New York State and SUNY require all state employees to undergo mandatory Security Awareness, Sexual Violence Prevention & Response and Workplace Violence Prevention training annually.

Purchase College uses the Everfi and KnowBe4 online training systems to deliver these modules. The list below contains the training required this semester along with due dates. This page can be found on the Purchase College website under Faculty & Staff > Personnel and Employment.


2021-2022 Mandatory Training


Accessibility Training  Due: 5/16/2022

Security Awareness     Due: 3/28/2022

Sexual Violence Prevention & Response     

Workplace Violence Prevention     

Content Management System (CMS) Review     

Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) Training

Optional Training Offered by CTS

CTS offers one-on-one and group training for Zoom, Teams, SharePoint and More! Go to Tips & Training to schedule an appointment. We also offer Zoom Large Meeting and Webinar training!

Zoom: Use for remote classes. CTS can assist with general use questions such as creating class Zoom meetings, adding to Moodle, and assisting with security settings to prevent Zoom bombing.

Zoom Large Meeting: Same as a Zoom meeting, but it increases the participant capacity to 500. There is only one seat available so please request in advance via work request.

Zoom Webinar: Webinars are designed so that the host and any designated panelists can share their video, audio and screen with view-only attendees. Attendees are muted but have the ability to interact via Q&A and answering polling questions. The host can also unmute the attendees. Our webinar seat (we have only one) can accommodate 1,000 attendees. CTS will go over these with you once you sign up for a mandatory Webinar set up and training session.

Microsoft Teams: Teams is a web-based service that enables file and data collaboration, instant messaging, audio and video calling, rich online meetings, mobile experiences, and extensive web conferencing capabilities.

SharePoint: SharePoint is a web-based secure place to store files, organize, share, and access information from any device.

Lyterati: Lyterati is an electronic storage system that allows faculty members to record their accomplishments in the areas of research, teaching and service and is used for generating faculty Professional Activity Reports.

SelectSurvey: Used to create simple or more complex surveys that require login with Purchase credentials. Also easy access to survey results for analysis.

HRETS - Human Resources Employee Tracking System: Used to create hiring PAF (Personnel Action Form) or P-Dash (non-State employee Person Data Record) paperwork for hiring, view PAF, view Performance Evaluation, create and view Telecommuting (Work from Home) form for remote work.

NTT - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Online Evaluation Form: Used to create non-tenure track evaluation for faculty. Board of Study Chair, Department Director, Provost provide evaluation and contract recommendation. Faculty members can view evaluation and approve or rebut.

If you have trouble accessing the system, please contact the Helpdesk via Zoom Video Chat Tech Support Mon-Fri 8am-4:45 pm, or dial +1 646 876 9923, Meeting ID: 914 251 6465 - or create a work request so we can assist.