4.3 Initiation, Investigation, and Disposition of Complaints
- 4.3.1 Documentation/Reporting Alleged Violations of University Policy
Any alleged violation should be reported as soon as possible following the discovery of the alleged inappropriate behavior. Any potential violations of University policy may be reported in the following manner:
- A report may be filed with Indiana State University Police;
- A report may be filed with the Office of Residential Life;
- A report may be filed with SCI; and/or
- A report of Sexual Violence/Harassment may be filed with the Title IX Coordinator. The Title IX Coordinator for Indiana State University is located in the Office of Equal Opportunity. To file a complaint with the Title IX Coordinator, please go to: "http://www.indstate.edu/aao/ policy-procedure.htm."
Any student, faculty, staff member, or guest of Indiana State University may officially report an alleged violation of University policy as outlined in the Code.
- 4.3.2 Notification and Process
Notwithstanding uncontrollable circumstances, the Director of SCI or his/her designee will notify the accused student within ten (10) working days of receipt of the complaint. This notification will include:
- The nature of the alleged inappropriate behavior,
- The date, time, and place of the alleged inappropriate behavior,
- The process in which to review all information relevant to the situation,
- The date, time, and place of the hearing,
- The fact that at the time of the administrative conference, students will be provided an opportunity to present and review relevant statements, information and documentation,
- The sanction(s) applicable if found responsible for a violation of the Code,
- A description of the preservation and the release of information from the conduct record, and
- A notice that a decision will be made in the student’s absence if the student chooses not to appear at the hearing. Failure to appear may be a factor when determining conduct process outcomes.