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Student Rights

Rights of the Complainant

  • The right to have an advisor present throughout the disciplinary process, who may also be a legal counsel.
  • The right to a timely investigation.
  • The right to remain present throughout the entire hearing.
  • The right to have access to existing campus mental health and support services.
  • The right to submit an impact statement.
  • The right to know the outcome of the proceedings.
  • The right to be informed of the ability to request changes in academic and living situations.
  • The right to freedom from harassment by the respondent (or respondent's supporters).
  • The right to a single appeal of the outcome of the proceedings.
 

Rights of the Respondent

  • The right to have an advisor present throughout the disciplinary process, who may also be a legal counsel.
  • The right to due process.
  • The right to be presumed not responsible unless shown responsible by a preponderance of the evidence.
  • The right to a timely hearing.
  • The right to notification of the charges, the specific rule or policy violated, and the time, date and place of the scheduled hearing at least 72 hours prior to the hearing.
  • The right to remain present during the entire hearing.
  • The right to have access to existing campus mental health and support services.
  • The right to freedom from harrassment from the complainant (or complainant's supporters).
  • The right to a single appeal of the proceedings.