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Sexual Misconduct Policies, Procedures, and Resources: Graduate Student Training is a Course

Sexual Misconduct Policies, Procedures, and Resources: Graduate Student Training

Time limit: 30 days

Full course description

Course Introduction

Indiana University is committed to providing a safe non-discriminatory environment for the entire University community. To that end, sexual misconduct (including sex- and gender-based discrimination and sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, sexual exploitation, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking) is not tolerated at IU.

The purpose of this training is to help graduate students understand how University sexual misconduct policies and procedures apply to them as students, and possibly as employees, as well as to learn about available resources and support.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the modules, you will be able to:

  • Understand the definitions for the different types of sexual misconduct, as set out by IU’s Sexual Misconduct Policy
  • Identify bystander intervention strategies
  • Explain the different roles a graduate student may serve while at IU, as well as the rights and responsibilities of those roles
  • Locate campus resources supporting those who may have experienced sexual misconduct
  • Know where to go to make a report of sexual misconduct to the University, and what happens after a report is made

Module Topics Include

  • Sexual Misconduct Policies and Resources
  • Being an Active Bystander
  • Maintaining Appropriate Professional and Academic Boundaries
  • Campus and Community Resources and Reporting Options
  • What happens after you make a report to the university?
  • Interactive Narrative #1 (Required) - Understanding Your Responsibilities as a Graduate Student
  • Interactive Narrative #2 (Optional) - Understanding Your Role as a Responsible Employee


Questions about this course should be sent to Student Welfare Initiative

Additional Information

Required training for all graduate students.


Length: 1 hour


Student Welfare Initiative


Credit: Certificate


Audience: Graduate Students