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“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” — Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

A safe, non-discriminatory educational and work environment is consistent with St. Olaf’s college-wide goals for student learning (STOGoals) and with our values in the workplace. Use the links below to complete employee training and to learn more about sex discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual misconduct, and strategies for prevention, recovery, and support.

St. Olaf College employee training

To access the one-hour training module, Speak Up: Understanding and Preventing Sexual Violence, first make sure your Adobe Flash Player and your browser are updated, to ensure that the training displays properly and your participation is accurately recorded. Then select the link above and enter the requested information on the guestbook page (this information is used to track training completion). You are encouraged to retain a copy of your completion results and/or your email notification of training completion. If you have any difficulty access or completing the training, please consult these troubleshooting tips or contact the St. Olaf IT Helpdesk. If you would like any other assistance or confidential support during the process of completing the training, contact St. Olaf Title IX Coordinator Jo Beld.

Definitions

A list of terms and concepts in the St. Olaf Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct policy, including definitions of specific behaviors prohibited by the policy.

Bystander intervention resources

Information, scenarios, and suggestions to help bystanders intervene effectively to help prevent sexual assault, provided by the StepUP! Program, a partnership between the University of Arizona and the NCAA.

It's On Us logoSt. Olaf SGA It’s On Us initiative

A campus-wide sexual assault prevention campaign led by the St. Olaf Student Government Association in partnership with the Wellness Center and the Sexual Assault Resource Network (SARN), tailoring the recommendations of the White House It’s On Us campaign to the St. Olaf community.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

A nonprofit organization supported by the Division of Violence Prevention in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, providing research, position statements, statutes, training curricula, prevention initiatives, and program information.

RAINN Resources

Information from the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN), sponsors of the National Sexual Assault Hotline, on a wide variety of topics, including understanding the effects of sexual violence, self-care suggestions to promote recovery, and recommendations for supporting someone who has experienced sexual violence.

NotAlone.Gov

A resource hub for students and schools established by the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.

Title IX statute and accompanying regulations

An overview of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 by the Office of Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education, which has oversight responsibility for implementation and enforcement.