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Title IX

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The 10 Steps of the Title IX Process

  1. Complaint or notice of incident
    1. Title IX Coordinator
  2. Preliminary investigation (initial strategy – Title IX Coordinator)
    1. Development of next step
    2. Informal resolution
    3. Administrative resolution
    4. Formal resolution
  3. Formal Investigation
  4. Notice of allegation
  5. Strategize investigation-Title IX team
  6. Formal comprehensive investigation
    1. Witness interviews
    2. Evidence gathering
    3. Analysis
  7. Panel review
  8. Determination/resolution – Title IX Coordinator
  9. Disciplinary Action – Executive Director of Student Affairs
  10. Appeal

After preliminary investigation the Title IX Coordinator will determine which resolution is appropriate for the situation. Inform resolution does not proceed beyond step 2. Administrative resolution does not proceed beyond step 2. Formal resolution will follow steps 4 – 10.


What is the Complaint Procedure?