Sexual and Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Response Course (“SPARC”)

CUNY has implemented SPARC to provide students with ongoing education and training for the prevention, identification, and reporting of sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, sexual harassment, gender-based harassment, and sexual violence, as required by New York State Education Law Article 129-B.

New Students (Freshmen, Transfers, and ST100)

  • For all technology issues (students cannot see SPARC in Blackboard, students completed SPARC but it is still in their "To Do List" on CUNYfirst, SPARC is listed multiple times in their "To Do List," etc.) contact Jennifer Klein at jklein@qcc.cuny.edu.

  • New students requiring confirmation that they have completed SPARC should also contact Jennifer Klein.

Returning Students in Specific Groups (Athletes, SGA, Club Officers, International Students, Study Abroad, and students going on overnight trips)

  • Returning students are able to self-enroll in SPARC. See the instructions below.

  • For all technology issues and/or difficulty with self-enrollment, contact Lourdes December at titleix@qcc.cuny.edu.

  • Returning students requiring confirmation that they have completed SPARC should also contact Lourdes December.


How to Self-Enroll to the SPARC Training site in Blackboard

1. After logging into Blackboard, on the Home Tab, scroll down to the Organization Search module.

2. Type in Queensborough Community College Student SPARC FALL 2021 (it's not case-sensitive). Be patient, it may take a while to complete the search.

Organziation Module in Blackboard Home page

3. When the search is complete, you will see the link to the Queensborough Community College Student SPARC FALL 2021 displayed on the page.

4. Click the chevron button, and then select Enroll.

5. Finally, click Submit to complete the self-enrollment process.


If you have any questions, please email titleix@qcc.cuny.edu.



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