What to do and expect if you are accused of sexual misconduct
What do I do if I am accused of sexual misconduct?
What sanctions may be imposed upon me based on the allegation of sexual misconduct?Violations of University policy on sexual misconduct may result in sanctions up to and including dismissal from the University. Whom can an individual contact if they have been accused of sexual misconduct?
The Title IX Coordinator, the Dean of Student Life, and the Director of Human Resources can explain Lesley's Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Violence Policy and the Complaint Resolution Procedure for addressing sexual misconduct. What, if anything, will my parents be told?Lesley University's primary relationship is with students and not with parents or guardians. University officials only speak with your parents/guardians at your request or when there is a concern about your health or safety. Can I be charged with sexual misconduct on and off campus?Yes, complainants have the right to pursue a campus resolution of a complaint and/or criminal resolution. Lesley's complaint resolution process moves forward regardless of whether there is a criminal or civil legal action taken regarding the same incident. Can I have someone with me through Lesley University's Complaint Resolution Procedure?You may have an advisor present during your interview with the Lesley investigator.What is retaliation?
What should I do if someone retaliates against me? Contact:
Office of Equal Opportunity and Inclusion
University Response to Sexual Assault
Title IX FAQ
DIVERSITY AT LESLEY
Affirmative Action Advisory Board
Diversity Scorecard (PDF)
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Community Standards of Conduct
Complaint Resolution Procedure
Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Violence Policy
Equal Opportunity and Inclusion Policy
Unequal Consensual Relationships Policy
Dr. Nathaniel G. Mays
Director of Student Life and Interim Title IX Coordinator
Office of the PresidentLesley University29 Everett StreetCambridge MA. 02138Equalopportunity@lesley.edu
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What should I do if I am accused of sexual misconduct?
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