Mandatory student training
To promote safety and well-being, the UAF requires the following training to be completed annually:
Title IX: Sexual Assault Prevention
This training educates students on prevention and safety strategies regarding sexual assaults on campus, as well as educating students on how to report concerns to the appropriate campus authorities.
Students required to take the training include:
- all certificate and degree-seeking students, including students in Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or PhD programs. Both distance and on campus students are expected to complete this training,
- national and international exchange students, and
- all students living on campus.
The full training takes approximately an hour and a half to complete, and can be accessed through the student’s UAOnline account. The UAF does offer a refresher course for students who have previously completed the Title IX training through UAF that takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.
This training educates students on healthy drinking behaviors while challenging incorrect social norms through education.
Students required to take this training include:
- all degree-seeking students ages 24 and under, including students in Certificate, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or PhD programs, and
- any student living on campus.
The training takes approximately one hour to complete and can be accessed through the student’s UAOnline account.
Available Student, Staff, and Faculty Training
Although these trainings are not required by the University, we strongly encourage students to take the following trainings when offered:
The UAF Green Dot strategy is a violence prevention program based on empowering bystanders. During the trainings, individuals are taught to recognize potentially harmful situations as well as strategies to safely intervene. For more information, contact the Nanook Diversity and Action Center .
QPR Suicide Prevention
QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer- Suicide Prevention Training provides three steps that anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. A trained QPR Gatekeeper can help prevent suicide by understanding how to recognize warning signs, ask questions, provide hope, and get help. For more information, contact the Nanook Diversity and Action Center or visit the QPR Institute (https://qprinstitute.com/).
Safe Zone is an LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning +) inclusivity training. The training focuses on creating safe and affirming environments for our LGBTQ+ population, while providing campus allies with knowledge and resources. For more information, contact the Nanook Diversity and Action Center or visit the Safe Zone Project (https://thesafezoneproject.com/).