Title IX

Title IX Flow Chart

 Title IX Flow Chart - See outline below

Outline of Title IX Flow Chart

  • Complainant Files a Report
    • Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinator determines if policy applies. Discuss supportive measures and resources.
    • If Title IX Policy does not apply, one or more of the following may occur:
      • Complaint dismissed; both complinant & responded notified
      • Complainant is referred to another department (e.g. Human Resources, Student Life)
    • If Title IX Policy applies, there are two resolution processes:
      • Informal Resolution
        • Title IX Coordinator will determine if an informal resolution process is appropriate & notify both parties.
          Note: TItle IX Coordinator, Complainant & Respondent must all agree on the resolution method for Information Resolution. The Informal Resolution process will not be used to resolve an allegation of sexual assault or allegation that a non-student employee sexually harassed a student.
      • Formal Resolution
        • The Title IX Coordinator will determine if a formal resolution process is appropriate, notify both parties about policy and procedures, and determine if interim measures are applicable.
          • Title IX Coordinator will open an investigation and appoint an investigator who will interview the complainant, respondent, and any appropriate witnesses.
            • An initial report will be created. The Complainant & Respondent will be given an opportunity to review the investigation report and provide/submit additional comments.
            • Hearing procedure will commence. The hearing will provide an opportunity for the Complainant & Respondent to present their testimony. The parties may have an advisor of their choice during the hearing.
            • The hearing officer will determine if the policy has been violated and submit a final written report to the Title IX Coordinator.
            • The Title IX Coordinator will communicate a Notice of Outcome with investigative findings, any sanctioning imposed & information about the appeals process to the parties involved.