Equal Opportunity Office staff members are available to provide training upon request to any University department, or to any student, faculty or employee group.  Training topics include:

To request a training, please contact the EOO at or (706) 542-7912.

The Equal Opportunity Office offers trainings on many of the topics listed above on a quarterly basis through UGA's Training and Development Center.  "Introduction to the Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment (NDAH) Policy" and "LGBTQ Primer" both count as an elective toward UGA's Diversity and Inclusion Certificate. To review course offerings at the Training and Development Center and to register, please go to:

*The attached PDF file identifies sexual violence awareness and prevention programs that are available at UGA through the EOO and other offices on campus.


Upcoming Training Events

An interactive, introductory course on UGA's Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment (NDAH) Policy that explains the practical applications of the Policy and discusses case studies.  Topics covered include: to whom and in what contexts the NDAH Policy applies; definitions of discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment; what to do if you have knowledge that discrimination or harassment is occurring; mandatory reporting obligations for persons in positions of authority; and EOO procedures for responding to and/or investigating complaints under the NDAH Policy. This course is recommended for all University employees and counts as an elective toward UGA's Diversity and Inclusion Certificate.  

Dates and Times Offered at UGA Training & Development
October 26, 2017 - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
November 8, 2017 - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
December 7, 2017 - 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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Event date:
10/26/2017 - 10:00am to 12/07/2017 - 5:00pm

This class will discuss the University’s compliance obligations under Section 504 and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as relates to UGA students, employees, and other University community members with disabilities.  The class will explain the respective responsibilities of the person with a disability and the University in terms of making requests for accommodations and participating in the interactive process to determine if a reasonable accommodation can be provided.  The class will also explain the respective roles of UGA’s Disability Resource Center, Human Resources and the Equal Opportunity Office in responding to requests for accommodations and insuring legal compliance, and will discuss examples of reasonable accommodations.   

Presenters: Trisha Tonge Barefield, Disability Resource Center & Clare Norins, Equal Opportunity Office

Date and Time Offered at UGA Training & Development
November 7, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

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Event date:
11/07/2017 - 9:00am

This class discusses what it means to identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and/or Queer (LGBTQ) and how to create a more inclusive culture within the UGA community for LGBTQ-identified students, faculty and staff. This course counts as an elective toward UGA's Diversity and Inclusion Certificate. 

Presenters: Meg Evans, LGBT Resource Center & Clare Norins, Equal Opportunity Office

Date and Time Offered at UGA Training & Development
December 14, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

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Event date:
12/14/2017 - 9:00am