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1 DOMENIC J. LOMBARDO Law Office of Domenic J. Lombardo 1010 Second Ave., Suite 1820 San Diego, CA Telephone: (619) State Bar No.: Attorney for Defendant FRANCISCO SOUSA FRANCISCO SOUSA, o RFILED CIVIL BUSINESS OFFICE 4 - CENTRAL DIVISION 7105 APR -2 PM 2:01 CLERK-SUPERIOR COURT SAN DIEGO COUNTY. CA SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY, ELIOTT ) HIRSHMAN, JESSICA RENTTO, AND LEE ) MINTZ, ) ) Respondents. ) SAN DIEGO JUDCIAL DISTRICT CUAMM-CIL ) Case No: ) petition_forwrit_ofnandate;_ ) VERIFICATION, EXHIBITS ) ) ) FRANCISCO SOUSA petitions this court for a writ of mandate under Code of Civil Procedure section 1085 directed to Respondents SAN DIEG STATE UNIVERSITY, ELIOTT HIRSHMAN, JESSICA RENTTO, LEE MINTZ, and by this verified petition alleges as follows: THE PARTIES 1. PETITIONER, FRANCISCO SOUSA, is a student at San Diego State University; 2. On information and belief, Petitioner alleges RESPONDENTS are as follows: / / / / VS. an individual, a. SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY (or "SDSU")is a public research university in San Diego, California, that is part of the CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY; (SOUSA V. SDSU, ET AI - WRIT OF MANDATE) 1

2 b.eliott HIRSHMAN serves as president of San Diego State University, and as such has responsibility for implementing executive orders; c. JESSICA RENTTO is the Associate Vice President of Administration and the Title IX Coordinator at San Diego State University, and as such she has the duty to coordinate compliance with Title IX and other related state and federal law prohibiting discrimination, harassment, and retaliation based on gender or sex; d. LEE MINTZ is the Director of the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities and the Deputy Title IX Coordinator assigned to students at San Diego State University, and as such she has been the investigator assigned to the complaint against Mr. Sousa pertinent to this case; 3. On information and belief, Petitioner alleges that Nonparty complainant JANE DOE is a female student at San Diego State University and the complainant in the underlying San Diego State University disciplinary proceeding and Title IX investigation atissue in this writ proceeding; 4. Petitioner uses the pseudonym "JANE DOE" in his Petition in order to preserve privacy in a matter of sensitive and highly personal nature, which outweighs the public's interest in knowing the complainant's identity; 5. Use of the pseudonym does not prejudice Respondent because the identity of Complainant is known to Respondents. (See Starbucks //// //// (SOUSA v. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE) 2

3 Corp. V. Superior Court (2008) 68 Cal.App.4th 1436, 1452, fn 7; 1 also DOE v. Wade (1973) 410 U.S. 113.) JURISDICTION AND VENUE 6. The Supreme Court, courts of appeal, superior courts, and their judges have original jurisdiction in proceedings for extraordinary relief in the nature of mandamus directed to any inferior tribunal, corporation, board, or person. (Cal. Const., art. VI, 10; see Code Civ. Proc ("mandamus" synonymous with "mandate"); Code Civ. Proc Ordinary mandamus is available to enjoin a public agency to perform an act required by law (as opposed to administrative mandamus, which is available to challenge the result of an administrative hearing). see (Hagopian v. State (2014) 233 Cal.App.4th 349.) "A writ of mandate may be issued against a public body or public officer 'to compel the performance of an act which the law specially enjoins, as a duty resulting from an office, trust, or station' in cases 'where there is not a plain, speedy, and adequate remedy, in the ordinary course of law.' [Citations.] 'Two basic requirements are essential to the issuance of the writ: (1) A clear, present and usually ministerial duty upon the part of the respondent; and (2) a clear, present and beneficial right in the petitioner to the performance of that duty.' [Citations.] 'A "ministerial duty" is one generally imposed upon a person in public office who, by virtue of that position, is obligated "to perform in a prescribed manner required by law when a given state of facts exists." [Citations.]'" //// 1 The judicial use of 'Doe plaintiffs' to protect legitimate privacy rights has gained wide currency, particularly given the rapidity and ubiquity of disclosures over the World Wide Web. (See Doe v. City of Los Angeles (2007) 42 Ca1.4th 531. (SOUSA v. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE) 3

4 (Flores v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (2014) 224 Cal.App.4th 199, 205.) 8. The Superior Court for the County of San Diego, the County where the RESPONDENTS are located, is the proper court for the hearing of this action. (Code Civ. Proc. 395.) PROCEDURAL HISTORY 9. On December 9, 2014 SDSU issued a Notice of Interim Suspension, informing Mr. Sousa that he is alleged to have violated some unspecified portion of the California Code of Regulations and that he was being immediately placed on interim suspension (Exhibit 1.) As a result he has been excluded from any CSU campus except for the purpose of meeting with the Center for Student Right and Responsibilities for scheduled appointments and hearings, and his records and transcripts have been frozen. He was not permitted to take all of his final examinations in the Fall semester of This suspension is ongoing. 10. Police arrested Francisco Sousa for false imprisonment and forcible oral copulation of JANE DOE on December 9, On December 12th, 2014 SDSU issued a "SDSU Disciplinary Notification," informing Mr. Sousa that he had been alleged to have "sexually assaulted a member of the campus community" in violation of Title 5, Section of the California Code of Regulations and that he was subject to expulsion form the campus. The notice provided that an appointment for an investigative meeting with Lee Mintz was scheduled for December 15, 2014, at 9:00A.M., in the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities. (Exhibit 2.) //// //// (SOUSA v. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE) 4

5 On December 12, 2014, Petitioner caused Lee Mintz to be served with a letter entitled "REQUEST TO VIEW BASIS OF SUSPENSION AND DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS." (Exhibit 3.) 13. On December 15, 2014, Petitioner met with Lee Mintz and was advised that he faced not only the interim suspension, but allegations that he violated the student disciplinary code and the Title IX provisions applicable to students. Petitioner again requested that he be allowed to review or copy the basis of the allegations against him, including the Complainant's identity, any written statements made by Complainant, the allegations against him, and witness statements. Lee Mintz informed Petitioner that she would not provide the requested information but that the information would be provided at an unspecified later date within the guidelines contained in the Executive Orders. 14. Indeed, on multiple occasions, Petitioner has requested notice of the Complainant's identity, the allegations against him, and the witness statements against him. As noted above, through his attorney, Domenic J. Lombardo, Petitioner served his first request on the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities on December 12, He delivered written requests on December 15th and December 18th. (Exhibits 4 and 5.) 15. Lee Mintz replied to the December 18 th request promising to produce the information within the time period mandated under California Information Practices Act on December 18, 2014, concluding with "... The information will be sent to you as quickly as possible." (Exhibit 6.) 16. On December 19 th, 2014, Lee Mintz responded, without citing any legal authority, that "[d]ue to the ongoing investigation, I am (SOUSA v. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE) 5

6 unable to provide you with a copy of the information that was/is the basis for the Title IX, interim suspension and disciplinary proceedings." (Exhibit 7.) 17. On January 12, 2015, through his new associated counsel, Michael McGlinn, Mr. Sousa again requested an opportunity to view the documentation supporting the allegations. (Exhibit 8.) This request was made again on January 29, (Exhibit 9.) 18. On February 6, 2015, Mr. McGlinn again wrote to Lee Mintz. In his letter, he reiterated his ongoing request for an opportunity to view the evidentiary basis for the alleged violations, and provided some cell phone and social media evidence that he suspected was relevant to this matter. (Exhibit 10.) Attorney McGlinn reiterated his requests for notice of the allegations and evidence against Mr. Sousa in letters to Lee Mintz on March 5 and March 12, (Exhibits 11 and 12.) 19. Still, none of RESPONDENTS have provided the requested information to Mr. Sousa or his counsel. Without this information, Petitioner is in no position to present responsive, exonerating evidence on his own behalf or search for evidence to prove complainant told lies as yet unknown to him. 20. Despite the lack of notice of the claims that Mr. Sousa needed to contest, on December 15, 2014, Lee Mintz urged Petitioner to submit "information" to her, informed him that he would not be entitled to a hearing on the Title IX portion of the matter, he would not have the right to confront his accuser, he has no right to direct participation of counsel, she would make findings of fact and reach conclusions of law and mete out a sanction, and he would not be entitled to an appeal. Lee Mintz further informed Petitioner that (SOUSA v. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE) 6

7 she could reach a decision in the Title IX portion of the investigation at any point and without a hearing. 21. The San Diego County Office of the District Attorney made a formal decision not to file a criminal complaint against Francisco Sousa, rejecting the case on or before February 11, As of the date of filing of this writ, April 2, 2015, none of RESPONDENTS have provided Mr. Sousa with notice of the nature of the complaint against him or the evidence offered in support thereof. Mr. Sousa has not received any notice regarding whether RESPONDENTS' investigation is still ongoing, or if any conclusions or determinations have been reached. 23. Yet, based on police reports 2, the San Diego State University Police Department investigation appears to have been concluded on December 10, SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY IS DENYING PETITIONER A FAIR HEARING TO VINDICATE HIS FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT TO EDUCATION IN VIOLATION OF HIS CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS, TITLE IX, ITS OWN POLICIES, AND THE CIVIL CODE. 24. Attendance at a public university is an important benefit protected by the federal and state constitutions, and one's attendance at such a university should be analyzed in an analogous manner to public employment. Goldberg v. Regents of University of Cal. (1967) 248 Cal.App.2d 867, ) In any college disciplinary proceeding, the student is entitled to a "fair hearing," which includes "(1) a notice containing a statement of the specific charges //// I. 2 San Diego State University Police provided redacted reports of their investigation to Mr. Sousa's investigator, Steven Bellizzi on March 9, The reports presumably relate to the proceedings herein, but were not produced by or acknowledged as connected to this matter by the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities. Moreover, Title IX and disciplinary proceedings are much broader in scope and reach conduct greater than a single act of alleged assault. (SOUSA v. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE) 7

8 against him, the names of the witnesses and a statement of the gist of their proposed testimony, and (2) a hearing the scope and nature of which should vary according to the circumstances of the particular case. The hearing need not be a full dress judicial hearing but one giving the student a full opportunity to present his defenses." (Andersen v. Regents of University of California (1972) 22 Cal.App.3d 763, 771 (internal citations omitted).) 25. As described in the procedural history above, RESPONDENTS are failing to provide the required notice and fair hearing. 26. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 applies to an entire school or institution if any part of that school received federal funds. Upon information and belief, CSU and SDSU receive federal funds. The Department of Education has instructed schools covered by Title IX that in order to comply, they must "adopt and publish grievance procedures providing for the prompt and equitable resolution of sex discrimination complaints." (Exhibit 13: April 4, 2011 "Dear Colleague Letter: Sexual Violence", Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at p. 8 (citing 34 C.F.R (b)).) 27. On June 3, 2014, "in response to the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (SaVE Act) and related guidance from the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, addressing Title IX of the Education Amendments on 1972," The Chancellor of the CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY issued Executive Orders 1095, 1097, and 1098 to all CSU Presidents describing the school's policy prohibiting discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, and procedure for addressing claims of the same. (Exhibits 14, 15, and 16.) Order 1097 specifies that "[t]he investigation [of the complaint and drafting of (SOUSA v. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE) 8

9 a report] shall be completed no later than 60 working days after the intake interview, unless the timeline has been extended pursuant to Article VIII. E or F." (Order 1097 at Article VI.G.) Those sections provide for extensions if critical parties are unavailable (with notice to the complainant and the accused) or by mutual agreement of the parties, and require written notice; no such notice has been provided. Within 10 working days of receiving the investigative report, the Title IX Coordinator must review it and notify the Campus Student Conduct Administrator of the outcome. (Id. at Article VI.I.) 28. California Civil Code section provides that "each agency shall permit any individual upon request and proper identification to inspect all the personal information in any record containing personal information and maintained by reference to an identifying particular assigned to the individual within 30 days of the agency's receipt of the request for active records." 29. Title IX regulations require covered schools to appoint a Title IX Coordinator to oversee all Title IX complaints and identify and address any patterns or systemic problems that arise during the review of such complaints. (34 C.F.R (a).) However, the Department of Education further warns that Title IX coordinators should not have other job responsibilities that could create a conflict of interest. (Exhibit 13: April 4, 2011 "Dear Colleague ti Letter: Sexual Violence", Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at p. 7.) 30. Lee Mintz, the Deputy Title IX Coordinator in this case, like other Title IX compliance staff, is vulnerable to a pervasive and inherent conflict of interest that creates a bias against the accused in Title IX proceedings. This is because the Department of 9, (SOUSA y. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE)

10 Education's 2011 "Dear Colleague" letter, the cultural climate that accompany it, and related case law make it clear that an incorrect failure to take action to protect the accuser can be the basis for political backlash, the withdrawal of federal funding, and civil liability in a Title IX lawsuit brought by the victim. On the other hand, there is no clearly established financial threat to schools who may take adverse action against the accused in error. Investigating Title IX officers are therefore predisposed to find in favor of Complainants. (See, e.g., Gertner, Nancy, Sex, Lies and Justice: Can we reconcile the belated attention to rape of campus with due process? The American Prospect, Winter 2015 (noting that the Harvard Title IX Compliance Office, which is responsible for ensuring that Harvard's federal funding is not jeopardized on account of Title IX violations, is not an impartial entity); Henrick, Stephen, A Hostile Environment for Student Defendants: Title IX and Sexual Assault on College Campuses (April 18, 2013). Northern Kentucky Law Review, 2013 at Available at SSRN:http://ssrn.com/abstract= (discussing the inequity is private rights of action available to complainants and accused students based on campus sexual assault investigations).) 31. The United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, requires schools to provide "adequate, reliable, and impartial investigation" of sexual harassment complaints under Title IX. (Exhibit 13: April 4, 2011 "Dear Colleague Letter: Sexual Violence", Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at p. 9.) It specifically provides that "[t]hroughout a school's Title IX investigation, including at any hearing, the parties must have an equal opportunity to present relevant witness and other evidence. 10 (SOUSA V. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE)

11 The complainant and the alleged perpetrator must be afforded similar and timely access to any information that will be used at the hearing." (Id. at 10.) Finally, the letter provides that public schools must provide due process to the alleged perpetrator. (Id. at 12.) 32. On April 29, 2014, Catherine E. Lhamon, Assistant Director for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education, issued a document entitled "Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence" noted therein to be a "significant guidance document" under the Office of Management and Budget's Final Bulletin for Agency Good Guidance Practices, 72 Fed. Reg (Jan. 25, 2007). The Office reviews "whether covered entities are complying with their legal obligations." At a July, 2014 meeting of college administrators, Lhamon made the threat to the schools explicit: While no school accused of violating Title IX had ever lost its federal funding, "do not think it's an empty threat," she warned them. As if Lhamon's warning was not enough to motivate SDSU to avoid losing federal funds, SDSU was criticized in a widely reported audit that consulted that the school did a poor job at Title IX compliance. KPBS, for example, reported that "SDSU was thrust into the spotlight in June, along with UCLA, the University of California Berkeley and Chico State, for what the state said was a poor job of educating incoming freshmen about sexual violence. The state audit also admonished the school for not training faculty and staff in how to respond to reports of sexual assault." (See ww.kpbs.com, August 25, 2014, news.) 33. Lhamon's warning to schools in general, and the wide criticism directed at some its campuses including SDSU, was not lost on the University. On June , Title IX procedures were revised 1 1 (SOUSA V. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE)

12 and reissued under Executive Order 1095, 1097 and On January 22, 2015, SDSU announced that a $200,000 state grant will fund a full-time sexual assault victims advocate on campus, to be trained and hired through SDSU's Center for Community Solutions. 34. In the meantime, in the Fall of 2014, just before and after Petitioner's arrest, SDSU was rocked by campus-wide protests demanding the SDSU take immediate action regarding sexual violence reported against students. Over 13 assaults involving SDSU students were reported the Fall of Petitioner remains the only person arrested for any of these widely publicized assaults. 36. Petitioner believes that his due process rights have been subverted by immense political pressures bearing upon the University and specifically the administrators responsible for SDSU's Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities, Lee Mintz and Jessica Rentto. SUMMARY AND EXHIBITS 1. RESPONDENTS' failure to provide Mr. Sousa with notice of the allegations and evidence levied against him despite his repeated requests has denied him of adequate notice before depriving him of his right to a public education, his right to documents pertinent to him under the Civil Code, and his right to an equitable opportunity to present evidence on his own behalf during the course of the investigation. It is a fundamental concept of due process that one must have notice of the charges and allegations against him in order to be able to present relevant evidence on his own behalf. The law does not require a person to guess at what his accusers are saying. 2. Petitioner has exhausted all administrative remedies available to him regarding this ongoing of denial of due process, 12 (SOUSA v. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE)

13 which is preventing him from presenting meaningful, contextual evidence on his own behalf. 3. Petitioner has no plain, speedy, and adequate remedy in the ordinary course of law. 4. Petitioner will suffer irreparable harm if Respondent is not compelled to comply with the procedural requirements placed upon it by the state and federal constitutions, Title IX and Department of Education regulations, and the Civil Code as he will not have an opportunity to present meaningful, contextual, relevant evidence before Lee Mintz concludes her investigation of the case, makes factual findings, and decides on the sanctions to be imposed. 5. A true and correct copy of San Diego State University's December 9, 2014 Notice of Interim Suspension is attached as Exhibit 1 and made part of this petition. 6. A true and correct copy of San Diego State University's December 12, 2014, "SDSU Disciplinary Notification," is attached as Exhibit 2 and made part of this petition. 7. A true and correct copy of Domenic J. Lombardo's December 12th, December 15th and December 18 th, 2014 letters to the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities is attached as Exhibits 3, 4 and 5, and made part of this petition. 8. A true and correct copy of Lee Mintz's December 18, to Attorney Lombardo is attached as Exhibit 6 and made part of this petition. 9. A true and correct copy of Lee Mintz's December 19, to Attorney Lombardo is attached as Exhibit 7 and made part of this petition. //// 13 (SOUSA V. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE)

14 A true and correct copy of Attorney McGlinn's January 12, correspondence to Lee Mintz is attached as Exhibit 8 and made part of this petition. 11. A true and correct copy of Attorney McGlinn's January 29, 2015 fax correspondence to Lee Mintz is attached as Exhibit 9 and made part of this petition. 12. A true and correct copy of Attorney McGlinn's February 6, 2015 correspondence to Lee Mintz is attached as Exhibit 10 and made part of this petition. 13. A true and correct copy of Attorney McGlinn's March 5, 2015 correspondence to Lee Mintz is attached as Exhibit 11 and made part of this petition. 14. A true and correct copy of Attorney McGlinn's March 12, 2015 correspondence to Lee Mintz is attached as Exhibit 12 and made part of this petition. 15. A true and correct copy of the Department of Education's April 4, 2011 "Dear Colleague Letter: Sexual Violence is attached as Exhibit 13 and made part of this petition. 16. A true and correct copy of The California State University Executive Order 1095 dated June 3, 2014 is attached as Exhibit 14 and made part of this petition. 17. A true and correct copy of The California State University Executive Order 1097 dated June 3, 2014 is attached as Exhibit 15 and made part of this petition. 18. A true and correct copy of The California State University Executive Order 1098 dated June 3, 2014 is attached as Exhibit 16 and made part of this petition. //// 14 (SOUSA v. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE)

15 RELIEF REQUESTED WHEREFORE, Petitioner prays the court for judgment as follows: 1. For an alternative writ of mandate directing RESPONDENTS not to reach any determinations or conclusions regarding (a) findings of fact, (b) determinations as to whether any executive order was violated, (c) any remedies to be afforded to the Complainant, (d) or any sanctions against him, until RESPONDENTS provide notice of the allegations and evidence against him and a reasonable opportunity present responsive evidence on his own behalf, or to show cause why a peremptory writ of mandate to the same effect should not be issued; 2. For reasonable attorney's fees and litigation expenses, in addition to any other relief granted or costs awarded; 3. For all such other and further relief the court deems proper. Dated: April 2, 2015 Respectfully submitted, Domenic J. Lombardo Attorney-at-Law 15 (SOUSA v. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE)

16 PETITION FOR WRIT VERIFICATION I, Domenic Lombardo, do hereby declare under the penalty of perjury that I have read the foregoing and know the contents thereof; that the same is true of my own knowledge. That I make this declaration for the reason that I am the attorney for Petitioner herein, and as such the facts are within my knowledge. Executed at San Diego, California, this April 2, 2015 menic J. Lombardo Attorney-at-Law 16 (SOUSA v. SDSU, ET AL - WRIT OF MANDATE)

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18 SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY Vice President for Student Affairs San Diego State Uruverstty 5500 Campanile Drive San Diego CA N) Fel x, 1 9 5, December 9, 2014 Francisco Sousa 5035 College Ave. San Diego, CA (..) ("7 V) LI\ Red ID: EPSOUSAl2PHOTMAILCOM Re: NOTICE OF INTERIM SUSPENSION You have allegedly violated the California Code of Regulations. Without presuming you did commit the offense, it has been determined that an immediate suspension is required in order to protect the lives or property of campus community members, and to insure the maintenance or order. Therefore, pursuant to Title 5, Section of the California Code of Regulations, and Executive Order 1098, Article VI of the California State University, you are hereby notified you have been placed on Interim Suspension from the California State University system, including the San Diego State University campus. "Campus" means all university property and auxiliaries, including, but not limited to, the residence halls, parking lots, etc. You may not enter the grounds of this or any CSU campus, except to meet with a staff member from the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities for a scheduled appointment and/or to attend a hearing. Violation of this order shall be grounds for expulsion per of the California Code of Regulations. If you wish to challenge this order, you may do by requesting a hearing concerning this Interim Suspension. If requested, this hearing will take place within 10 days of the imposition of the Interim Suspension. At that hearing, it will be determined whether your Interim Suspension should cease or remain in effect until your case has been resolved. If you would like to request a hearing on this order only, or receive more specific information regarding the University's reasons for imposing the order prior to the scheduled hearing, call the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities at (619) c.,.. z.) e._ S - Sincerely, re / s, c Eric Rivera Vice President for Student Affairs, End: Executive Order 1098 Penal Code Penal Code 626.4

19 the campus community. * Expulsion, Suspension, and Probation of Students I- %% 0 i n g procedures consonant with due process. any student of a campus may be expelled. suspended. placed on probation. or given a lesser sanction for: (b.7.a) Conduct that threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person within or related to the University community, including physical abuse, threats, intimidation, or harassment. (b.7.b) Conduct that threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person within or related to the University community, including sexual misconduct. (h.16) Violation of any published University policy. rule. regulation or presidential order. (b.18) Any act chargeable as a violation of a federal. state. or local law that poses a substantial threat to the safety or well-being of members of the University community. to property within the University community or poses a significant threat of disruption or interference with University operations. As a result of this allegation, an appointment for an inv estigative meeting has been scheduled for you on Monday, December 15, 2014 at 9:00 AM in the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities (Student Services West Bldg., Room 1604). are required to attend this appointment. Appointments will be rescheduled only in emergency circumstances. and will be rescheduled at a time within 72 hours of the original appointment. If you need to change your appointment you must make a request no later than 24 hours prior to your initial appointment time by calling (619) , Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. You are responsible for receiving a verbal confirmation that your appointment has been rescheduled. Failure to attend your appointment as scheduled may result in either a registration hold being placed on your record and/or the scheduling of a formal disciplinary hearing. Prior to attending this appointment, please complete the tbllowing: Re% iew the Standards for Student Conduct which are available online at httplicsmsdsu.eduiconductl.html. Re% iev% Executke Order outlining the 'niversity's disciplinary procedures. %%hich is available online at <http://csmsdsu.edu/disciplinel.html >. Revie%% the 1 se of Attorneys policy %%hich is a% ailahle online at Re iew Executive Order outlining the tniersitys procedures related to Si.sxual Misconduct. Discrimination. I larassment. and Retaliation (if applicable). h is available online at llo Sineerel.

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