Training and Resources
Training and Resources
OAE offers training, resources and support on a variety of topics that support a University experience that is inclusive of all participants. We encourage you to review the listings below to learn more.
Request a Training
OAE facilitates training on topics including discrimination and unlawful harassment, accessibility and inclusion of people with disabilities, and conflict resolution.
To attend an in-person training from OAE, please RSVP to the following upcoming events:
Accessing Higher Ground Virtual Conference
November 20 – 22, 2019 at the Regenstein Library.
Accessing Higher Ground is a conference on accessible media, web and technology. The Office for Access and Equity has partnered with Library Services, IT Services, and Student Disability Services to offer a free virtual screening of Accessing Higher Ground on November 20 – 22. For more information and to register, please visit the Library Services’ website.
To request an in-person training from OAE, please contact Liz Honig (email@example.com). Training offerings include:
- Supporting Our Community: The University’s Policy on Harassment, Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct and Reporting Disclosures.
- Accessibility at the University of Chicago: Moving Beyond Compliance.
- Planning for Access: Best Practices in Hosting Inclusive Events.
We also will work with you to create a custom training upon request.
Online training options. Equal Opportunity Programs partnered with an external vendor, Everfi (LawRoom), to offer a variety of online courses. These trainings are available to all members of our campus community. To request access to a training, please contact Equal Opportunity Programs (firstname.lastname@example.org).
OAE is committed to providing information on best practices that support a University experience that is inclusive of all participants. For more information, click on the links to access the resources below.
- Office for Access and Equity brochure.
- Accessible Events Resource Guide.
- Accessible Events Resource Guide Checklist.
- Reasonable Accommodations for Faculty, Other Academic Appointees, and Postdoctoral Researchers.
For additional information regarding accessibility, please visit the Accessibility Resources page. For additional information related to Equal Opportunity Programs, please visit the Education and Training page.
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Please contact Liz Honig (email@example.com).
In keeping with its long-standing traditions and policies, the University of Chicago considers students, employees, applicants for admission or employment, and those seeking access to University programs on the basis of individual merit. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law (including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972). For additional information regarding the University of Chicago’s Policy on Harassment, Discrimination, and Sexual Misconduct, please see: http://harassmentpolicy.uchicago.edu/page/policy.
The University official responsible for coordinating compliance with this Notice of Nondiscrimination is Bridget Collier, Associate Provost for Equal Opportunity Programs. Ms. Collier also serves as the University’s Title IX Coordinator, Affirmative Action Officer, and Section 504/ADA Coordinator. You may contact Ms. Collier by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, by calling 773.702.5671, or by writing to Bridget Collier, Office of the Provost, The University of Chicago, 5525 S. Ellis Ave., Suite B, Chicago, IL 60637.