New Student Required Online Education Courses

Welcome, New Toreros!

As part of the University of San Diego's commitment to the well-being of our individual students and to the larger USD community, all incoming undergraduate students, and all students joining Greek Life, are required to complete an online education course series which includes the following three courses:
 
  • Diversity Equity and Inclusion for Students
  • AlcoholEdu for College
  • Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates

These interactive, two-part courses are designed to help you think about how you will contribute to a welcoming and thriving community. Together, these courses will empower you to make well-informed decisions and to know how to support yourself and your peers. Please review the below information for some background on each of the courses. 

 
Diversity Equity and Inclusion for Students
Course Structure:
  • Part 1: 45-60 minutes
  • Part 2: 5-10 minutes

Key Content: Diversity Equity and Inclusion for Students is a curriculum designed to help students learn about key concepts related to identity, bias, power, privilege, and oppression. This course also provides students with an opportunity to better understand the benefits of a diverse community and develop skills related to ally behavior, self-care, and creating inclusive spaces. This course will cover the following topics:

  • Identity and Selfhood
  • Imposter Syndrom
  • Identity Transitions
  • Power and Privilege
  • Oppression Bias and Unconcious Bias
  • Respect and Allyship
  • Self-care
 
AlcoholEdu for College
Course Structure:
  • Part 1: 60-75 minutes
  • Part 2: 10-15 minutes

Key Content: AlcoholEdu for College is a curriculum designed specifically for new students. This course offers students a personalized experience based on their drinking choices and readiness to change, covering the following topics:

  • Standard Drink Definition
  • Risk Factors and Choices
  • How Choices Affect Goals
  • Factors that Influence Drinking Decisions
  • BAC Basics
  • Sexual Assault and Understanding Consent
  • Creating an Action Plan
  • Law & Policies
  • How to Take Care of Yourself and Others
 
Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates
Course Structure:
  • Part 1: 45-60 minutes
  • Part 2: 5-10 minutes
Key Content: Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates is a curriculum designed specifically for new students. This course offers Title IX and Clery Act Training which enables students to recognize sexual assault and harassment behavior, identify healthy and unhealthy relationship practices, and equips students with essential skills to navigate consent-based conversations and engage in bystander intervention safely. The course will cover the following topics:
  • Values, Identities, and Relationships
  • Gender Identities and Stereotypes
  • Sexual Harassment and Stalking
  • Consent, Coercion, and Stepping In
  • Reporting Options and Responding to a Survivor
 
 
For course dates and access instructions, please select from the below: