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As a member of the Texas Christian University community, you play a key role in helping the University live up to its commitment to maintain the highest ethical and professional standards of conduct free from discrimination and harassment in support of our mission. As part of our legal responsibilities as a higher education institution, we must also understand and effectively apply the rules surrounding our students’ personally identifiable information. Beyond our legal requirements, we must educate and enforce federal and state regulations to maintain high standards to guide us in our daily University activities and behave in a manner that both respects the freedom of others and refrains from interfering with normal University business.

To uphold these standards campus-wide, the University provides annual online, self-paced compliance training programs.  As an employee of TCU, you are required to complete online compliance courses related to workplace conduct, Title IX and the SaVE Act, FERPA, and the protection of minors. University employees are expected to complete their assigned courses within 30 days after the course assignment. Incomplete or non-complete courses may impact employees’ annual performance rating and/or merit increase.

You will receive an email communication from Everfi that will contain instructions on accessing the courses.

Modules for the 2019-2020 Compliance Cycle are:

TCU and Brite Faculty and Staff, including temporary employees

  • Code of Conduct: Workplace Conduct
  • FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) Basics
  • Protecting Youth: Abuse and Neglect Prevention
  • Bridges: Taking Action (Title IX and SaVE Act refresher courses) for current faculty, staff, and temporary employees. 
  • Bridges: Building a Supportive Community (Title IX and SaVE Act) for new employees and student employees. Please note: Employees required to complete the Bridges: Building a Supportive Community in the 2018-2019 academic year, but did not do so, will have this course reassigned in 2019-2020.

 TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine Faculty and Staff, including temporary employees

  • Code of Conduct: Workplace Conduct
  • FERPA Basics
  • HIPAA Basics
  • Protecting Youth: Abuse and Neglect Prevention
  • Bridges: Taking Action (Title IX and SaVE Act refresher courses) for current faculty, staff, and temporary employees. 
  • Bridges: Building a Supportive Community (Title IX and SaVE Act) for new employees and student employees. Please note: Employees required to complete the Bridges: Building a Supportive Community in the 2018-2019 academic year, but did not do so, will have this course reassigned in 2019-2020.

Non-exempt, student, and temporary employees should review and complete their course assignments during scheduled work hours.

Notes to remember for the 2019-2020 Compliance Cycle:

  • Faculty, Staff, Temporary Employees, and Student Employees will receive bi-weekly reminders until the mandatory training programs are completed.
  • All TCU, Brite, and TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine employees, including temporary employees, are required to complete the annual compliance training courses, regardless of length of employment.
  • The 2019-2020 Compliance Cycle begins July 17, 2019, and ends at 5:00 pm CDT on April 30, 2020. Employees hired after April 30, 2020, will receive their compliance training after June 1, 2020.
  • Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari are the preferred internet browsers for the mandatory trainings. The vendor does not recommend Internet Explorer.
  • The online compliance courses currently are not supported on smart phones.  We recommend that you use a tablet, laptop or a desktop computer to complete your training.
  • After the 2019-2020 launch of compliance training on July 17, 2019, you may access your assigned courses through the TCU portal at any time (my.tcu.edu/My Employee Center/Compliance/Single Sign On with TCU username and password).

Should you have further inquiries, contact Human Resources at 817-257-7790 or askhr@tcu.edu.

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