Northern Michigan University utilizes a range of training to promote awareness, risk reduction, and prevention programing in an effort to reduce the risk of sexual misconduct.  Sexual misconduct collectively identifies any of the following acts of unwanted to unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that occurs without consent: sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking, dating violence, domestic violence, voyeurism, sex discrimination, and any other conduct of a sexual nature that is nonconsensual. 

  • All Northern Michigan University employees are required to complete online training in preventing harassment, discrimination and sexual violence, in addition to reporting procedures via LawRoom, a third-party training program. For more information on this training, contact Kate Havel, EO/Title XI Specialist at 906-227-2417 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.