EEO Training

IMPORTANT! The University of Akron is committed to an environment free of harassment and discrimination. 

The two trainings below are required for all new employees which include full-time and part-time faculty, contract professionals, full-time and part-time staff.

  • Sexual Harassment and Other Forms of Discrimination
  • EDU: Eliminate Campus Sexual Violence

The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action promotes the recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty in accordance with the University’s Affirmative Action Plan. Our office will host upcoming trainings for the campus community on the University’s Search Process for faculty members participating on Search Committees.

Note: Graduate Assistants are only required to take the Sexual Harassment and Other Forms of Discrimination training. To receive access to the training, please e-mail eeocompliance@uakron.edu.  

The University of Akron policies in regards to discrimination and harassment ensure that the University community is aware of our commitment towards an environment that fosters fairness for all.

This online training is designed to make our community aware of the resources and commitment towards maintaining an environment free of discrimination and harassment.

The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EOAA) and HRIS department have collaborated to introduce a new online Discrimination and Harassment training. This training is accessible using Springboard.  Please note: You will have to login with your UA credentials to access this material.  Please contact us to be enrolled in this course.

This program is self-paced can be accessed any time.

For any further questions or to request a specialized in person training for your department, please contact Daniel Nicolas, Director of EEO/AA at 330-972-6011 or dnicolas@uakron.edu