Step-by-Step Guide: Preventing Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Retaliation

This required educational module for employees provides information on identifying, preventing, and responding to sexual misconduct, discrimination and retaliation. The module is a key component of the President's Initiative to Prevent Sexual Misconduct (PIPSM). If you have questions about enrollment for this course, email [email protected]

In this article:

Preparing to take the educational module

  • This module works best on a computer using Chrome or Firefox.
    • On a phone or tablet, the module works best in landscape mode.
  • The module includes audio. 
    • You can use headsets, earbuds, or computer speakers. 
    • Closed captioning is also available.
  • Plan to set aside time to take the module
    • The employee version takes at least 2-3 hours to complete.
    • The supervisor version takes at least 3-4 hours to complete. 
    • Either version may take longer than the times listed above, depending on the individual.
  • You can complete the module in one sitting, or pause and come back to it later as long as you fully complete it by the due date.

Finding the module

  1. Go to your My Training page in Training Hub.
  2. Find the Preventing Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Retaliation course.
    1. Select View Details on the right.
    2. Scroll down and select Launch Canvas Course. This takes you to the Canvas course site that houses the educational module.
      Note: If you do not see the course listed on your My Training page, you have not yet been enrolled in the module, and do not need to complete it now. You will receive an email from [email protected] when you are enrolled in the module.
  3. If you have previously completed the module, it will appear on the Past Training tab.

Getting back into and navigating the module

You can pause and come back to the module later as long as you fully complete it by the due date.

  1. Use the instructions above for Finding the module to return to the course site.
  2. You will need to navigate back into the module module where you left off.
    1. Scroll to the bottom of the course home page.
    2. Select the link for Start Preventing Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Retaliation.
      Link for Start Preventing Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Retaliation
    3. Select the button to Load Preventing Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Retaliation in a new window. The module opens in a new browser tab at the main dashboard.
      Button to Load Preventing Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Retaliation in a new window
    4. Select the module where you left off.
      • Modules you have not yet started will have a Begin button.
        Module with a Begin button
      • Modules in progress will have a Continue button.
      • Modules you have completed will have a Review button.
  3. The modules are finished when you reach the Nice Work! page (Thank You in the navigation).
    1. Select Finish.
      The educational module will close and you should be back at the Canvas course page.

Note: Your completion will NOT be recorded until you follow the directions below.

Recording your completion

  1. When you have gone through the entire educational module and reached the Nice Work! page, select Finish to close the browser tab or window.
  2. You should be returned to the Canvas course site. Scroll down and select Next in the lower right.
    • If you have lost the Canvas course site, you can return to it:
      1. Go to your My Training page in Training Hub.
      2. Find the Preventing Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Retaliation course.
      3. Select View Details on the right.
      4. Scroll down and select Launch Canvas Course. This takes you to the Canvas course site that houses the course content.
      5. Select the link for Start Preventing Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Retaliation.
      6. Scroll down and select Next in the lower right.
  3. The completion page loads showing you are done with the educational module and your completion has been logged.
    Final page of Canvas course site displaying text "Your completion has ben logged"

Verifying your completion

You can go to the Training Hub at any time to verify your completion has been recorded.

  1. Go to your My Training page in the Training Hub.
  2. If you have previously completed Preventing Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Retaliation, it will appear on the Past Training tab with a completion date.
    • Your supervisor and HR leads will also see your completion on their reports within 1-2 hours. 
  3. If you are not marked complete (but are currently enrolled), it will appear on the Current Training tab. To complete the educational module:
    1. Go back into the module.
    2. Make sure you have completed all modules. When you have completed all of the stand-alone modules you will see a 100% in the upper right:
      Educational module with 100% displayed
    3. Once you have completed all modules, follow the instructions to record your completion.

Getting help

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