If you're a student at New York University and you're accused of misconduct, you should not speak to the school without taking the necessary precautions, too much is at stake. New York University will have specific policies as to how your case will be addressed and adjudicated. Understanding and successfully navigating these policies is important key to success. The specific policy that would apply would impart depend on a specific offense alleged. Is it a Title IX sexual misconduct case? Is the case involved alleged academic integrity, or an academic misconduct charge? Or just a general disciplinary issue?
Understanding the process is key, but also understanding that New York University, as with all schools, unfortunately, can be in a rush the judgment does not have an accused students rights and interest in mind, that must be kept in mind, and that's why an experienced attorney advisor can help protect and accuse students rights and interest can help navigate the process and can potentially help allow for the most favorable outcome.