Harvard provides a 45-minute online training course, "Supporting a Harassment-Free Community (University-Wide)", to all faculty and staff at Harvard. Below, you will find answers to commonly asked questions about this course.
If you encounter any problems launching the course, please follow this step-by-step guide to troubleshoot common issues.
Frequently Asked Questions Concerning the Online Course
What are the University's goals in the online course?
understand the key points of the University’s Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy;
understand the resources Harvard makes available to members of the community who have experienced sexual and gender-based harassment, how to access those resources (or how to help another member of the community access those resources), and the different roles served by different resources;
understand who has an obligation to share information about potential incidents of sexual and gender-based harassment with a Title IX Coordinator and why that it is important to our collective effort to foster an environment where everyone has a fair opportunity to do their best work; and
understand confidentiality as it relates to Harvard resources.
How do I access the online course?
Who is expected to take this course?
How long will it take to complete the online course?
What if I am unable to access a computer to take the online course?
I am having difficulty accessing the course from my tablet, iPad, or mobile phone.
I am currently on leave and cannot take the course right now.
What if I’ve already taken a similar online course at another affiliated institution?
I’m getting a message that says I need a HarvardKey to enroll in the course. How do I get a HarvardKey?
If you need a HarvardKey, you will need to claim your Key and Duo Authentication:
- Claim your HarvardKey at this website https://key.harvard.edu/select-user-type. Then follow the instruction steps using your 8-digit Harvard ID number (located at the bottom of your Harvard ID). Use the same information you provided to Harvard Human Resources (legal first and last name, email, date of birth) for the fields in setting up your HarvardKey.
- DUO Setup: http://huit.harvard.edu/twostep/device
- Smart phone setup: https://huit.harvard.edu/twostep