University Training Providers
There are a number of units and departments at UIC and within the University of Illinois system that provide professional learning resources to employees and instructional services to the campus. Users interested in content from a particular provider may wish to contact that provider directly for more detailed information. For your convenience, we have provided links to the provider's website.
University of Illinois Required Training
The training courses listed below are to be completed annually by all university staff and faculty.
To comply with the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. For additional information, contact the University Ethics Office using the Toll-free Ethics Help Line at 866-758-2146 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preventing Discrimination and Sexual Violence
To comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, the Violence Against Women Act and the Clery Act; and meet the University of Illinois’ obligation and jurisdiction to respond to, investigate reports of, and prevent harassment and violence, including gender-motivated discrimination, harassment, and violence. For information, contact Amy Truelove, Deputy Title IX Coordinator Office for Access and Equity, 312-996-8670 or TitleIX@uic.edu.
Information Technology Security Program
To comply with the University of Illinois at Chicago Information Technology Security Program, faculty and staff are required to complete biennial security awareness training. UIC has acquired SANS: Securing the Human which consists of a series of short video modules and quizzes. Depending on your role at the University, you may have additional training required by your unit. Questions may be directed to your Unit Information Security Officer.
Business and Financial Processes: Knowledge and Information
The Office of Business and Financial Services (OBFS)
OBFS provides information and resources including courses and workshops, materials, and other resources supporting the business operations of all college units.
Computer Training - computers, applications, programs, software
Technology Solutions (Formerly ACCC)
Technology Solutions conducts workshops for staff, faculty, and students on topics such as computers, applications, telecommunications, network services, security, and software.
LinkedIn Learning offers video-based tutorials 24/7 for convenient, self-paced online learning. Industry experts teach thousands of tutorials on Leadership Competencies, Business Skills, and Computer Applications. Tutorials may range from 10-minute demonstrations to seven or eight hours of detailed information, longer tutorials are broken down into easy-to-manage 5-15 minute segments, and learners finish at their own pace. Your UIC NetID is required for login.
Decision Support Training
Administrative Information Technology Services (AITS) provides webinars and instructor-led training in web intelligence, web reporting, and other decision support training.
Job Competency and Skill Development
UIC Human Resources provides instructor-led training, online courses, and professional development tools to guide employees in their efforts toward career management at UIC.
UICHR Training Calendar: https://hr.uic.edu/uic-hr-training-dates/
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Workplace Compliance: Knowledge and Information
The Office for Access and Equity (OAE)
OAE provides interactive workshops to enhance compliance, diversity, accessibility and other topics for all employees of the University.
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR)
OVCR provides training and educational opportunities in Animal Care and Institutional Biosafety, Protection of Research Subjects, and Research Development Services.
Environmental, Health, and Safety Office (EHSO)
The Environmental, Health, and Safety Office (EHSO) offers both instructor-led and online courses on a wide range of occupational safety topics including laboratory safety, hazard communication, asbestos, bloodborne pathogens, confined spaces, etc. Many of these courses are required by OSHA or other regulatory agencies.
The University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System (UIHHSS)
The Department of Clinical Practice and Professional Development is part of Nursing Services and offers continuing nursing education, professional development, competency assessment, and certification support in a variety of nursing specialties are available in Nursing Services through the Employee Portal.
Professional learning and certificates
UIC Extended Campus
UIC EC offers individual courses and extended programs of study, both credit and noncredit, to help Chicago’s professional community stay abreast of cutting-edge practices and developments. Committed to access and flexibility, the EC brings the excellence of UIC’s world-class faculty and diverse academic programs to teachers and other working professionals.
UIC Extended Campus offers two on-campus project management programs; the Project Management (PMP) Prep (accelerated course) and the Project Management course at a reduced cost for University of Illinois alumni, students, and staff.
Project Management (PMP) Prep – this accelerated course is specifically designed for individuals who are preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam on an accelerated timetable and meets for four (4) consecutive weekday sessions.
The Project Management Course provides in-depth instruction on critical project management skills and team management skills, which are imperative with the matrix design of project teams. It is designed for project managers and project team members in need of formal training in project management including change management and communication plans and meets for five (5) consecutive Saturday sessions.
Both courses satisfy the Project Management Institute (PMI) educational requirements to sit for their certification exams.