Sexual Assault Prevention Annual Training
Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates
and Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduates
- What are Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates and Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduates?
Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates and Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduates are online education training programs, offered through EverFi, which utilize evidence-based content for sexual assault prevention training. They address the critical topics of relationship violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sexual harassment. The training covers key content areas, including healthy relationships, gender roles and stereotypes, the importance of consent, bystander intervention, and understanding and responding to sexual misconduct, in addition to laws and our campus policies.
- Who has to take this training?
At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, all students are expected to complete the training annually.
Please note that if you have taken this or a similar training at a previous institution, you will still need to complete the training at this institution. If you are taking classes on a satellite or branch campus, you will also need to complete this training.
- How do I complete the program?
Detailed instructions on how to access and complete this required training will be provided by email to your Illinois student account from The University Ethics and Compliance Office through the EverFi mailing system. Students who have registered for classes later will be sent emails as the Ethics Office updates registration information.
You must complete all modules in order to satisfy the program requirements.
- Which training do I take, Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates and Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate and Professional Students?
You are only required to take one of the trainings, based on your student status. All undergraduate students should take Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates. All graduate and professional students should take Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduates.
- Why are all students expected to take this training annually?
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is committed to the safety of our students and improving prevention and response to sexual misconduct. Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates and Graduates are among the ways we are getting more information out to all students about the policy, resources, and support services we have available in case you or someone you know needs them. This training also contains information about prevention skills and strategies and offers information to better equip you to support others. Completion of the Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates or Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate and Professional Students also satisfies the educational requirements of the Illinois Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act (110 ILCS 155) and federal law.
- How long will the training take?
The training will take about one hour to complete.
- I’m uncomfortable with some of the survey questions; can I skip any of them? Who will see my survey answers?
Yes. You may skip any survey question or questions in Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates or Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduates and complete the remainder of the training. The survey is NOT mandatory.
Please note that all survey responses are confidential and the information you provide will not be linked to you in any way. Your individual response to any question will never be identified with you or reported; the university will only receive aggregate information about the student body as a whole from EverFi. This aggregate information will help the university evaluate the effectiveness of the course.
- What support is in place if I find the information in the training is difficult or triggering?
We recognize that talking about this topic can be difficult. Please know that we have resources on campus that can support you. If you want to talk to someone prior to or after taking the training module, you can contact our Confidential Resources, including the Women’s Resources Center and the Counseling Center. If you are not certain what support services you would like to connect with, you are also welcome to contact the Title IX and Disability Office at (844) 616-7978 or email the Title IX Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also check out the I Want to Talk to Someone page for more information on the different resources available.
- I’m a survivor of sexual violence and based on the content, I cannot complete this online training. Are there other options?
Yes. Please contact the Title IX and Disability Office at (844) 616-7978 or email the Title IX Coordinator at email@example.com to request an alternative due to personal history with sexual violence. You do not need to disclose the details of your personal history with sexual violence, and you will receive a follow-up email with information about the alternative and some of the important campus policies and resources discussed in the training, as well as specific information about support networks.
- I’m having technical difficulties with Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates or Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate and Professional Students. What should I do?
Login support and course management are handled through the training vendor, EverFi, via their course functionality. Once students have logged into the course, technical support may be obtained by selecting Help, then Technical Support Link functions from the Welcome drop-down menu in the upper right-hand corner of their screen.
You can also contact the Everfi Support via one of these methods:
- Live Chat Help
- Telephone Support: (866) 384-9062
Get information about campus computer labs and hours.
- Who can I contact for more information?
You may contact Danielle Morrison, Title IX Coordinator. If you have any questions, problems, or concerns, you can reach her in the Title IX and Disability Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (844) 616-7978. You can also visit the University Ethics and Compliance Office Sexual Misconduct Training page for more information.
Resources & Support
- Counseling Center
- McKinley Health Center
- Women's Resources Center (Confidential Advisors)
- Rape Advocacy Counseling & Education Services (R.A.C.E.S.)
- Courage Connection (Domestic Violence)
- Champaign, Urbana, or University Police Departments
(217) 333-8911 (Non-Emergency)
- Office of Diversity, Equity & Access
- Student Assistance Center
(Office of the Dean of Students)
- Office for Student Conflict Resolution