Required Training for KSU Employees

  • Completing required courses on time is a condition of employment at Kennesaw State University, and required by Federal, State, USG, and University regulations.

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    For technical issues with on-line training contact service@kennesaw.edu

    Instructions to successfully complete on-line training
    • Right to Know Global Harmonized System

      WHEN: Prior to your New Employee Orientation as required the "Public Employee Hazardous Chemical Protection and Right to Know Act of 1988” (O.C.G.A. 45-22-2).

      Go to http://www.usg.edu/facilities/rtk-ghs/ - follow the instructions at this link to complete the 30 minute course, and print your certificate to bring to new employee orientation.

      (If you have received an offer of employment but not received information on new employee orientation please contact Human Resources at hr@kennesaw.edu to arrange to attend a session.

      Note: this training is provided by an external vendor and will not show in your Owltrain learning plan or transcript.

      For questions about the content of this course see contact information at: https://www.usg.edu/facilities/.

      • Environmental Health and Safety New Employee Training

        WHEN: Prior to starting regular job duties as required by Federal Occupational Safety and Health Training Standards, State and USG policy.

        All new hires including employees who have been absent from work for over one year. Go to Environmental Health and Safety New Employee Training and sign in with your NetID.

        • Watch the entire 9 minute course including all videos with no skipping.
        • Answer all questions correctly.
        • Close the training window after watching the videos and answering all questions.
        • Upon completion of the online course, download the Orientation Checklist (Download here) and give it to your supervisor. This form should be completed by your supervisor to document completion of job-specific orientation provided by the department. The Supervisor should sign the form and forward it to EHS at ehs@kenessaw.edu

        Additional training is required for some positions. Go to http://ehs.kennesaw.edu/services/training.php and review the training needs assesment for your college to determine requirements based on your job responsibilities and exposure to risk.

        For questions about the content of this course please contact: ehs@kenessaw.edu

        • USG Required Ethics Training

          WHEN: Within 30 days of employment and periodically as required by the University System of Georgia.

          Go to USG Required Ethics Training and sign in with your NetID

          • Watch the entire 25 minute course including all videos with no skipping.
          • Answer all questions correctly. Failure to score 80% correct will require you to re-take the course.
          • Answer the policy acknowledgement question in the affirmative or you will not pass the course.
          • Close the training window after watching the videos and answering all questions.

          For questions about the content of this course see contact information at: https://kennesaw.alertline.com/gcs/welcome

          • KSU Conflict of Interest Training (Annual)

            WHEN: Within 30 days of employment and annually each Fall semester as required by Kennesaw State University.

            Go to Conflict of Interest Training and sign in with your NetID

            • Watch the entire 8 minute course including all videos with no skipping.
            • Answer all questions correctly. Failure to score 2 out of 3 correct will require you to re-take the course.
            • Close the training window after watching the videos and answering all questions.
            • Then review and complete the Outside Activity & Conflict of Interest disclosure form at: coi.kennesaw.edu

            For questions about the content of this course please contact: conflictofinterest@kennesaw.edu

            • Clery Act New Employee Training

              WHEN: Within 30 days of employment as required by the Clery Act Federal Statute 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f). 

              Go to Clery Act New Employee Training and sign in to OwlTrain with your NetID

              • Watch the entire 20 minute course including all videos with no skipping.
              • Answer all questions correctly. Failure to score 100% correct will require you to re-take the course.
              • Close the training window after watching the videos and answering all questions.
              • When the course is over complete and submit the CSA Acknowledgement form.

              For questions about the content of this course please contact: police@kennesaw.edu

              • Clery Act Annual Refresher Training (Annual)

                WHEN: Annually each Fall semester as required by by the Clery Act Federal Statute 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f). 

                Go to Clery Act Annual Refresher Training and sign in to OwlTrain with your NetID

                • Watch the entire 8 minute course including all videos with no skipping.
                • Answer all questions correctly. Failure to score 100% correct will require you to re-take the course.
                • Close the training window after watching the videos and answering all questions.
                • When the course is over complete and submit an updated CSA Acknowledgement form.

                For questions about the content of this course please contact: police@kennesaw.edu

                • KSU Information Security Training (Annual)

                  WHEN: Within 30 days of employment and annually each Fall semester as required by USG IT Handbook Section 5.9.

                  • Go to: KSU Information Security Training and sign in with your NetID. 
                  • Watch the entire 12 minute video with no skipping.
                  • Answer the question at the end of the course correctly. A correct answer will count as passing.
                  • Close the training window after watching the entire video and answering the question correctly for a completed status.

                  For questions about the content of this course contact the Office of Cyber Security at ocs@kennesaw.edu.

                  • Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Awareness Training (Annual)

                    WHEN: Within 60 days of receiving the e-mail with registration and completion information as required by KSU and federal Title IX compliance guidelines.

                    • You will receive an email from Kennesaw State University Online Training <donotreply@lawroom.com> with access to the course.
                    • Complete the 60 minute course and answer all questions.
                    • Bridges, Building a Supportive Community, is a web-based, interactive training program for faculty and staff that includes scenarios and examples you may face around sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual harassment.
                    • This program will provide you and your colleagues with important skills and resources to help foster a safe, inclusive, and healthy campus environment.

                    Note: this training is provided by an external vendor and will not show in your Owltrain learning plan or transcript.

                    For questions about this course please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at eeo@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2614.

                    • KSU Driver Qualification Program (Annual - from last completion date)

                      WHEN: Prior to operating any vehicle on KSU business as required by Official Code of Georgia Section 50-19-1 through Section 50-19-9 and Section 50-5-141.

                      LEVEL 1 - Motor Vehicle Operator Training
                      *This course is best viewed in Chrome or Firefox.*

                      This program is to establish basic driver training in accordance with Kennesaw State University Policy and Board of Regents Policy. This program is required for ALL employees (full time, part time, student workers, occasional or temporary workers) of KSU who drive University owned or controlled vehicles, rental vehicles, personal vehicles for KSU business or low speed vehicles such as golf carts, Gators, Mules etc. This training is a requirement if an employee is travelling between campus locations, transporting of employees, students or guests, driving to meetings, driving to a conference or completing any University business that requires driving, regardless of vehicle ownership or driving frequency. This training is also an acknowledgement of State policies for driving.

                      1. Go to: Mandatory Vehicle Operator Training
                        and log in with your NetID and Password
                      2. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the 25 minute long course

                      **If it is determined that an employee will NEVER drive on behalf of KSU and claims exemption for any reason, the employee must complete the KSU Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Exempt form. You will not be authorized to operate any vehicle for KSU business. Remember exemption from this program also excludes the employee from liability insurance coverage under the State Tort Claims Act, and you will not have the same immunity from personal liability as other State employees.

                      You must complete this training or the KSU Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Exemption Form in order for you to be in compliance with the State policy.

                      LEVEL 2 - National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course
                      Defensive Driving is required for all approved drivers who operate a state vehicle, rent a vehicle or drive their own personal vehicle for KSU Business. The goal of the National Safety Council’s (NSC) Defensive Driving Course is to provide drivers with knowledge and safe driving techniques to prevent collisions and violations. This State recognized, 6 hour course focuses on collision prevention though hazard recognition and the application of collision-avoidance techniques. In addition, the course addresses common driving violations that result in collisions and how to change driving habits to eliminate moving violations.

                      1. Go to: National Safety Council's Defensive Driving Course and log on with your NetID & Password.
                      2. Select a session of the National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course.
                      3. Attend and complete the Instructor Led Training Session for the date you selected.

                      For questions about these courses course please contact riskmanagement@kennesaw.edu

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