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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:


Upcoming trainings for fall 2020:

  • Session 0108 - Monday, October 19th, 9:30 a.m.--noon
  • Session 0109 - Monday, October 19th, 1:30--4 p.m.
  • Session 0110 - Tuesday, October 27th, 9:30 a.m.--noon
  • Session 0111 - Tuesday, October 27th, 1:30--4 p.m.
  • Session 0112 - Friday, November 6th, 9:30 a.m.--noon
  • Session 0113 - Friday, November 6th, 1:30--4 p.m.
  • Session 0114 - Thursday, November 12th, 9:30 a.m.--noon
  • Session 0115 - Thursday, November 12th, 1:30--4 p.m.
  • Session 0116 - Monday, November 16th, 9:30 a.m.--noon
  • Session 0117 - Monday, November 16th, 1:30--4 p.m.
  • Session 0118 - Monday, December 7th, 9:30 a.m.--noon
  • Session 0119 - Monday, December 7th, 1:30--4 p.m.

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


Contact OEO with any questions at 

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

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”

Requested Trainings

If you are interested in arranging a training for your department, division or school, you may send a request to