Reporting Title IX violations
- Complainants have the right to notify law enforcement and to be assisted by campus authorities in doing so.
- Complainants have the right to decline to report to law enforcement.
- Complainants have the right to have their cases referred for a Title IX investigation and review.
- Complainants have the right to report any claim to The Department of Education Office of Civil Rights.
- All complainants/respondents have the right for reported grievances to be reviewed through the procedures outlined in LSU system policy.
- All complainants/respondents have the right to have an advocate of their choice present at any stage in the campus investigative process.
- Both the complainant and respondent will be notified of the outcome of any campus disciplinary hearing alleging a Title IX violation.
- Complainants and witnesses will receive amnesty for any minor misconduct that is secondary to the alleged incident.
- All parties have the right to be free from retaliation.
- Complainants and witnesses will be notified of, and have the right to receive, no contact orders and adjustments to academic and housing arrangements, whether or not there is a formal complaint.
Advocacy and Support
- Complainants, respondents and witnesses shall be notified of on and off-campus resources and services.
- All parties in the process are entitled to have an advisor or their choice present during investigatory interviews and hearings.