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The Office of Equity offers a variety of trainings designed to inform students, staff, faculty, and visitors about their rights and responsibilities as members of the Northwestern community. We offer trainings on the following topics:

  • Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Reporting
  • Responsible Employee/Mandatory Reporter Training
  • Preventing Harassment and Discrimination
  • LGBTQ Ally Trainings
  • Creating Gender-Inclusive Spaces 

We welcome inquiries about training topics not listed above.

Training digest

In the 2017-18 academic year, the Office of Equity offered 123 training events.

5,263 total individuals were trained.

  • Students: 4,134
  • Staff: 743
  • Faculty: 332
  • Other (third party vendors, Greek House Directors, etc): 54
  • 31 outreach events 
  • including tabling, participating in resource fairs, office hours around campus

Request a training

To schedule a training, please contact Kate Harrington-Rosen, Equity Outreach and Education Specialist, at 847-467-7426 or You may also request a training by using our online Training Request Form.