Northern Michigan University utilizes a range of training to promote awareness, risk reduction, and prevention programing in an effort to reduce the risk of relationship violence (dating violence/domestic violence), sexual misconduct (sexual assault, sexual exploitation, and sexual or gender-based harassment), and stalking, collectively referred to as “Prohibited Conduct.”

  • All Northern Michigan University employees are required to complete online training in preventing harassment, discrimination and sexual violence, in addition to reporting procedures via EverFi, a third-party training program. For more information on this training, contact Janet Koski, Equal Opportunity Officer and Title IX Coordinator at 906-227-2420 or
  • Students are provided Sexual Assault prevention training (per Michigan legislature) via EverFi, an online third-party training program. Freshman and transfer students are offered the training early in the semester, and all other students are offered the training during the Thanksgiving break. For more information on this training, contact, Jill Compton, Internal Auditor at 906-227-2420 or
  • Additional programs and other training offered throughout the year include bystander intervention, prevention, awareness, including training on institutional policies on sex/gender discrimination and sexual and/or relationship misconduct. 
  • NMU also offers programs and information on risk reduction.

Title IX Training and Certifications

Training for all individuals involved in the Northern Michigan University Title IX grievance/complaint process is an ongoing effort. Training includes in-house training and training with Title IX experts. See below for links to recent training these individuals have received. Please note that these materials are posted as a limited release pursuant to law for review and inspection purposes only. This information remains copyrighted and proprietary. Sharing this information publicly does not permit fair use, copying, dissemination, or further transmission. Any use of this material for commercial or training purposes without explicit written permission is not authorized and will be pursued as a violation of the author’s copyrights.