Your Rights

In an investigation of gender discrimination or harassment, sexual misconduct, or relationship violence, you have rights.

Students, faculty, or staff participating in any investigation process have the right to:

  • A full, fair, and impartial proceeding.
  • Information about the potential policy violations in question.
  • Supply information on potential witnesses.
  • Supply written statements.

Who Handles Investigations

  • Misconduct by students is investigated and resolved according to the Student Code of Conduct procedures.
  • Misconduct by employees (faculty or staff) is investigated by the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Officer.
  • Criminal investigations are handled by the police in the jurisdiction where the crime happened. On-campus crimes are investigated by Evergreen's Campus Police.