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January 23, 2014

Equal Access, Equal Opportunity training sessions available

The Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance is announcing the availability of University-wide Equal Access, Equal Opportunity training sessions. Faculty, staff and graduate students are encouraged to participate in the training sessions in an effort to ensure that the campus environment is one free of discrimination and harassment. 

The interactive in-class training session provides participants an overview of several University policies and practices pertaining to:

* Purdue's Nondiscrimination Policy Statement.
* Ensuring equal access and equal opportunity.
* Resolving complaints of discrimination and harassment.
* Reporting suspected child sexual abuse.
* Amorous relationships. 

The sessions, which are approximately 60 minutes, are at the following times and locations:

* Faculty and staff
-- Jan. 30 (Th). 9:15-10:15 a.m. Purdue Armory, Room 101.
-- Feb. 18 (T). 10:45-11:45 a.m. Agricultural and Biological Engineering Building, Room 205.

* Graduate students
-- Jan. 30 (Th). 1:30-2:30 p.m. Physics Building, Room 201.
-- Feb. 19 (W). 1:30-2:30 p.m. Beering Hall, Room B222.

The focus on each topic varies for the target audience. Faculty and staff may not attend graduate student sessions and graduate students may not attend faculty and staff sessions.

Individuals must register for classroom sessions using their career account login. Registration closes one to two business days prior to each session. 

Questions should be directed to Nicole Weibel, education coordinator for the Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance, at 49-63201 or naweibel@purdue.edu.