Professional Learning & Training

Take advantage of opportunities to foster inclusive excellence.

Listen, Learn & Lead: How I Show Up In Conversations

Teamwork & collaboration

  • Listen and preview “Communication for Inclusion” in Vector Solutions.
  • Learn about communication styles and how they affect your ability to communicate inclusively.
  • Lead deeper, more inclusive communication to promote collaboration, respect, and civility.


Training Dates:
April 9, 2024
April 16, 2024
April 23, 2024
May 7, 2024
May 14, 2024
May 21, 2024
June 4, 2024
June 11, 2024
June 18, 2024
June 25, 2024


All trainings will be held from 12:00p-1:00p. Register Now

Inclusive Monarch | Level 1

At the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our Inclusive Monarch Level 1 Professional Learning Program. Our program is aligned with our University Strategic Plan and Monarch Plan for Inclusive Excellence. We understand the importance of providing individuals with the tools and knowledge necessary to create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere in their workplace or learning environment.

We invite you to join us on this exciting journey towards creating a more inclusive world. Before logging in click here for instructions to complete Level I of the Inclusive Monarch Professional Learning Program today!

Access SafeColleges Training

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VectorSolutions Trainings

Online learning is offered through VectorSolutions (SafeColleges) and is available to all ODU employees and students who have a MIDAS ID. This program offers a variety of self-paced training courses which can be accessed 24/7 and comes with a printable certificate of successful completion.

The following trainings have been curated by the Monarch Task Force for Inclusive Excellence to provide a baseline and foundation for campus community. Locate them under the appropriate tab on the VectorSolutions website:

  • Inclusive Excellence Bundle for AP Faculty and Classified Staff
  • Inclusive Excellence Bundle for Instructional Faculty
Equity Policy Tab


  • Becoming an Ally
Equity Learning Library Tab


  • Communication Styles and Skills
  • Implicit Bias and Microaggression Awareness
  • Making Campus Safe for LGBTQ+ Students
Equity Social and Behavioral Tab


  • Americans with Disability Act
  • Discrimination Awareness in the Workplace
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • DEI Practices
Equity Human Resources Tab