Welcome to the Austin College Mandatory Student Training Overview page
At Austin College we pride ourselves on providing an enlightening college experience, which demands a safe and healthy environment. To that end, we require all Incoming Freshman to take different online training modules focusing on a number of important topics.
- Sexual Violence Prevention
- Bystander Intervention
- Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
- Alcohol & Other Drugs including: Marijuana & Stimulants
- Mental Health & Wellness
These modules are innovative, engaging, informative courses designed to promote a healthier, safer, and inclusive campus environment for everyone. Incoming Freshman will begin with the core modules, while upperclassmen will take refresher courses and modules on different topics. You will never have to take the same course twice in order to complete your student training plan! Please see below for what modules are required based on your student classification, and instruction on access & completion.
Freshman Training Program
- Sexual Violence Prevention
- Sexual Harassment & Stalking Refresher
- Alcohol & Other Drugs
- Marijuana: What You Should Know
- Personal Skills for a Diverse Campus
- Prescription Addiction: Stimulants and Depressants
- Mental Health Awareness
Students should begin by searching their email for a message from Austin College with the subject line of Vector LMS, Higher Education Student Edition Online Training. By following the link in that email, and then entering the username given to you in the email, you will be logged into your training dashboard where you will see your required modules. All students are required to complete their assigned training program by August 1, 2023. Failure to complete the program could result in a delay for class registration for the Spring 2024 semester and/or extracurricular eligibility.
If you have any technical difficulties with the program, please contact the program vendor through the “Contact” button at the bottom of the screen for assistance or email the vendor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The training contains sensitive material involving sexual and interpersonal violence. While trigger warnings and resources are provided throughout the program, we understand such programming may be problematic for some viewers. Please contact, Jake Sapp, at email@example.com for confidential support and/or to discuss alternatives.
We thank you in advance for your diligent participation in this critical program. Through this program and our other campus efforts and resources, we are becoming a nationwide model for a safer campus.
Additional Student Policy Resources
1) Student Life Publications: https://www.austincollege.edu/campus-life/student-life/student-life-publications/
2) Austin College Title IX Webpage: https://www.austincollege.edu/campus-life/title-ix-office/
We are very much looking forward to a wonderful year in beautiful Sherman, TX and we can’t wait for you to arrive! Have a wonderful remainder of your summer!