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NIU Ally Program
Training Registration Form: Spring 2014

Thank you for your interest in being part of the NIU Ally Program! We appreciate your interest in helping create an inclusive campus community for our lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender, and/or queer/questioning (LGBTQ) students, colleagues, and families.

Spring 2014 Training Dates (you must attend both Part I and Part II):

Part I:
Tuesday, February 4 9:00am-11:00am
Wednesday, February 5 2:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday, February 12 5:00pm-7:00pm
Thursday, February 13 1:00pm-3:00pm
Part II:
Tuesday, February 18 9:00am-11:00am
Thursday, February 27 1:00pm-3:00pm
Tuesday, March 4 1:00pm-3:00pm
Wednesday, March 5 5:00pm-7:00pm

NOTE: If you are not able to attend a Part I AND a Part II at the times offered above,
please STOP here and instead complete our
Ally Training Waiting List Registration to have your name placed on the waiting list to be contacted for a future training opportunity.  Thank you.

To proceed with registering for the current training workshops, please complete the following form.

All fields must be filled out completely.

Section 1: Contact Information

NIU Email Address:

(An NIU email address is required for Student, Faculy and Staff participation in the program. A preferred email address is required for all other participants.)
Helpful tips for using your NIU email
For students
Area of study:
For Residence Hall staff members
Which Residence Hall:
For Faculty, Staff, Graduate Assistants

Section 2: Workshop Selection

Part I:

Part II:

Section 3: LGBT Knowledge

Prior to the training workshop, we would like to know a little bit about you. Please help us prepare for your training experience by answering the following questions.

1. Please tell us why you are interested in volunteering for the Ally Program:

2. What kind of previous knowledge do you have with LGBT identity/issues/topics (i.e. personal experiences, classes, work, training)?

3. Overall, how would you rank your current knowledge level about LGBT identity (pick one):
Low (It’s all new to me, but I’m ready to learn!)
Moderate (I have a friend …)
High (I’ve actually read some books or taken a class …)
Very High (I know so much, I am the rainbow!)

The LGBT Resource Center will make every attempt to honor your training request. Requests for Ally Training are first come, first served; seats are not guaranteed.  An Ally Training Confirmation email will be sent to your NIU email address once your request is processed if a seat is available. Your confirmation will contain the  location for your training workshop and is intended for your use only; please do not share the confirmation email. 

Thank you for your interest in being a NIU Ally!

Please keep a copy of this page for your records.