainings cover the following topics and related Tufts policies:

GIVEN CURRENT CIRCUMSTANCES, THE OEO MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED VIA ZOOM ON A TEMPORARY BASIS.

Upcoming trainings for fall 2022:

  • CANCELLED - Session 0181: Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Session 0182: Monday,  September 19, 2022 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Session 0183: Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Session 0184: Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 1:30 pm 4:00 pm
  • Session 0185: Friday, October 21, 2022 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Session 0186: Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 1:30 pm- 4:00 pm
  • Session 0187: Monday, October 31, 2022 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Session 0188: Tuesday, November 8, 2022 – 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Session 0189: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Session 0190: Monday, November 21, 2022 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Session 0191: Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Session 0192: Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Session 0193: Monday, December 19, 2022 - 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Please register on eserve :

  • Select 'Learning and Development'
  • Select 'Request Training Enrollment'
  • Search by course number:  OEO-UN
  • Select your online session
  • You will receive an email with a link to the Zoom registration after you enroll in eServe 

Please contact OEO with any questions at oeotraining@tufts.edu

Registration

Contact OEO with any questions at oeotraining@tufts.edu 

Each semester, employees will receive an email announcement about the trainings. Those employees who haven't yet participated should then register for a 2.5 hour training session using Employee Self Services (EServe):

  1. Login to (EServe): Using the User ID and Password you use for other university systems, such as email, SIS, VPN etc.
  2. Select ‘Learning and Development’ [Note: student employees, temporary staff members and some faculty members may not see the Learning and Development in their Self Services section. If this is the case please contact OEO.]
  3. Select ‘Request Training Enrollment’
  4. Search by the Course Number  provided in the announcement (usually a combination of letters like 'OEO-UN')
  5. Make your selection (location depends on training date)
  6. Once you sign up for a session, you will receive an automated email confirmation of your registration

If you do not have access to Learning and Development in EServe, or for assistance with registration, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity at 617-627-3298 or via email at OEOTraining@tufts.edu.

Note: Any session with less than ten people registered will be canceled. Those who signed up for that session will be notified about the cancellation via email two days prior to the date of the session.

Check Your Training Record

If you are unsure if you have attended this training, you can review your record on EServe:

  1. Login to (EServe)
  2. Select ‘Learning and Development’
  3. Select “Training Summary”

Captioning Policy 

To ensure that all videos and audio files created, procured, and posted on official Tufts websites are accessible to all, Tufts Technology Services, in partnership with the Student Accessibility & Academic Resource Center (StAAR), Educational Technology, the Office of Equal Opportunity, the Tisch Library, and University Counsel, developed a Captioning Policy (pdf). This policy applies to all videos and audio files created or posted after June 30, 2022, and requires that all videos and audio files created for use by the university community include closed captioning. To learn how to do this, please visit the Captioning Policy page. For most videos and audio files at Tufts, closed captioning is easy to do and costs nothing.

Requested Trainings

If you are interested in arranging a training for your department, division or school, you may send a request to OEO@tufts.edu.