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Rights of the Person Accused of Sexual Misconduct

The student accused of sexual misconduct (the respondent) may be assured that:

  • All sexual misconduct cases will be treated seriously.

  • The respondent will be treated with dignity, respect, and in a non-judgmental manner.

  • The respondent will be advised of on- and off-campus organizations and services that may be of assistance.

  • University personnel will cooperate in investigating the case fully for legal and Student Conduct & Resolution proceedings.

  • The respondent will be informed of available counseling and psychological services.

  • Respondents are informed that he/she is entitled to be accompanied to any related meeting or proceeding by an advisor of their choice, knowing that the victim also is provided with the same opportunity to have others present during any proceeding.

  • Respondents are informed that he/she is entitled to receive, in writing, of the final results within one business day of such outcome being reached.