Formal Complaint

Formal Complaint means a document filed/signed by the complainant or signed by the Title IX Coordinator alleging a policy violation by a respondent and requesting that the University investigate the allegation(s).

At the time of filing a formal complaint, the complainant must be participating in or attempting to participate in the education program or activity of the University.

The phrase “document filed by a Complainant” means a document or electronic submission (such as by electronic mail or through an online portal provided for this purpose by the University) that contains the Complainant’s physical or digital signature, or otherwise indicates that the complainant is the person filing the formal complaint.