You will be notified by someone within or related to the Title IX Office. A statement by the complainant may accompany the allegation, or one may follow. Typically, you can provide an initial response. Because the allegation may impact your future, it is important to consider hiring a Title IX/criminal defense attorney who can assist you through the process. It is very important for you at this time to consult your student handbook/Title IX policy manual to review your colleges rules and regulations pertaining to a Title IX investigation.