Title IX Rights

The University offers additional rights to student complainants for acts of violence and harassment such as sexual assault, rape, physical assault, hazing, sexual harassment, and stalking in disciplinary proceedings.

  1. To be informed of available accommodations both on and off campus (i.e. notified of available counseling, changing academic and living arrangements);

  2. To have a campus no contact order against the alleged student;

  3. To have a hearing board comprised of representatives of both genders;

  4. To have unrelated past behavior excluded from the hearing (i.e. irrelevant prior sexual history);

  5. To testify with special accommodations (i.e. by phone, behind a screen, video, etc.);

  6. To have no direct contact with the accused student during the hearing (i.e. questions from the accused student would be posed through the Board Chairperson and then relayed to the victim);

  7. To provide questions to the Board Chairperson prior to or during the hearing that she/he may incorporate those into questioning the accused student;

  8. To be informed of the names of all witnesses who will be called to give testimony;

  9. To have an advisor, support person, or attorney (at your expense) present at all proceedings;

  10. To request a confidential advisor- The confidential advisor primarily serves to aid you in the resolution process. Confidential advisors may, as appropriate, serve as a liaison between you and the Office of Student Advocacy and Accountability and the University Police;

  11. To request a recess during the hearing;

  12. To be informed of outcome of the discipline process simultaneously as the respondent;

  13. To appeal the Hearing Board's decision as defined in Article VII, Section A of the Code of Student Conduct.

Confidential Advisor's Role

Confidential Advisor List

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