Education & Awareness
Whether through online training or dynamic workshops, EOC offers many programs to help make Carolina an equitable and welcoming place for all.
|Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Training||This training for employees, supervisors, and HR professionals that increases awareness of the University’s Reasonable Accommodations in Employment Policy and familiarizes participants with their responsibilities and available resources. Provides an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and ADA Amendments Act of 2008.||This training will be added to CarolinaTalent in the coming months. Please check back for updates on accessing.|
|BEST Training||Required live training for employee supervisors that covers a number of topics pertaining to their role as a supervisor at the University. EOC presents a section of the training that provides information about maintaining a welcoming and equitable work environment, as well as equal opportunity laws.||Contact your HR officer to register.|
|Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Fundamentals Training||This training is offered by the Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) and is required by law for managerial and supervisory employees. Participants learn about federal and state equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws in the context of daily work situations. This training consists of an online portion and a one-day live portion, held either virtually or at sites throughout the state. Register for both portions of this training through OSHR’s North Carolina Learning Center.||Register Now|
|EOC 101||This training provides an overview of the EOC Office, including relevant EO laws, UNC’s Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, and Related Misconduct, ADA and Reasonable Accommodations and other resources||This training will be added to CarolinaTalent soon. Please check back for updates!|
|HAVEN||The HAVEN training provides students, faculty, and staff with tools to support someone who has experienced sexual or interpersonal violence or stalking. The three-hour live training emphasizes the importance of listening, responding compassionately, and connecting those affected by violence to resources on campus and in the community.||Register for HAVEN|
|Policy 101||This training provides information about the University’s Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment and Related Misconduct. Participants learn about the types of conduct that are prohibited at UNC-Chapel Hill, how to report an incident, and what happens when a report is made to EOC. The training can be tailored to address student, employee, or both student and employee procedures.||This training will be added to CarolinaTalent soon. Please check back for updates!|
|Accommodations in the Workplace||This live training for employees provides information about the University’s Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment and Related Misconduct and the University’s commitment to providing reasonable accommodations for employees and students related to disability, religion, and pregnancy and related medical conditions. The training informs participants of the process for requesting accommodations from EOC.||This training will be added to CarolinaTalent soon. Please check back for updates!|
|Responsible Employee||This 20-minute webinar provides information about the reporting requirements for employees designated as Responsible Employees, what happens after a report is made, tips for letting people know about your reporting responsibilities, and information about resources available to help those affected by incidents. EOC will notify employees if they have reporting responsibilities and will inform them of the requirement to complete this webinar. Responsible Employees are required to complete the training every year. The training is available in CarolinaTalent.||This training can be accessed in CarolinaTalent by accessing the “Learning” section and searching “Responsible Employee Training”.|
|Conducting a Fair and Diverse Search||Conducting a Fair and Diverse Search – This online training provides guidance for faculty and staff hiring committees. The Committee updated training, which should take no more than 60 minutes to complete, focuses on recruiting, hiring, and retaining an excellent and diverse workforce. All hiring supervisors, search committee chairs, and members must complete the training before beginning the search process.||Take the Search Committee Training|
|Sexual Assault Prevention||An online module provided through a partnership between the Equal Opportunity and Compliance and Student Wellness. It introduces students to the dynamics of sexual assault and how to prevent it from happening to their peers through bystander intervention.||Everfi Sexual Assault Prevention Module|
|Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Training||This mandatory online training course discusses the laws governing discrimination and violence, helps you identify these issues on campus, and provides the resources and reporting options available to you if you or someone you know experiences discrimination or violence. This training is required for all employees, including part-time and temporary employees of the University. All students, including part-time and distance learning students are required to complete the course. Both groups take the course every other year and are notified through email regarding access to the training. Student employees are required to take only the employee version of the training and they are required to complete the course every year. Live trainings are available periodically throughout the year.||Ask Questions About the Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Training
|Veterans Program||The Veterans Program is designed to help the University recruit, hire, and retain veterans from the United States Armed Forces through events, attendance at job fairs, and resources. The program is currently in development and is led by EOC, the Office of Human Resources, and Diversity and Inclusion.||More Information Coming Soon|
If existing trainings do not meet your organization’s needs, EOC staff may be able to create custom trainings to address issues related to any protected status and related forms of misconduct, including sexual assault, interpersonal (relationship) violence, workplace violence, and stalking. If you are an office, department, organization, residence hall, or unit, contact EOC for more information at least one month in advance of your proposed training date to discuss your training needs and whether a custom training is a good fit.
Check out some of the other great programs our campus partners have in place:
An online module provided by Student Wellness that includes information about alcohol and its associated risks.
The BEST program emphasizes practical and basic needs of all supervisors, allowing new supervisors the opportunity to reflect on the issues, functions, and challenges involved in leadership roles and supporting their professional development.
Trainings, programs, and initiatives that are designed to advance diversity on campus and in the community.
An in-person training offered by the Office of the Dean of Students for faculty and staff who wish to learn more about the military affiliated student experience.
HAVEN (Helping Advocates for Ending Violence Now) is a collaboration between the Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office and Violence Prevention & Advocacy Services (VPAS). It provides students, faculty, staff and postdoctoral students with tools to be an ally to someone who has experience sexual assault, interpersonal violence, and/or stalking.
Courses that are designed to develop and enhance essential workplace skills and increase job effectiveness.
One ACT is a bystander intervention training available to any student or faculty member at UNC, but intended primarily for undergraduate and graduate students. The training teaches participants how to identify different types of violence and harassment, equips them with multiple strategies for intervening in potentially violent situations, and guides them through a number of realistic scenarios of potentially violent situations so that they may develop their intervention skills.
Raise the Bar is an outreach and education initiative to local bars on alcohol and other drug-facilitated sexual assault (DFSA) as well as a bystander intervention training specifically for bar staff. They learn to recognize and intervene when they see warning signs of drug-facilitated sexual assault.
An in-person training offered by the LGBTQ Center that seeks to build a network of community and campus staff, faculty, and students to support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions on campus.
The Safe at UNC campaign raises awareness of the importance of respect, inclusion, and a shared commitment among our campus community to look out for the well-being of fellow Tar Heels. The campaign uses digital and grass roots outreach to share resources and information about discrimination, harassment, sexual violence, interpersonal violence, and stalking.
Tar Heel Tribute is an annual
program that celebrates faculty, students, and staff who have served in the United States Armed Forces. The event provides an opportunity to thank veterans within our campus community for their dedication and service and to share information about resources available to them within the campus community. Stay tuned for information about the next Tar Heel Tribute.