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Education and Awareness

New York University's Office of Equal Opportunity offers education and awareness workshops for the University community.

NYU employees may register for the courses below by accessing the iLearn Login under the Work tab of NYUHome.

The following courses are currently open for enrollment:

OEO 101: Preventing Discrimination & Harassment on Campus

This course will provide an overview of the NYU Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy as well as applicable federal, state, and local laws. The course will cover topics such as discrimination, sexual harassment, and 'microaggressions' in the working and learning environment. Through an interactive discussion, participants will gain awareness and develop strategies for recognizing and reporting discrimination and harassment. This two hour course is open to all NYU employees.

Upcoming Workshops: 2017 - 2018

  • Thursday, August 16th, 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Upcoming Workshops: 2018 - 2019

  • Thursday, September 17th, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Monday, October 15th, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Wednesday, October 31, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
  • Wednesday, November 14th, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Tuesday, December 4, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
  • Tuesday, December 18th, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Wednesday, January 23rd, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Thursday, February 21st, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Thursday, March 21st, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Tuesday, April 23rd, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Thursday, June 20th, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Monday, July 22nd, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Thursday, August 22nd, 11:00AM - 1:00PM

OEO 102: Supervisor's Workshop - Preventing Discrimination, Harassment & Retaliation

This workshop is an extension of the OEO 101 course designed specifically for supervisors. Supervisors play an important role in identifying and preventing harassment and discrimination in the workplace. NYU also holds supervisors to a heightened standard for reporting and responding to such issues. The workshop will offer important information, with interactive discussion and case studies, specifically relating to the role of the supervisor. This 90 minute course is open to all NYU employees with supervisory responsibilities.

Upcoming Workshops: 2017 - 2018

  • Thursday, August 16th, 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Upcoming Workshops: 2018 - 2019

  • Monday, September 17th, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Wednesday, November 14th, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
  • Wednesday, January 23rd, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Thursday, March 21st, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Thursday, May 16th, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Monday, July 22nd: 2:00PM - 4:00PM

OEO 110: Employees with Disabilities and Workplace Accommodations

This course will provide an overview of workplace accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as state and city disability law. Supervisors will learn key concepts about providing reasonable accommodations, the interactive process & cooperative dialogue, and responding to requests from employees with disabilities. This course is open to all HR officers and supervisors responsible for responding to requests for workplace accommodations.

Upcoming Workshops: 2018 - 2019

  • Wednesday, October 10th, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Monday, October 29th, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Wednesday, February 27th, 11:00AM - 1:00PM

OEO 120: Responding to Sexual Misconduct and Complying with Title IX

This course will provide an overview of Title IX and related federal/state laws, as well as a review of NYU resources, policy, and procedures with respect to responding to allegations of sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking.  This course is open to all NYU faculty and staff, and is highly encouraged for those in positions likely to receive complaints or learn of allegations of the above-referenced conduct.

Upcoming Workshops: 2017 - 2018

  • Thursday, July 26th, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
  • Tuesday, August 14th, 1:00PM - 3:00PM

Upcoming Workshops: 2018 - 2019

  • Monday, October 22nd, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Monday, December 10th, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Monday, March 18th, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Monday, May 6th, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Monday, June 24th, 2:00PM - 4:00PM

OEO 601: Best Practices for Inclusive Searches

This course provides an overview of best practices for designing a recruitment strategy that draws a diverse candidate pool. Participants will receive resources and tools to conduct broad outreach, and will learn strategies to mitigate unconscious bias at all stages of the search process, including the campus visit and in-person interviews.  

This two-hour course is open to all NYU faculty and staff, and is encouraged for those who currently serve or anticipate serving on a search committee. Employees may register in iLearn to participate in one of the open enrollment workshops listed below. Existing NYU search committees may request a workshop for their group by contacting equal.opportunity@nyu.edu.

Upcoming Workshops: 2018 - 2019

  • Wednesday, October 17th, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Thursday, November 8th, 10:00AM - 12:00PM