Training and Education

Training FAQs

Students

Mandatory Virtual Training

Due February 22, 2021

All undergraduate and graduate students are required to complete updated virtual public health training before beginning the spring semester. This training contains important information on RI public health guidance and RISD-specific policies.

NOTE: Student training is embedded in the Comevo orientation and re-orientation software. Students should check their risd.edu email address for their unique link to access the training or write to studaff@risd.edu with concerns/questions.

Repercussions for Not Completing the Training
If a RISD student does not complete the training, their ID card will be deactivated and they will not be permitted in any RISD buildings or exterior spaces until they do so.

Student Leaders and Programming

All formal student leaders (Resident Advisors, Advocates for Inclusion in Residence, Cultural Programmers, Orientation Leaders) are provided ongoing training on public health practices, conduct policies and social normings. Student Health Advocates support broad programming on wellness at RISD (healthy social relationships, suicide prevention, mental health, physical fitness) and function as “social influencers” regarding public health expectations.

Employees

Mandatory Virtual Training

Due March 1, 2021

All employees and new hires are required to complete virtual public health training before the spring semester, whether or not they are working on campus.

Repercussions for Not Completing the Training
If a RISD employee does not complete the training, their ID card will be deactivated and they will not be permitted in any RISD buildings or exterior spaces until they do so.

Navigating the Training 

  • Access the training through the Canvas Learning Management System. You must submit a form at the end of the training that you completed all modules for it to be tracked in the system.
  • All employees that are able to access Canvas should complete the training online. Printable PDFs of the training are available in EnglishSpanish and Portuguese.

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