The Office of Institutional Equity and Equal Opportunity is open and available to help. At this time, we are not available for in-person or walk-in appointments. To schedule a meeting or report a concern, please call our office at 859-257-8927, make a report online, or email a staff member.

Training and Outreach

We provide training on a variety of equal opportunity issues that can be brought exclusively to your unit. Take advantage of the ability to participate in meaningful discussion with professional facilitation by scheduling a presentation on one of the topics listed.

The Office of Institutional Equity and Equal Opportunity is providing Live Trainings through virtual platforms for the duration of the global health crisis caused by COVID-19. 

 

Weekly Live Trainings

Institutional Equity is offering weekly informational sessions related to the Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct policies. These sessions are open to any member of the University community, but pre-registration is required. Please click the Schedule an Appointment button on the left side of the page to register for a training session.

Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct Informational Sessions

  • Tuesday, August 11, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. 
  • Wednesday, August 19, 4:00 p.m.-5:00p.m. 
  • Thursday, August 27, 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. 
  • Friday, September 4, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. 
  • Monday, September 7, 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 15, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 
  • Wednesday, September 23, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 1, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, October 9, 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Interim Regulation AR 6:2 Information Sessions

Institutional Equity is offering weekly Live Information sessions on the newly adopted Interim Administrative Regulation 6:2, Policy and Procedures for Addressing and Resolving Allegations of Sexual Harassment under Title IX and Sexual Misconduct.  These sessions are available to any member of the University community, but pre-registration is required. Register here.

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, September 3, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 17, 2020, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 24, 2020, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 15, 2020, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 29, 2020, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

If you would like to schedule an informational session for your group or your department, please contact Martha Alexander at martha.alexander@uky.edu.

 

Live Trainings

The Office of Institutional Equity and Equal Opportunity will tailor a presentation to meet your needs on any of the following topics:

  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Sexual Misconduct
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act 
  • Affirmative Action
  • Please contact our office at 859-257-8927 to discuss setting-up a training for your department or group.

 

Web-Based Trainings (WBT)

Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct: What you need to know

All new employees are expected to take this training during their 90-day probationary period. 

You can expect to learn:

  • What is discrimination and harassment
  • Actions that are considered sexual assault
  • Where to report suspected policy violations
  • What your responsibility is according to University policy.
  • Investigative process
  • Possible resolutions

You will benefit by:

  • Developing an understanding of the University's role and your role in preventing, responding, and resolving sexual misconduct.
  • To access the web-based training login to myUK.  Once logged in, click on the Employee Self Service tab and myUK Learning.  Under myUK Learning select "click this link to access myUK Learning."  Under Find Learning type in Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct: What you need to know and click on it.  Then click Go.  Click on start course.   

To access the web-based training login to myUK.  Once logged in, click on the Employee Self Service tab and myUK Learning.  Under myUK Learning select "click this link to access myUK Learning."  Under Find Learning type in Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct: What you need to know and click on it.  Then click Go.  Click on start course.