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CDE Training Policy

Training with CDE

Access the CDE Online Training Page to learn more about our course offerings.

All George Mason University ("Mason") employees, defined as anyone who receives a paycheck from Mason, are required to complete three (3) CDE trainings: Title IX Overview and Sexual Harassment Prevention, Equal Opportunity: A Fair Shake and Ethics.

Please Note Our Policy Has Changed:


All Mason NEW HIRES are reqiuired to complete these trainings in-person OR online within their first 30 days of employment:

  1. Title IX Overview and Sexual Harassment Prevention
  2. Equal Opportunity: A Fair Shake*
  3. Ethics

* The Equal Opportunity: A Fair Shake curriculum is part of Mason's new employee Classified Staff or Administrative Professional Faculty Orientation.


All Mason employees are required to complete one ANNUAL AND two BIENNIAL trainings:

Annual Training

  1. Title IX Overview and Sexual Harassment Prevention (In-Person or Online)

Biennial Training and Schedule

  1. Equal Opportunity: A Fair Shake (In-Person or Online)
  2. Ethics (In-Person or Online)*

* Departments or units may require their employees to take Ethics training more frequently depending on the employees' responsibilities.

It is the policy of George Mason University to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodations to fully participate in a training session, please contact CDE at (703) 993-8730 or Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Download CDE Training Policy (.docx)