Welcome To The UNI Safe Zone Ally Orientation!
The UNI Safe Zone Ally Orientation is an online orientation to help you understand issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. This orientation can also prepare you to complete the quiz to become an ally of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual students, faculty, and staff.
Becoming an ally is a process that takes time. This online training program is intended to provide an introduction to these communities and the ways that individuals in the UNI community can become or further develop their abilities to serve as an ally in their personal and professional lives.
Successful completers of the ally quiz will...
- Have a basic knowledge of the LGBTQIA communities and vocabulary.
- Articulate what an ally is.
- Understand how they might be able to act as an ally.
- Question a belief that they held prior to encountering the program.
- Learn something new.
- Use one of the three R's of being a great ally within 6 months of the program.
The training consists of 9 modules. Read through and reflect on the information contained in each module.
Steps to becoming a UNI Safe Zone Ally:
- Read and reflect on the information contained in each of the nine modules.
- If after reading the 9 modules, you are interested in becoming a Safe Zone Ally, complete the QUIZ.
- Pass the quiz by receiveing at least 80% (that is 42 questions or more correct out of 52).
- Complete the information form at the end of the quiz.
- Your name will be added to a list of Safe Zone Allies. You will receive a Safe Zone Ally packet consisting of a Safe Zone Ally card to post, and a button and wristband to wear.
As a Safe Zone Ally, you will be part of a growing network of UNI students, staff, and faculty who are making UNI a more inclusive community.
If you do not receive the necessary 80%, wait 30 minutes, come back, and try again.