EEO Training

IMPORTANT! The University of Akron is committed to an environment free of harassment and discrimination. 

All new employees which include full-time and part-time faculty, contract professionals, full-time and part-time staff will be required to complete on-line sexual harassment and discrimination training. This program is self-paced can be accessed at any time.  This training is housed in Brightspace and is entitled "Bridges: Building a Supportive Community."  Contact the EEO/AA Office should you have any questions or issues completing the training.

The University of Akron policies in regards to discrimination and harassment ensure that the University community is aware of our commitment towards an environment that fosters fairness for all. This online training is designed to make our community aware of the resources and commitment towards maintaining an environment free of discrimination and harassment.

The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action promotes the recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty in accordance with the University’s Affirmative Action Plan. Training for search committee members is located on Brightspace.  

For any further questions or to request a specialized in person training for your department, please contact the EEO/AA Office at 330-972-7300 or