Are new hires required to complete the Beyond Compliance Requirement?

Yes, new hires are expected to complete the Beyond Compliance requirement. During new hire orientation, new employees are asked to complete the four courses listed below:

  • Bridges: Building A Supportive Community (Title IX)
  • Bullying in the Workplace
  • Ethics and Code of Conduct
  • Prevent Harassment and Discrimination

All four courses are Beyond Compliance eligible. All faculty and staff are required to complete at least two hours of Beyond Compliance training every year. To register, visit If your employee did not attend new hire orientation and needs to be assigned the courses, please contact the Training and Development department at or call Monica Guinn at 330-672-0684.

POSTED: Thursday, July 21, 2016 03:06 PM
UPDATED: Saturday, December 03, 2022 01:02 AM
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The Kent State Employee Benefits team was recently made aware of a retirement scam. Beware of any emails from a business entity called “An Easy Retirement.”

Faculty and staff reaching milestone years of age 65, 70, and 75 with group and supplemental life insurance policies through Securian Financial will receive notice of plan reductions based on reaching a milestone year. 

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Human Resources and partner BeWell Solutions are pleased to announce the 2023 events for the Wellness Your Way rewards program. Webinars, health screenings and wellness challenges are available for registration now.