Required training and policy review

Review policies

Print the Required Training and Policy Checklist document. Read the policies. Complete required training in the timeframes listed below. Sign the document and return it to your department HR associate to include in your personnel file. 

Code of Conduct

Read the VCU Code of Conduct and complete the Integrity at VCU Onboarding course in Talent@VCU within your first 60 days of employment.

Additionally, during your first year of employment, and annually thereafter, you will also be prompted to complete Annual Integrity and Compliance Education in Talent@VCU. Graduate assistants and postdocs complete this training in Blackboard. You are not required to do anything to receive the prompt for training, but please review any emails from to ensure you do not miss training notifications. 



One time, within 90 days:

Virginia Terrorism and Security Awareness Orientation

Enroll on Blackboard at

Questions? Contact Lori Dachille, Director of VCU Emergency Preparedness, at (804) 827-2238 or


One time, within 30 days:

Title IX Training  

Enroll at


One time, within 60 days:

Online Safety Awareness Orientation

Enroll on Blackboard at


One time, within 90 days:

Federal Emergency Management Institute (FEMA) - “IS-907-Active Shooter: What You Can Do”
Enroll online at



VCU Information Security Annual Awareness Training. This training must be completed by all employees once every year as scheduled by VCU IT. When prompted, log into Talent@VCU to find and complete the training.