Human Resources


XV. Appendix

  1. Students’ Bill of Rights

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    In cases involving sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and/or stalking, all students have the right to:

    1. Make a report to the local law enforcement and/or the state police;
    2. Have disclosures of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and/or stalking taken seriously;
    3. Make a decision about whether or not to disclose a crime or violation and participate in the judicial or conduct process and/or criminal justice process free from pressure from the University;
    4. Participate in a process that is fair, impartial and provide adequate notice and meaningful opportunity to be heard;
    5. Be treated with dignity and to receive from the University courteous, fair and respectful healthcare and counseling services where available;
    6. Be free from any suggestion that the reporting individual is at fault when these crimes and violations are committed, or should have acted in a different manner to avoid such crimes or violations;
    7. Describe the incident to as few University representative as practicable and not be required to unnecessarily repeat a description of the incident;
    8. Be protected from retaliation by the University, any student, the accused and/or the respondent, and/or their friends, family and acquaintances within the jurisdiction of the University;
    9. Access to at least one level of appeal of a determination;
    10. Be accompanied by an advisor of choice who may assist and advise a reporting individual, accused, or respondent throughout the judicial or conduct process including during all meetings and hearings related to such process;
    11. Exercise civil rights and the practice of religion without interference by the investigative, criminal justice or judicial or conduct process of the University.

For further information, please contact:

Office of Human Resources
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