Prevent Harassment

There are many types of harassment, and many ways to learn how to prevent it.


Sexual harassment prevention

This required course, "Preventing Sexual Harassment," provides an overview of Princeton's policy prohibiting sexual harassment, helps individuals identify types of behavior that may violate our policies, and outlines the procedures and campus resources for reporting instances of sexual harassment. Through interactive quizzes and scenarios, this program covers the nuances and subtleties that exist in situations where sexual harassment can occur. 
Audience: Faculty, staff
Format: Online course, offered by the University
More information: Faculty and staff will receive a customized link to access the program directly from the vendor, Campus Answers.  For more information regarding the program, please go to the Frequently Asked Questions.

Harassment prevention

The Office of the Provost offers onsite education sessions on harassment prevention that can be customized to cover the nuances of your department or group. Topics include sexual harassment prevention; the manager's role in maintaining a respectful workplace; Equal Employment Opportunity, affirmative action and anti-discrimination; and Princeton's Title IX policies, procedures and resources. 
Audience: Faculty, staff
Format: Customized training, offered by the Office of the Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity
More information: To schedule a learning session, contact the Office of the Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity.

Bystander tools

Assessment and help website

The STANDBY website helps students assess a situation with various scenarios, and it includes a Blood Alcohol Content Calculator, safety tips and events on campus, as well as emergency phone numbers.
Audience: Students
Format: Website, offered by the Alcohol Coalition Committee, the Office of Information Technology and SHARE
More informtation: Explore the STANDBY website.

Bystander intervention tips

You can help protect the people around you by learning to watch for signs of risky or problematic behavior and intervening — whether it involves sexual harassment, excessive alcohol use, discriminatory practices or something else. The UMatter initiative has tips for learning how to take better care of yourself and others.
Audience: Students, Faculty, Staff
Format: Online reading, offered by SHARE
More information: Explore the UMatter website