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New Employees: Harassment Prevention Training 2020 Requirement

Harassment Prevention Training Courses will be assigned this spring. Please look for a STARS assignment email at that time.

New California Mandate for all Non-Supervisory Employees, Academic Staff, and Postdocs

California Senate Bill 1343 now mandates training in sexual and gender-based harassment and abusive conduct for ALL non-supervisory employees, academic staff, postdocs, and contingent employees every two years starting in 2020.

If you completed this course in 2019 or later, you should receive credit for the 2020 requirement.

If you are a supervisor or faculty member, please do not complete this course. This is only for non-supervisory employees.

2020 marks the first phase of training for non-supervisors; casual and temporary workers will not be assigned the training until 2021. However, casual and temporary staff who instruct students such as lecturers, instructors, visiting, adjunct professors or other teaching titles, WILL be assigned in 2020.

Please learn more by reviewing the following FAQ flyers:

Employee FAQs

Manager FAQs

Updated on April 17, 2020

Stanford requires all faculty and staff to complete programs that encourage members of the University community to explore ways in which we can nurture respectful workplaces, classrooms, campus living spaces and programs sponsored by the University.

Topics include illegal forms of discrimination, sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence in our community, reporting obligations, campus resources, how to assist survivors, and how to be a positive “UPstander”.

Find your required course:

California state law mandates specific requirements for faculty & supervisors under California Assembly Bill 1825.

California state law mandates specific requirements for all non-supervisory employees, academic staff, post docs, and contingent employees under California Senate Bill 1343.

See the block below that applies to your role at Stanford.

Consult the Course Comparison Table for an overview of the course options.

Customized training for students, departments, and university programs is available by request.

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Telephone: 650.725.0646

Stanford's training programs are designed to be accessible to all trainees. If you have accessibility concerns related to training, we can provide assistance and options for fulfulling your training requirement.

SHARE Office (including staff from the office formerly known as the Sexual Harassment Policy Office (SHPO):

Kingscote Gardens
419 Lagunita Drive, Suite 230
Stanford, CA 94305-8210

For Supervisors and Faculty

  • All staff who supervise Stanford employees (including casuals, temps, and students)
  • Faculty: members of the Academic Council
  • Emeritus faculty who are recalled
  • Performance, Research, Teaching, and Applied Research Faculty
  • Med Center Line Faculty
  • Clinician Educators on Stanford payroll
  • Coaches and Assistant Coaches
  • Senior Lecturers
  • Senior Fellows on Stanford payroll
  • Artists in Residence
  • Those listed in "supervisory" job codes, even if they don't supervise.
  • Those listed as supervisors in the PeopleSoft "Reports To" field
  • CLICK HERE FOR Complete list of supervisor and faculty job titles and codes

Read more details on eligibility.

NEW or recently promoted to a supervisory position? Learn how to sign up.

For Academic Staff and Postdocs

Who are Academic Staff?

  • Instructors
  • Lecturers (Senior lecturers take supervisor training)
  • Consulting and Acting faculty
  • Graduate teaching assistants, course assistants
  • Postdoctoral scholars
  • Other academic and research staff
  • Visiting academics: professors, fellows, scholars
  • Research associates

All new non-supervisory employees and academic staff are required to complete the online course within six months of their start date.

Harassment Prevention for Non-Supervisory Employees, Academic Staff, and Postdocs (Registration Information for SHP-2020)

For Non-Supervisory Employees

Newly-hired staff who do not supervise need to complete :

Harassment Prevention for Non-Supervisory Employees, Academic Staff, and Postdocs (Registration Information for SHP-2020)

This program represents a renewed effort to educate University members about illegal forms of discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual violence. Learn about resources, clarify your obligation to report, how to assist survivors, and be a positive “upstander” in the Stanford community.

If you are a new supervisor or faculty member, do not take this course. Instead, take the supervisor course.

I don't think I have to take supervisor training

If you...

  • have already completed harassment prevention training;
  • have received an invitation, but think you are not required to take this training;
  • have another question about whether you need to train;

Need Technical Help With Our Online Training?

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Windows 7, 8.x, 10: Latest versions of Chrome, Firefox; do not use Microsoft Edge

Tablet/iPad: iOS version 9.3 or later running on iPad 2 or later

Recommended Assistive Technologies: Firefox/NVDS and Mac/VoiceOver

Troubleshooting advice: we recommend clearing your cache and cookies, closing the browser, logging back in, and relaunching the course.