Western Governors University (WGU) is committed to creating and maintaining a community in which students, faculty, and staff can work and study in an atmosphere free from all forms of harassment, exploitation, or intimidation. All employees are required to complete preventing sexual harassment and Title IX training at the time of hire and have ongoing access to that training within the HR portal. Students are provided Title IX/VAWA training at orientation and have ongoing access within the student portal.
While the sole responsibility for crimes rests on the perpetrators, the following tips may reduce the risk of many types of crimes, including sexual violence:
Confidential counseling and support resources are available to both students and staff through WGU WellConnect and Support Linc Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Services include immediate telephonic counseling and four scheduled in-person counseling sessions with trained counselors as well as community referrals and assistance understanding your reporting options. Contact information for both services are provided below:
WGU WellConnect for Students
Support Linc Employee Assistance Program for WGU Staff Members
Article Number: 20457, 2909