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Training Materials

Training Materials

The University of Dallas provides training for faculty, staff, and students regarding its civil rights policies, including its policies relating to sexual harassment and sexual violence. The University provides additional training to those employees who are directly involved in the civil rights investigation and disciplinary processes.

Students

All new students are required to participate in an online program on civil rights and sexual violence before they start at the University or during their first semester. They are also provided with a supplemental sheet containing additional information about the University's policies, procedures, and resources.

  • Civil Rights and Sexual Violence Program (slides)
  • Civil Rights and Sexual Violence Program (handout)

The University also provides additional information and resources for students.

  • Office of Civil Rights and Title IX (web page)
  • Sexual Violence and Sexual Misconduct (web page)
  • Student Disability Services (web page)
  • Sexual Violence Information Pamphlet (pdf version)

Student-Athletes

All student-athletes are required to participate in annual sexual violence training, which is generally conducted in person using slides. The student-athletes are also provided with a supplemental sheet containing additional information about the University's policies, procedures, and resources.

Employees

All employees are required to participate in online training at the commencement of their employment at the University.

In addition, all employees are required to participate in annual online training on civil rights and sexual violence issues.

Civil Rights Coordinators & Civil Rights Pool

The official training materials used for formal training of all civil rights coordinators and members of the civil rights pool (investigators, hearing officers, appeal officers, and advisors) are developed internally.

  • Civil Rights Policy - Team Training (August 2020) (slides)
  • Civil Rights Policy - Workshop (August 2020) (slides)

In addition, civil rights coordinators and the members of the civil rights pool are encouraged to view outside sources, such as those available on the Continuing Education Resources web page and the training available from ATIXA.

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