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Student Rights and Responsibilities

Rights and Responsibilities of Complainant:

  • To seek medical attention for sexual or intimate partner violence, both to promote my well-being and to preserve evidence.
  • To notify law enforcement of my complaint and the University will assist me in contacting the appropriate law enforcement agency.
  • To file a complaint with the University and have the complaint investigated and resolved promptly and equitably through the University grievance process.
  • To request that no action be taken. The Title IX Coordinator will evaluate these requests for confidentiality and if my request is granted, the University‚Äôs ability to investigate will be limited.
  • To request interim measures, remedies, and accommodations
  • To be assisted by a friendly advisor or advocate of my choice
  • To appeal a decision for good cause

Rights And Responsibilities of the Respondent:

  • To request interim measures, remedies, and accommodations
  • To be assisted by a friendly advisor or advocate of my choice
  • To be presumed not responsible for a violation
  • To receive equitable and impartial treatment during any investigation or conduct process
  • To be informed of the nature of the information used as a basis for the charge
  • To be notified of any charges or alleged violations in a timely manner
  • To appeal a decision for good cause