Board of Regents

Public Comment Period

The University of Washington Board of Regents will provide a public comment period at each regular meeting of the Board.

A ten-minute public comment period will be provided at the beginning of each regular meeting of the Board. Speakers will be allowed up to two minutes each for their comments with preference given to those who sign up in advance.

The opportunity to sign up will be available at noon on the Friday before the regular Board meeting, when meeting agendas and items are published on the Board website. If the Friday is a holiday, sign-ups will begin at noon on the Thursday before the meeting.

Sign up to provide public comment at the meeting of the Board on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at UW Bothell. Sign up using the Request to Provide Public Comment Form available at noon on Friday, March 3, 2017. If space remains, sign up at the meeting, before the start of the meeting.

Please include:

  • name
  • email address and/or phone number
  • subject of your comments
  • relationship to the University (student, faculty, staff, alumni, other)

Speakers are encouraged to address a topic germane to an issue being discussed at the meeting. Preference will be given to those who sign up in advance. If time remains, speakers may sign up at the meeting, before the meeting starts.

It is not necessary to sign up to attend the meeting.

Questions? Need more information? Contact:
Joan Goldblatt
Secretary of the Board of Regents
139 Gerberding Hall, UW Box 351264
Phone: 206-543-1633
Fax: 206-543-6110

Substitute House Bill 2313 amended RCW 28.B.20.105 to provide for public comment at each meeting of the Board.  The Bill is effective on June 7, 2012.

To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at: 206.543.6450 (voice), 206.543.6452 (TTY), 206.685.7264 (fax), or email at  The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests.  Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 days.