Training

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore requires all members of the UMB community to complete mandatory training each year on Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

These trainings are meant to provide the members of our community with their rights and responsibilities, information on UMB’s Policies and Procedures relating to Title IX, common definitions and understanding of what constitutes misconduct, and information on how to report and respond when misconduct is experienced or observed.


Annual training for the 2020-2021 Academic Year begins on August 15, 2020 and must be completed on or before October 15, 2020.

UMB Employees

This link will take you to UMB’s Learning Management System (LMS), where you can access your assigned training module(s).

UMB Students

This link will take you to StudentSuccess, where you can access the training using your UMID and password.

UMB Affiliates

This link will take you to SafeColleges, where you can access the Affiliate training. If you are new to UMB, please contact Stephanie Suerth Director of Education and Training at ssuerth@umaryland.edu to receive a registration key for access to the portal.

* This training, by its nature, addresses issues of sexual harassment, misconduct, and violence. UMB understands that the training may trigger an emotional response, especially if you have experienced or been impacted by these issues or behaviors. If you have concerns, questions, or would like additional information regarding the training, please contact Mary MacFadden, UMB’s Title IX Coordinator, by telephone at 410-706-4938 or electronically at mmacfadden@umaryland.edu.

** If you know or suspect a member of the UMB community has experienced, or has perpetrated, sexual misconduct, including harassment, assault, stalking, or other sexual violence, that violates UMB policy, please use the UMB Hotline (866-594-5220) to report the incident(s). If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.

Training FAQs

(updated Aug. 19, 2018) goto FAQs

Title IX Resolution Process Personnel: Training Materials

The Department of Education Office of Civil Rights requires the personnel involved in the receipt and resolution of complaints of sexual misconduct under Title IX receive training specific to their roles in the process, as well as to promote due process. UMB utilizes ATIXA for initial certification trainings.  Click the link for a full list of ATIXA training materials associated with certifications.

The titles of the certification courses taken by UMB personnel serving in the following roles are: 

  • Title IX Coordinator: Coordinator One Materials (January – June 2020, July – December 2018)
  • Title IX Investigator: Investigator Two Materials (July – December 2020)
  • Title IX Panelists: Hearing Officers and Decision-Makers Materials (July – December 2020)

*Individuals who are participating in the resolution process will attend initial certification training based on when they are appointed to serve or provide services. The dates included above indicate which certification cohorts were attended by individuals serving or expected to serve in those roles.

For individuals who may be serving in the role of Advisor, UMB's training will be provided using the following materials to train on our Policies and Procedures related to the Title IX grievance process: