Have you received all pertinent documentary evidence, including the
final investigative report?
If you elect to do so, have you met with the Title IX Coordinator to
review the procedures for the hearing?
Do you have an Advisor to accompany you at the hearing? Your Advisor
will conduct the cross-examination of the other party and witnesses.
Have all of the witnesses you plan on having participate in the hearing
been interviewed as part of the investigative process? If not, they
cannot participate in the hearing.
Has all of the evidence you want to present at the hearing already been
reviewed by the investigators and the other party? If not, you cannot
present this evidence at the hearing.
Have you provided your comments on the final investigation report at
least ten (10) days before the hearing? If you have not, you cannot
Do you know the date, time, and location of the hearing?
Thoroughness and fairness are the primary foci of any Title IX hearing
process. Hearings are generally scheduled for two (2) hours, but can be
extended, as needed at the discretion of the Decision-maker, to ensure
that both parties are able to present the information relevant to their
position. (e.g., complicated fact pattern, numerous witnesses, etc.).
If you have the need to inquire about the questions above, please contact
your college’s Title IX Coordinator.