Undergraduate Student Handbook

General Rights of Complainants/Alleged Survivors and Alleged Perpetrators 

Complainant/Alleged Survivor’s Rights:

  • An explanation of available options for redress
  • Freedom from harassment or retaliation by the alleged perpetrator (or supporters)
  • An explanation of the community accountability process
  • Notification of no contact with alleged perpetrator
  • Use of any available internal and external support services
  • Ability to speak on their own behalf during the investigation, including making a “survivor impact” statement
  • The presence of an advisor from the University community and/or a support person during the hearing
  • The opportunity to present witnesses who can speak about the charges (character witnesses excluded)
  • Freedom from having irrelevant sexual history discussed during the hearing
  • Information about the outcome of the hearing
  • Opportunity to appeal the outcome of the hearing

Alleged Perpetrator’s Rights:

  • An explanation of the charge(s)
  • Freedom from harassment or retaliation by the Complainant/alleged survivor (or supporters)
  • An explanation of the community accountability process
  • Notification of no contact with the Complainant/alleged survivor
  • Use of any available internal and external support services
  • The presence of an advisor from the University community and/or a support person during the hearing
  • The opportunity to present witnesses who can speak about the charges (character witnesses excluded)
  • Freedom from having irrelevant sexual history discussed during the hearing
  • Information about the outcome of the hearing
  • Opportunity to appeal the outcome of the hearing


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