Mandatory and Compliance Training

Cyber Security Training can only be taken once per year. FY 20/21 training will be available 09/01/2020. We are unable to publish training before 09/01 due to state certification requirements. The campaign period will be from 09/01 to be completed by 10/31.

Mandatory of Every Employee

  1. ADA Awareness 
    MANDATORY Training facilitated by HR Staff Professional Development and Evaluations Office, contact

  2. Sexual Harassment Prevention
    MANDATORY Training facilitated by HR Staff Professional Development and Evaluations Office, contact

  3. Cybersecurity Awareness Training  
    MANDATORY Training facilitated by IT Information Security Office
    For technical issues completing CST Cybersecurity Awareness Training, contact
    **Please note that completion credit for Cyber Security training will be updated automatically by the following business day. However, if more than three business days have passed and you still don’t see your completion credit, email ACC Tech and attach a screenshot of the Certificate of Completion you received from KnowBe4.
    + Cybersecurity Awareness FAQs 
    (Google Doc-View Only)

  4. VAWA Training (Violence Against Women Act)
    MANDATORY Training facilitated by Student Affairs Title IX Compliance Office. 
    For credit or technical issues completing VAWA Title IX training, contact
    + VAWA Training Memo (PDF)
    + Title IX District Compliance Office Webpage

REQUIRED for Administrators, Student Accessibility Services (SAS), Faculty and Adjunct Faculty

  1. ADA Section 504 and Disability Services
    Training facilitated by Student Affairs Title IX Compliance Office. 

    For credit or technical issues completing VAWA training, contact
    +ADA Section 504 (and Disability Services) module Training Memo (PDF)

    +Adjunct Faculty - Payment for ADA (and Disability Services) module Training Memo (PDF)

Recommended Requirements (Non-Mandatory)

Read more at the Health Sciences HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Webpage.

  1. HIPAA Non-Health Sciences (General Employees, Non-Health Sciences Employees ONLY)
  2. HIPAA For Health Sciences (Health Science Employees and CE Health Science Employees)

Other Requirements for Emergency Health and Environmental Safety Professionals, (Non-Mandatory)

Please note that when signing up for the EHS: workshops certain restrictions may apply.  Having trouble logging in to MSDS (Ednovia) workshops? 
Visit the following FAQ guide and follow the Safety and Environmental Management Office for further questions. 


Austin Community College follows the guidelines outlined in Chapter 21, Section 21.010 (Employment Discrimination Training for State Employees) of the Texas Labor Code with regard to training about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Sexual Harassment Prevention (SHP). In accordance with these guidelines all ACC employees shall receive employment discrimination prevention training that includes information about ACC’s policies and procedures relating to employment discrimination and sexual harassment. 

+ New employees must be in compliance no later than the 30th day after the date of employment or the date of employee assignment.
+ All Employees are required to maintain mandatory compliance, and other required training every two years or when an employee receives notification.
+ Active Employee is defined as a staff or hourly employee with a current position or an adjunct/faculty employee who has a current teaching or course assignment.

Need more information ?

The Workshops and Events Registration Application is the location for registering and viewing upcoming professional development opportunities for all employees. Please refer to the Board Policy DK for further clarification.

Visit "Professional Development Questions and Answers".

How to record your credit on Workshops Registration Application

Watch a short video on the Workshops and Event Registration application basics and learn How to complete mandatory training. 

  1. Upon successful completion of your online workshop, take a screenshot. Retain the screenshot of your completion in your Documents.
  2. If you do not see your credit reflected within 2 business days, You may have accidently closed the browser. Simply navigate to your "Google Forms" e-receipt from your inbox. Look for the confirmation receipt, and follow the instructions. (NEW) Most mandatory compliance training programs will allow you to follow the prompt to confirm your credit by entering either a) your ACC eID or b) your Name and Email Address as shown in the Employee Personnel Record.
  3. If you encounter an error processing your credit, Contact the Professional Development staff and send documentation to

How to access ACC credentials for All Employee classifications

New employees may activate ACC eID credentials online by visiting this URL 
New Employees must be complete with mandatory compliance training no later than the 30th day after the first date of employee assignment.

NOTES: Are you an Adjunct Faculty and/or Hourly Employee with issues obtaining training requirements access?  Criteria for obtaining access is dependent on your last pay date, as such, if you are to receive a paycheck on Friday, please try to access the training site again on the following business day. For Employees in Adjunct Faculty and Full-time Faculty employees must have a current (semester) course assignment.