If you have been charged with misconduct at Indiana University Bloomington, you are entitled to these rights during the campus judicial process:
- You may read all written reports regarding the circumstances and allegations of the case.
- You may give your reaction to the reports and offer any additional information, including information that might help resolve the case.
- You are not required to answer any questions that may be asked during your judicial conference. The choice to remain silent will not be taken as an admission of responsibility.
- You may hear any testimony related to the case that may adversely affect you. You also may submit questions related to this testimony.
- You may present witnesses on your behalf either to substantiate circumstances related to the incident or to attest to your character. A list of persons who may serve as witnesses may be included in the judicial notification letter.
- You may have one and only one advisor or other counsel present during your judicial conference. This may be a friend, parent, attorney, or Student Advocate, but not a member of the Dean of Students staff. The advisor/counsel is limited to advising you and may not participate in presenting the case, questioning the witnesses, or making statements during the conference.
- You will receive written notification of the decision of the judicial conference following approval of the decision by the Dean of Students.
- You may either accept the decision and sanction of the Dean of Students or request a formal hearing before a Hearing Commission. The request must be in writing no later than 10 calendar days after the date printed on the decision letter.