(1) Upon receiving the disciplinary notice, the chair of the student conduct committee will send a hearing notice to all parties, in compliance with WAC 495C-121-150
. In no event will the hearing date be set less than ten days after the Title IX compliance officer provides the final investigation report to the parties.
(2) A party may choose to have an attorney serve as their advisor at the party's own expense. This right will be waived unless, at least five days before the hearing, the attorney files a notice of appearance with the committee chair with copies to all parties and the student conduct officer.
(3) In preparation for the hearing, the parties will have equal access to all evidence gathered by the investigator during the investigation, regardless of whether the college intends to offer the evidence at the hearing.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140
, United States Department [of] Education 34 C.F.R. Part 106 and chapter 495C-121 WAC. WSR 21-17-056, § 495C-121-235, filed 8/10/21, effective 9/10/21.]