Chapter 3: Student Affairs03:01:08:01 Rights of the Accused and of the Complainant
Northeast State provides the following rights to individuals accused of sexual assault:
- The College disciplinary procedures include the right for the accused and the complainant to be present at any hearing.
- The right to have a support person present during the hearing. This person is not entitled to represent the complainant or to assist in the testimony.
- The right not to have evidence of his/her past sexual history with third parties admitted as evidence.
- The right to have a hearing closed to spectators unless both the accused and the complainant consent in writing to have the hearing open to the public.
- The right to know the outcome of the hearing as defined by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
- The discipline for acts of sexual assault may include suspension or dismissal from the College.
- If requested by victims of alleged sexual offenses, the College will adjust class schedules or other reasonable actions that will reduce fear or concern.
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Revision History: April 2014