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UCLA Title IX Office/Sexual Harassment Prevention

If a party Contests, or is presumed to contest a hearing is held to determine whether a policy violation occurred

  • Appeal decisions are final.
  • Appeal decisions are issued 10 days after receipt.
  • Parties may waive their right to a Fact Finding Hearing after the Preliminary Determination is issued, though may ONLY Appeal on Ground 3. Appeals must be submitted in writing to Student Conduct.
  • Appeals after a Fact Finding Hearing Decision must be submitted to the Hearing Officer within 10 business days of Decision.
  • Either Party may appeal on the following grounds:
  • Procedural Error that affected the outcome.
  • The Fact Finding determination was unreasonable based on evidence.
  • Sanctions were disproportionate to policy violation.