Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

Proposed WAC Changes

Undergraduate Housing Requirement

The University is proposing the following changes to the Washington Administrative Code:

  • Amend WAC 504-24-030 Undergraduate Housing Requirement

The university is updating the rules regarding the undergraduate housing requirement.

To view the text of these proposed rules, see WSR 20-18-094 at the Code Reviser’s Office Washington State Register website.

WSU will conduct a public hearing via ZOOM on this proposed WAC change on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/96518846869?pwd=TjJ6RUNmS1BCUmYrek16VzlLOHB5UT09. Meeting ID: 965 1884 6869. Passcode: 926631; OR join by telephone (long distance): +1 669 900 9128 (Enter the meeting ID and passcode when prompted).

Submit written comments by 5:00 p.m. on October 7, 2020 to Deborah Bartlett, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 641225, Pullman, WA 99164-1225 or e-mail prf.forms@wsu.edu.

Due to the public health emergency resulting from COVID-19 and guidance/directives from the Washington department of health, no in-person hearing locations are being scheduled for this hearing.
 

Emergency Rules

Undergraduate Housing Requirement

Effective June 30, 2020, the University made the following emergency rule changes to the Washington Administrative Code:

  • WAC 504-24-030 Undergraduate Housing Requirement
PURPOSE: The emergency rule change for WAC 504-24-030 is being implemented as a result of the public health emergency resulting from COVID-19 and guidance/directives from public health officials, and is requested in order to (a) update and clarify procedural guidelines, (b) better allow the institution to respond to emergent student needs and special circumstances, and (c) delegate authority at the appropriate institutional level. This change is needed immediately in order to accommodate students, comply with guidance and directives from public health officials, and prepare for the fall 2020 term.
 

To view the text of these emergency rules, see WSR 20-14-109 at the Code Reviser’s Office Washington State Register website:

lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/law/wsr/2020/14/20-14-109.htm

Permanent rules are currently being developed.

   

Standards of Conduct for Students

Emergency Rules

Effective August 14, 2020, the University made the following emergency rule changes to the Washington Administrative Code:

  • WAC 504-26 Standards of Conduct for Students

PURPOSE: On May 19, 2020, the United States Department of Education (the department) published amendments to its regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX). The department’s amended regulations specify how recipients of federal financial assistance covered by Title IX (which include the university) must respond to allegations of sexual harassment. The department’s amended regulations are scheduled to become effective on August 14, 2020. Amendments to the university’s standards of conduct for students is required to comply with the department’s amended Title IX regulations.

To view the text of these emergency rules, see WSR 20-17-098 at the Code Reviser’s Office Washington State Register website:

lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/law/wsr/2020/17/20-17-098.htm

Permanent rules are currently being developed.