If the facts are not in dispute, the respondent may accept responsibility. The university may issue disciplinary outcomes including, but not limited to, formal warning, probation, suspension, or expulsion.The university may also impose additional sanctions.
In appropriate cases, an alternative resolution may be the outcome, with the consent of both the complainant and respondent. This would take place during the assessment or investigation step. Outcomes are recorded and tracked with the intake data. For reporting purposes, all open incident are tracked by key milestones throughout the process.
If the respondent denies responsibility, the university will proceed to determine whether or not the respondent is responsible based on the evidence obtained during the investigation.
Both the complainant and the respondent have the option to appeal the disciplinary outcomes. If either party appeals, the case will move on to the appeals process.