Understanding Your Rights
As a survivor of sexual assault, you have the right:
- To have any allegation of sexual assault treated seriously and with respect.
- To have information on medical, counseling, mental health, or other student services.
- To have any allegation of sexual assault investigated adjudicated by the appropriate authorities and prompt assistance of campus personnel.
- To be free from any suggestion that the victim is responsible for the crime.
- To be free from any suggestion that the victim should refrain from reporting to avoid publicity.
- To have an advocate present.
- To be notified of the outcome of the disciplinary proceeding against the accused.
- To prompt cooperation of campus personnel in collecting evidence.
- To be informed of, and assisted in, exercising any rights to be confidentially, or anonymously, tested for sexually transmitted infection or immunodeficiency virus.
- To require campus personnel to take reasonable and necessary action to prevent further unwanted contact of victims with their alleged assailants.
As a student accused of sexual misconduct you are entitled:
- To be treated with respect by UNTHSC officials. To take advantage of campus support resources.
- To have an advisor during a sexual misconduct conduct conference in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and Discipline. Additional information can also be found in the Understanding the Conduct Process for Allegations of Sexual Misconduct brochure.
- To have access to counseling services.
- To be heard in accordance to the Student Code of Conduct and Discipline.
What if I was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the sexual assault?
Can I make a confidential report to campus officials?
What is the process for investigation of a complaint of sexual assault?
What should I do if I witnessed a crime of sexual assault?
This page was last modified on January 19, 2021