Title IX Process
CSU Fresno is committed to providing a fair process for both Complainants and Respondents involved in cases being investigated. We understand that both Complainants and Respondents may have questions or concerns about the University's processes, and may want access to additional resources.
Please view the Title IX Policy Process Map for a visual representation of the new Addendum process applicable to cases of student sexual misconduct
Early Resolution Process
Formal Investigation Process
The Title IX Coordinator will determine whether to open an investigation after making an inquiry into the allegations. If the reported information is insufficient, an investigation may not be warranted. If warranted, the University may initiate an investigation even if a written complaint has not been filed. Some cases may be forwarded to a hearing.
Both the Complainant and the Respondent can appeal the outcome to the Chancellor's Office.
Both the Complainant and Respondent have a right to an Advisor. The Advisor cannot be anyone who is an involved party, potential witness, or someone who has a disciplinary role. The Advisor cannot speak on behalf of either party. In some instances parties may have an aditional support person; please see the Addendum to CSU Executive Orders for details.
All participating parties, including any witnesses, are protected under the non-retaliation policy.