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Title IX Office

Request an Appeal

The ULM Sexual Misconduct Policy affords both the complainant and respondent the opportunity to appeal the decision as a result of a Hearing on cases involving alleged sexual misconduct and power-based violence. Detailed information regarding the appeal process can be found in ULM'

Appeals are limited to the following grounds:

Process A:

  1. Procedural irregularity that affected the outcome of the matter;
  2. New evidence that was not reasonably available at the time the determination regarding responsibility or dismissal was made, that could affect the outcome of the matter; and
  3. The Title IX Coordinator, Investigator(s), or Decision-maker(s) had a conflict of interest or bias for or against Complainants or Respondents generally or the specific Complainant or Respondent that affected the outcome of the matter.

Process B:

  1. Procedural irregularity that affected the outcome of the matter;
  2. New evidence that was not reasonably available at the time the determination regarding responsibility or dismissal was made, that could affect the outcome of the matter; and
  3. The Title IX Coordinator, Investigator(s), or Decision-maker(s) had a conflict of interest or bias for or against Complainants or Respondents generally or the specific Complainant or Respondent that affected the outcome of the matter;
  4. The decision was not supported by a preponderance of evidence;
  5. The sanctions were disproportionate to the findings.

To request an appealcomplete the online form:.