Know Your Rights: Discrimination and Sexual Violence Required Training

To all students:

Stony Brook University is firmly committed to creating and fostering a learning and working environment in which all members of our community can thrive. Maintaining an environment that is free from discrimination and sexual violence is a major part of that commitment.

To that end, the University is providing education and awareness training for members of our community, starting with students, to help continue to foster the positive environment that is key to your success here at Stony Brook.

This online, interactive training on the prevention of discrimination and sexual violence is required and must be completed by Friday, October 17, 2014.

To take the training, have your NetID and password ready, and click the following link:

If you have questions, please contact the Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action (ODAA) at: (631) 632-6280 or

I know you share my commitment to making Stony Brook University a safe and respectful environment for all, and that I can count on you to complete this important training.

Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD

Statement of the University Non-Discrimination Policy:

Consistent with federal and state guidelines, Stony Brook University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, or veterans' status in its educational programs or employment. If you are a student or an employee of Stony Brook University and you consider yourself to be a target of discrimination or harassment, you may file a complaint in writing with the Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action. If you choose to file a complaint within the University, you do not lose your right to file with an outside enforcement agency such as the State Division of Human Rights, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or the Office of Civil Rights.

The University Interim Director for Title IX and Risk Management is Marjolie Leonard, Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action at Stony Brook University.