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Proposed WAC Changes

Standards of Conduct for Students

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

  • Amend WAC 504-26 Standard of Conduct for Students

The University is updating the rules regarding the standards of conduct for students.

To view the text of these permanent rules, see WSR 21-07-057¬†at the Code Reviser’s Office Washington State Register website.

The comment period has ended.

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.

Permanent rules are currently being developed.