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Mandatory Training on 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 Zoom learning environment that includes lecture, small group discussions, and other interactive activities. The 2.5 hour training covers topics related to the following Tufts policies:

Upcoming Trainings

Spring 2024:

  • Session 0256 (course # OEO-UN) - Tuesday, April 2, 2024 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Session 0257 (course # OEO-UN) - Thursday, April 4, 2024 - 1:30 – 4:00 pm
  • Session 0258 (course # OEO-UN) - Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Session 0259 (course # OEO-UN) - Friday, April 26, 2024 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Session 0260 (course # OEO-UN) - Thursday, May 2, 2024 - 1:30 – 4:00 pm
  • Session 0261 (course # OEO-UN) - Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Session 0262 (course # OEO-UN) - Tuesday, May 14, 2024 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Session 0263 (course # OEO-UN) - Monday, May 20, 2024 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Session 0264 (course # OEO-UN) - Wednesday, May 29, 2024 - 1:30 – 4:00 pm

Summer 2024:

  • Session 0265 (course # OEO-UN) - Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:30 – 4:00 pm
  • Session 0266 (course # OEO-UN) - Thursday, June 27, 2024 - 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Check back for more sessions to be added soon...

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

Training Registration

How to Register Using Employee Self Services (EServe)

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.

Need to Check Your Training Record?

If you are unsure whether you have already completed a mandatory employee training through OEO, you can check your training record here.

Request a Training

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

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. 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.