Complete the following training within 30 days of your start date:
Mandatory for all NAU employees (administrators, staff, faculty, graduate assistants, part-time/temporary employees and student workers)
New Employee Welcome
For all new employees, including benefit eligible employees, student workers, part time temps, graduate assistants, etc., please complete the online version: new employee orientation.
Any employee working on campus must take the Return to Campus Safety training prior to beginning work on campus.
How to access the training:
• Log into Blackboard Learn: https://bblearn.nau.edu/
• On your “Current Courses” dashboard, select the “Safe Return to Campus” course.
• The training video is 20 minutes long. Once the video is complete, you will take a quiz.
• Download or print a certificate of completion for your supervisor’s records.
Harassment and Discrimination Prevention and Accommodating Disabilities trainings
Northern Arizona University requires all faculty, staff, and student employees to complete the Harassment & Discrimination Prevention (approximately 90 minutes) and Accommodating Disabilities (approximately 60 minutes) trainings to help create a safe working environment and to prevent workplace harassment and discrimination. New employees are required to complete both training courses within 30 days of their hire date.
All current part-time and full-time administrators, staff, faculty, graduate assistants, and student employees were required to complete Harassment & Discrimination Prevention and Accommodating Disabilities no later than January 13, 2020. If you have not yet completed the courses, please do so as soon as possible. Supervisors will receive completion reports soon.
Recently hired employees who have taken either Harassment & Discrimination Prevention or its predecessor, Intersections, within the last 60 days (from November 14, 2019) are not required to retake that training, but are required to complete Accommodating Disabilities.
Employees will not have access to the training system until they have reached their start date and all paperwork has been received and processed by Human Resources, which can take up to 2 business days after your start date.
Please do not use Internet Explorer to access the training site, it is not compatible. The most recent versions of either Firefox or Google Chrome are best. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Equity and Access Office at (928) 523-3312 or email EAOTraining@nau.edu. For technical issues not addressed by changing browsers, please the LawRoom technical support website for assistance.
Information Security Essentials
This mandatory online training is designed to educate employees about secure access to the relevant data they need to conduct university business. It covers the essentials needed to help prevent unauthorized access to systems, data, and networks which can lead to misuse of, or damage to computer assets or data. The Information Security Essentials Training is found on the Information Security page at ITS: https://in.nau.edu/its/infosecessentials/.
CERT: Conduct, Ethics, Reporting and Transparency Disclosure
In order to protect the public trust and the integrity of the university, NAU requires all employees and volunteers to complete this annual disclosure form which helps to identify, manage, reduce, and if possible, eliminate any potential conflict of interest. For information and access to the form, visit NAU CERT Program.
This training can have a delay of up to 2 business days after your start date. Additionally, you will need to complete all of your new hire paperwork, and your ePAR will have to be fully approved before you can do the training. If you receive an “employee not found” error, it is possible that our database has not updated yet or your paperwork is not complete.
Loss Prevention Training
The goal of NAU administration is to protect the health and well-being of our students and employees in all their efforts, and to protect the NAU property and resources that comprise our institution. It is the expectation that every NAU employee will be an active participant in programs designed to prevent loss. The NAU Loss Prevention Manual has been written with that goal in mind: Online Loss Prevention Training Page
Mandatory for some employees; highly recommended for all:
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Northern Arizona University is a community unto itself. As such, the university is the repository for various types of information about the members of the community. The sharing of that information is governed by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). FERPA became law in 1974 and provides requirements for the proper release of information pertaining to students’ educational records.
The law stipulates the conditions for the release of information to others, both within and outside the university. FERPA training for staff and faculty is available in an online session at FERPA Online Training.