PDFWAC 132C-120-345

Rights of parties.

(1) The college's student conduct procedures, WAC 132C-120-010 through 132C-120-315 and these supplemental procedures shall apply equally to all parties.
(2) The college bears the burden of offering and presenting sufficient testimony and evidence to establish that the respondent is responsible for a Title IX violation by a preponderance of the evidence.
(3) The respondent will be presumed not responsible until such time as the disciplinary process has been finally resolved.
(4) During the hearing, each party shall be represented by an advisor. The parties are entitled to an advisor of their own choosing and the advisor may be an attorney. If a party does not choose an advisor, then the Title IX coordinator will appoint an advisor of the college's choosing on the party's behalf at no expense to the party.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.14 [28B.50.140]. WSR 21-07-094, § 132C-120-345, filed 3/19/21, effective 4/19/21.]