In order to make sure students know their rights and responsibilities, multiple trainings are offered to all students annually in addition to regular, specialized trainings for specific populations of students. Each enrolled student is required to complete a Title IX training each academic year according to Page 5 of Attachment B of CSU's Nondiscrimination Policy .
Beginning in Fall 2023, all students will complete their annual training in Canvas. Please view instructions for accessing the Canvas course in the applicable expandable section below.
Any student who finds their assigned online course difficult to complete for any reason has the opportunity to request an alternative format for the training, which can be conducted via Zoom, in person, over the phone, or through another medium that best fits the student's needs. To request an alternative format for the annual Title IX student training, please email email@example.com before your training deadline.
All Students in Fall 2023
All students must complete an online training within the first few weeks of starting classes. This includes first-time freshmen, returning students, transfers, international students, graduate students, and extended education students. The training requirement applies to every CSUF student enrolled in at least one course across all academic programs regardless of whether their classes are online, in person, or hybrid. There are separate courses for returning students and new students. All students will assigned the appropriate self-paced course in Canvas. Failure to complete the training on Canvas will result in portal restriction and a registration hold being placed on students' accounts.
Students will receive emails regarding the online training to their CSUF email address, and they will be automatically enrolled in the online Canvas course.
How to Access the Fall 2023 Training on Canvas
Below are step-by-step instructions for completing the training:
1. Log into your Student Portal using your CSUF username and password.
2. Navigate to the left side of the page under "Apps" to locate the Canvas app, or use the search bar to find it.
3. Click on the Canvas app to log into Canvas.
4. Once you are logged into Canvas, navigate to "Courses" on the left-hand navigation.
5. Locate the course titled "Fall 2023 New Student Title IX Training" OR "Fall 2023 Returning Student Title IX Training. If you think you've been assigned the wrong course, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Click on the course. Within the course, click "Modules" from the navigation list to the left of the screen.
7. Locate "Module 1: Course Orientation." Click on "Start Here: Course Orientation" to get started.
8. Complete the interactive course.
Incoming students who are new to CSUF in Fall 2023 must complete the assigned training by the deadline of 11:59pm on Sunday, October 1, 2023. A registration hold will be placed on the accounts of students who do not complete the training by the deadline. This type of hold prevents changes to class schedules and class registration, and it cannot be lifted until after successful completion of the assigned Title IX training.
If you are experiencing issues with the Canvas course, please call the Canvas support hotline at 855-302-7528 or chat with Canvas support by clicking the "Help" button in the blue lefthand navigation bar from within Canvas.
Per CSU policy , the Title IX and Gender Equity office collaborates with various campus departments and groups to bring specialized training to identified student populations, including student athletes, sports club participants, members of recognized fraternities and sororities, and other student organizations.
Student athletes receive in-person training on an annual basis. Title IX and Gender Equity collaborates with Athletics and Violence Prevention and Advocacy Services to provide the training.
Student Organization Members
All members of fraternities, sororities, sport clubs, and other identified at-risk student oragnizations receive training on an annual basis. Title IX and Gender Equity collaborates with Student Life and Leadership as appropriate to provide the training to identified groups.
Request a Training
Student organizations and groups who have not been previously identified to receive specialized, tailored training related to Title IX and Gender Equity but who desire such training on a regular basis are welcomed to contact the department to request a training, workshop, or ongoing partnership. Title IX and Gender Equity also offers consultations to student organizations on relevant developments to their organizational constitutions and bylaws. To request a training, workshop, or consultation, please email email@example.com.