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Washington Administrative Code

Title 478 WAC – University of Washington


Chapter 478–136 WAC: Use of University of Washington Facilities

WAC 478–136–015: Delegated and administrative responsibilities.


(1) The board of regents has delegated to the president of the university the authority to regulate the use of university facilities.

Under this authority, the president has acted or will act as follows:

  (a) Delegate to the chair for the committee on the use of university facilities with respect to facilities located on or governed by those located on the Seattle campus and for all other university facilities except for those located on the campuses for which there is a chancellor, the authority to review the use of university facilities; to establish within the framework of this policy guidelines and procedures governing such use; to approve or disapprove requested uses; and to establish policies regarding fees and rental schedules where appropriate. Inquiries to the chair for the Seattle campus should be directed to:

University of Washington Seattle
Seattle Chair of the Committee on the Use of
University Facilities
Box 351241
Seattle, WA 98195-1241

(or phone: 206-543-9233, or e-mail sprogram@uw.edu).

  (b) Delegate to the chancellors of the University of Washington campuses, with respect to facilities located on or governed by those located on their campus, the authority to review the use of university facilities; to establish within the framework of this policy guidelines and procedures governing such use; to approve or disapprove requested uses; and to establish policies regarding fees and rental schedules where appropriate.

  (c) Delegate the chancellors the authority to subdelegate the authorities provided for in (b) of this subsection to a chair of the committee on the use of university facilities for facilities located on or governed by those located on their respective campuses. For the current UW campuses, other than the Seattle campus, inquiries concerning the use of university facilities may be directed to:

University of Washington Bothell
Bothell Chair of the Committee on the Use of University Facilities
Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Administration and Planning
Box 358520
18115 Campus Way N.E. Bothell, WA 98011

or

University of Washington Tacoma
Tacoma Chair of the Committee on the Use of University Facilities
1900 Commerce Street, GWP 312 Box 358430 Tacoma, WA 98402

(or, for the University of Washington Tacoma, phone: 253-692-5645).

  (d) Directs the chairs for each committee on the use of university facilities to confer with one another to promote a uniform application of this chapter.

(2) Sponsorship of an event by an academic or administrative unit of the university implies that an official with authority to make such decisions for the academic or administrative unit has applied his or her professional judgment to the content of the program, the qualifications of the individuals conducting the event, the manner of presentation, and has concluded, on behalf of his or her academic or administrative unit, that the event is consistent with this chapter.

(3) Approval of a facilities use request by the appropriate committee chair means that the committee chair has determined that the proposed event is consistent with this chapter.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 10-13-098, § 478-136-015, filed 6/17/10, effective 7/18/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130 and University of Washington Board of Regent's Standing Orders, Chapter 1, Section 2. 05-21-133, § 478-136-015, filed 10/19/05, effective 11/19/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 02-06-020, § 478-136-015, filed 2/25/02, effective 3/28/02; 97-24-047, § 478-136-015, filed 11/26/97, effective 12/27/97; 86-15-038 (Order 86-2), § 478-136-015, filed 7/16/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(1). 82-16-001 (Order 82-2), § 478-136-015, filed 7/22/82, effective 10/1/82.]