In partnership with Title IX and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access, the Dean of Students Office is charged with adjudicating alleged violations of the Anti-Harassment and Non-Discrimination Policy under the Code of Student Conduct and issuing sanctions and interventions. View complete information on the student conduct process, including possible sanctions/interventions, and information on the appeals process.
You may also view a complete list of related Code of Student Conduct definitions as well as Federal and State Criminal Code definitions by downloading the Federal Clery/Violence Against Women's Act Definitions.
During the investigation process, the Title IX investigator remains impartial and is neither an advocate nor an adversary with respect to the Aggrieved Party, the Respondent, or other parties involved in the investigation. Title IX and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access, in cooperation with the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution, is responsible for preserving the rights of both students. All investigators and hearing officials receive annual training on issues related to dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. In addition, these officials are trained on how to conduct an investigation and hearing process that protects the safety of survivors and promotes accountability. The Code of Student Conduct provides both the Aggrieved Party and Responding Party with specific rights within the student conduct process and the University, which can be accessed below.
In keeping with the University’s commitment to fostering a safe and inclusive campus community, the University has established the Anti-Harassment and Non-Discrimination Policy. Among the forms of prohibited harassment and discrimination are sexual harassment and gender-based harassment including sexual assault/misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking. This policy is administered by the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access. Review the complete policy.
Employee grievance and disciplinary processes are specific to the employee's classification. Please speak with your supervisor or visit Human Resources for further details at this time.