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Training & Compliance

Stanford requires completion of specific trainings, as well as provides you with a wealth of guides and resources to enhance your career and to remain compliant for the work that your perform at Stanford.

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Required Training

All employees are required to complete specific training for the work they perform at Stanford. Access your "All Learning" page in STARS to see the courses you may have already been assigned, and consult with your supervisor about additional training assignments and other courses you may need to complete.

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Policies & Documents

These state, federal and university policies and documents may affect you or come in handy now or in the future. We recommend you familiarize yourself with them.

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Administrative Guide

The Administrative Guide is Stanford's collection of guidelines for non-research university activities that govern workplace interactions, approaches, and processes.

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Compliance & Ethics

The Compliance & Ethics Office, within the Office of Audit, Compliance, Risk and Privacy (ACRP), strives to uphold the highest level of ethical and lawful standards at Stanford.

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Diversity & Access

This Diversity & Access Office provides an array of services to ensure equal opportunity and address bias and discrimination prohibited by law or official university policy. It assists individuals with disabilities who have requests for workplace accommodations or need assistance accessing Stanford facilities, programs and activities.

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Employee Relations

The Employee & Labor Relations Office is a resource to university staff on work-related matters and focuses on assisting in the interpretation and application of university policies, state and federal laws and managing the collective bargaining agreements.

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Sexual Harassment

The Sexual Harassment Policy Office staff can provide support and help you get the information you need. Whether you have a concern about someone's behavior or you're looking for information about training requirements.

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Mediation dispute resolution process


The Ombuds Office is an impartial and confidential dispute resolver who strives to see that faculty, staff and students at the university are treated fairly and equitably. All employees and students can seek free advice from the university’s Ombuds.

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