Each campus shall establish a written complaint process and procedures providing for prompt and equitable resolution of any sexual misconduct complaints within 60 days, except for good cause with written notice to the complainant and respondent of the delay and reason for the delay. Any applicable disciplinary procedure must provide a prompt, fair, transparent and impartial process from the investigation to the final results, including a procedure that:
- Includes timely notice of meetings;
- Provides timely and equal access to the complainant, respondent and appropriate university officials to any relevant information, including witness identities and relevant information provided by witnesses;
- Is conducted by officials who do not have a conflict of interest or bias for or against the complainant or respondent;
- Allows the complainant and respondent to each have an advisor, including an attorney, who is not a potential witness in the investigation or could otherwise compromise the investigation; and
- Applies the preponderance of the evidence standard in findings regarding the complaint.