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Discrimination Prevention and Title IX training

At the University of Missouri System, we are committed to providing a positive learning and workplace environment that supports and promotes inclusion, respect and diversity for our faculty, staff and students. We help support that commitment by ensuring members of the university community are educated and informed through training courses like this one.


About the training

Employees, student hires and other workers within the University of Missouri System are required to successfully complete an online compliance training module titled Building a Foundation: Discrimination Prevention and Title IX. This training is available anywhere, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and takes approximately 60 minutes to complete. After reviewing the training materials, you must complete the mastery test with a score of at least 80%. You may review the materials as many times as needed.

Upon completion of this training module, you will be able to:

  • Identify who is protected against discrimination and understand intent.
  • Recognize harassment in the workplace.
  • Recall who is protected against retaliation and tips to avoid retaliation.
  • Know special rules for sex-based discrimination.
  • Understand the university’s reporting of sex/gender-based discrimination.
  • Understand the university’s reporting of non-sex/gender-based discrimination.
  • Locate and follow the process for resolving complaints.
  • Know what to do and understand your rights if accused.

Accessing and completing the training

Click the button below. After you log into myLearn, you'll be sent directly to the course detail page for the Discrimination Prevention and Title IX training module. Special note for people working under a courtesy appointment: Some but not all courtesy appointments must take this training. If you received an email explaining that you're required to take the course, proceed to click the training button. On the other hand, if you received an email telling you to use a decision tool first -- to determine if you need to take the training -- click the decision tool button instead.

Access Discrimination Prevention and Title IX training button Courtesy Appointments only: Access the decision tool for the Discrimination Prevention and Title IX training, if you were instructed via email to do so

For the course to run correctly, use one of the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 10 or 11.
  • Firefox 38 or later.
  • Safari 9.1.
  • For Mac users, OS 10.10 and the most current version of Safari or Firefox is recommended.

Directions to access and complete the training:

  1. Special step for people working under a courtesy appointment: If you were instructed via email to use a decision tool to determine if you're required to take training, then complete the decision tool first, which is available as a SurveyMonkey survey at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TDLTR9L
     
  2. Any employee, courtesy appointment or other person required to complete the course may click the training button above and log into myLearn. Alternatively, you may wish to log into myLearn first and then access the course detail page using these steps:
    1. Log into myLearn (https://umsystem.skillport.com/) using your university username and password.
    2. Click on "Browse the Library" (located in the top navigation bar).
    3. Click on your campus under the "University of Missouri Library."
    4. Click on the "Mandatory Training" folder in the left navigation bar.
    5. Click on the "Building a Foundation: Discrimination Prevention and Title IX" course. Make sure this is the name of the course you are taking.
       
  3. On the course detail page in myLearn, click on "LAUNCH" to begin the course.
    • Trouble logging in to myLearn? Contact your local IT helpdesk for technical support.
       
  4. Verify your course completion:

If you have technical issues with the training, please contact the HR Service Center at 573-884-6996 (toll-free at 855-524-0002) or umpshrsupport@umsystem.edu.

Resources and contact information

Reviewed 2017-01-17.