New Mexico State University is committed to providing a safe and harassment-free environment for its students, employees and visitors, and equal employment opportunities in all areas of occupation. It is also committed to protecting the assets of the University, students, employees, and individuals connected with the University. A key component in achieving these commitments is ensuring that employees are trained on their responsibilities related to applicable state and federal codes, laws, and regulations.
Online Training Modules
Employees (including staff, faculty, temporary, & graduate assistants)
The Annual Compliance Certification Program for employees includes multiple, mandatory, online training modules. All regular, temporary, and GA employees must complete all modules assigned (see below for student employee requirements). Depending on regulatory requirements and NMSU Risk Assessments, the annual compliance module topics may vary from year to year. For a listing of the current year modules, click on the appropriate year in the menu to the right.
Student Employees (regular and work-study)
The Annual Compliance Certification Program for student employees includes multiple, mandatory, online training modules. All student employees must complete all modules assigned. Depending on regulatory requirements and NMSU Risk Assessments, the annual compliance module topics may vary from year to year. For a listing of the current year modules, click on the appropriate year in the menu to the right.
New Employees (all hiring types)
New employees will be enrolled in the appropriate Annual Compliance Training (ACT) Certification and an Onboarding Compliance Certification. The Onboarding Compliance Certification addresses critical “start of employment” information and will have a 14-day completion due date.
The Onboarding Compliance Certification will include general start of employment information on the following topics:
- Compliance Overview
- Computer & Data Security
- Employee Safety & Loss Control
- Introduction to the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE)
Deadlines for Completion
All employees (regardless of hiring type or hours worked) are required to complete the Compliance Training Program annually. The annual compliance training program runs from October to September of each year. All current employees will be enrolled in October and must complete the compliance training modules within 30 days of enrollment. Once enrolled in the compliance training certifications, you will be notified via email of your enrollment. Reminders will be sent via email as your deadline approaches. New hires (including returning employees) will be enrolled in the current year Annual Compliance Training Certification within 72 hours of their start date. The Onboarding Compliance Certification for new employees must be completed within 14 days of enrollment.
Download step-by-step instructions for completing the Compliance Certification training modules.