TRAINING & EDUCATION
Title IX guidelines require all members of the Title IX conduct process to receive appropriate training for their role. Training will be ongoing throughout the year and logged on a regular basis in accordance with Title IX guidelines. NCSSM utilizes a membership with the Student Conduct Institute, the State University of New York.
Our membership is provided to us through the UNC System.
Training & Education for Students
Information about your rights under Title IX are available in the Title IX Institutional Policy. Students receive a brief overview of the policy in the NCSSM Orientation Course which highlights the Title IX site. Students will participate in required education on a regular basis including the Junior Residential Education Course, Cornerstone, and required meetings. Optional events will be offered throughout the year by the Title IX office.
Title IX information and opportunities will be shared via a quarterly newsletter and events will be posted to the Student Activities google calendar for each campus.
Information about Title IX shared with students in their beginning-of-year orientation for the 2023 - 2024 academic year can be found in the presentation linked here.
Information on healthy relationships, boundaries, and consent shared with students can be found in the presentation linked here. This is part of a series of mandatory seminars for students throughout the year. Other topics covered in the seminars include dating violence prevention, drug and alcohol prevention, and more.
Training & Education for Employees
Employees receive a brief overview of the Title IX Institutional Policy in All Employee Orientation. Additional educational opportunities are available throughout the year; including Time with IX, required sexual harassment education through Human Resources, and more.
Title IX information and opportunities will be shared via a semester newsletter and events will be posted to the Student Activities google calendar for each campus. Durham available here, Morganton available here.
Employees interested in working with students to increase awareness of sexual assault and participate in prevention education can also join a campus specific club of It's On Us, to assist with planning programs, identifying needs on campus, and ending sexual misconduct on campus.
Human Resources Policies and Forms
It is the policy of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics that no employee may engage in speech or conduct that is defined as workplace harassment. Our school's workplace harassment policies and procedures can be read in full in the document linked below.
It is the policy of The University of North Carolina that the grievance process exists to allow for prompt, fair, and orderly resolution of disputes arising out of employment. The UNC System's SHRA Grievance Policy can be read in full in the first document linked below, and NCSSM's SHRA Grievance Initial Filing Form can be downloaded from the second link below.
Training Resources for Employees in the Investigation Process for 2023-24 will be available soon on the website. Training is provided through the SUNY Student Conduct Institute.