通过选择提交大学投诉, you are not obligating yourself to proceed with a hearing and you may choose to have your identity remain confidential or your report to remain anonymous. 下面将讨论这两个选项. 另外, it is important to note that the following procedures are for acts of violence perpetrated by a 最靠谱的网赌软件 student against a 最靠谱的网赌软件 student (法律 School students have additional rules and procedures), 而你和被告都还在这所大学读书. There is no time limit to file a complaint; 然而, 大学 will be unable to proceed with an investigation and hearing once 所谓的犯罪者 has left 大学. 如果你经历过工作人员或教员的性暴力行为, 这个过程会有所不同(如下所述). 如果你经历过非tu人员的性暴力行为, 大学将无法受理投诉. 然而, they will assist you in receiving support and navigating the legal process if you choose to file with the police.
调查将在不考虑任何刑事司法调查的情况下进行. 请注意 that 大学 is obligated by law to conduct a thorough investigation as promptly as is possible.
在调查结束时, 听证官将召集大学学生行为委员会听取你提出的投诉. The University Student Conduct Board is made up of a Conduct Officer who is trained in hearing cases of sexual violence and who are bound by strict confidentiality guidelines. 听证会上发生的一切都是保密的.
在听证过程中, 警官会有机会接到你的电话, 所谓的犯罪者, 有没有目击者. You are not required to be in the same room as 所谓的犯罪者 and you have the right to request to remain separated from 所谓的犯罪者. 此外，以下情况适用:
2. 律师可以代表双方当事人参加听证会. 学生将被允许在休息时间走出听证会与他们的律师交谈;
5. The past sexual history of the student filing the complaint and alleged perpetrator will be deemed irrelevant to the proceeding process unless something within that history may be related directly to the incident being heard; and
6. A decision will be based on the following standard: that it is more likely than not that the alleged behavior occurred, 有时被称为证据的优势.
双方将同时收到关于投诉结果的书面通知. Both parties will also be notified of the appeal process as both have the right to appeal a decision whether or not the accused was found responsible.
如果被指控的肇事者被认定负有责任, 可能的处罚包括纪律处分缓刑, 停职或开除. 另外, 大学, 在可能的情况下, 也为幸存者着想, 是否会在分配住房、招生等方面进行调整. The University will also take steps to prevent reoccurrence of any harassment and to correct its discriminatory effects on the complainant and others if appropriate
如果嫌犯是一名学生运动员, 或以其他方式参与校园范围内的课外活动, 大学有权暂停该生参加上述活动. 这一行动将由学生事务主任办公室推荐, with the input of the Head Coach and Athletic Director or other activity leader and the final decision will be made by the 总统 of 大学.