New York State requires every employer to ensure that all employees complete sexual harassment prevention training on an annual basis.
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has developed an online program that meets all New York State requirements for sexual harassment prevention training. This program is available in UB Learns, and is comprised of two sections:
Instructions for Accessing the UB Learns Course
Follow the instructions below to take the online training course.
*Important note: This course will not work when using the Internet Explorer (IE) web browser.
Verify that your internet browser is compatible. To use UB Learns, use a computer that is connected to the Internet and use an up-to-date web browser. It is recommended that you use the most current version of:
Blackboard technical support offers a list of certified and compatible browsers, listed by Operating System, for use with Blackboard (UB Learns). Blackboard Compatible Browsers (UB Learns).
* To view your quiz grade:
a. To view your quiz grade, select My Quiz Grade, from the left navigation menu in UB Learns..
b. Select My Grades. Your grade will be displayed.
c. You may retake the quiz if your grade is below a 66%.
*Optional Certificate of Completion:
You do not need to submit a Certificate of Completion to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). Your completion will be automatically recorded upon completion of the previous steps.
If you would like to create and/or print a Certificate of Completion for your own records or to provide to another employer, select View/Print Certificate in the left navigation menu in UB Learns.
To print your certificate, select the printer icon.
Sign out of UB Learns
a. Select Sign Out in the left navigation menu in UB Learns
b. Close all internet tabs.
For Mobile Phones or Tablets - Accessing UB Learns from your portable device
UB Learns does not support enrollment in the course on its mobile app. Please take the annual Sexual Harassment Prevention Training on a desktop, PC, or laptop device. If you are unable to do so, please contact EDI for assistance.
The University at Buffalo strives to create accessible content for all. The University at Buffalo will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure individuals with disabilities have equal access to the training content. To request accommodations, please contact Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) by email at email@example.com or by phone at (716) 645-2266 for assistance.
These are the three most common questions and issues that people have encountered accessing the course:
If you've searched for the course and couldn't find it:
If you would like an optional certificate but have difficulty creating one:
If you cannot access the video:
Departments and areas can schedule a live sexual harassment prevention training for their employees to provide an easy way to complete the training. Contact EDI to schedule a session.
In 2023, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will also be offering open Zoom sessions as an alternative to completing the training online. Stay tuned for more information!
If your department has arranged for a session already, your attendance at that session will fulfill the training requirement. Departments can submit a Live Session Attendance Sheet to EDI following the training.
Many people with UB appointments have taken training elsewhere. This training will count toward meeting UB's requirements if it meets guidelines established by the New York State Division of Human Rights.
Training can be a formal, structured session, or you can invite us to meet with your faculty or staff during a regularly-scheduled meeting. We can customize a format and timeframe that meet your needs.
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