UIC Student Sexual Misconduct Policy

Training Programs

Training regarding sexual misconduct is provided by the Campus Advocacy Network upon request to academic departments, campus police and various student services units in order to assist with a victim-centered response and referrals. In depth training about sexual misconduct, confidential advocacy services and options available to victims of interpersonal violence are also offered to orientation leaders, resident hall assistants and peer mentors, and peers to allies student facilitation leaders.

New student conduct board members receive a 16-hour training that includes curriculum on the University's obligations under Title IX, Clery and Campus SaVE, legal definitions, rubric to evaluate consent, sexual assault, the neurobiology of sexual assault, victim blaming, research on the perpetration of sexual assault on college campuses, dating and domestic violence, stalking, the role of the conduct panelist, preponderance of evidence, and mock conduct hearings. Continuing student conduct board members, Title IX coordinator, and Office of the Dean of Students staff receive advanced training on an annual basis.

Staff at the Campus Advocacy Network collaborate with campus programs to reach student organization leaders especially those who are members of fraternities and sororities. The Campus Advocacy Staff serve on the Greek Life Advisory Board and present at the annual Collegiate Greek Training Institute.

The Campus Advocacy Network also offers internship opportunities for students that include intensive training about interpersonal violence, bystander intervention, crises support, resources on campus and options for victims of sexual misconduct. Interns assist with programs, research about positive campus norms for interpersonal relationships and consent and the development of media that convey those norms.