PDFWAC 132F-121-320

Rights of parties.

(1) The Seattle Colleges' student conduct procedures, WAC 132F-121-110, and this supplemental procedure shall apply equally to all parties.
(2) The Seattle Colleges 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 Seattle Colleges' choosing on the party's behalf at no expense to the party.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140 and 28B.50.090(3). WSR 21-10-027, § 132F-121-320, filed 4/26/21, effective 5/27/21.]