UW Policies

The University of Washington has a number of policies or rules that establish standards for conduct and expectations for appropriate behavior.

UW General Conduct Code
Establishes expectations for general conduct and sanctions for violating the conduct code.
Standard of Conduct for UW Faculty
Section 25-71 of the Faculty Code, included in the UW Policy Directory, sets forth expectations for behavior and methods for resolving allegations of misconduct.
UW Student Conduct Code
Governs student conduct and sets forth disciplinary and appeal processes.
UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Policy
Establishes the University's commitment to maintain a campus environment that is free of illegal drugs and of drugs and alcohol used illegally.
UW Policy & Procedure on Violence in the Workplace
Establishes the University's prohibition of violent behavior and the procedures that are to be followed in reporting urgent and emerging or potential threats.
Reporting Suspected Child Abuse
Describes the mandatory reporting requirements for all University employees and volunteers who have reasonable cause to believe that a child has suffered abuse or neglect.
UW Crime Prevention
Describes the function of the University Police Department's Crime Prevention Unit and ways for members of the University community to assist in preventing crime.
UW Non-Discrimination and Affirmative Action Policy
Establishes prohibition against discrimination, harassment (including sexual harassment) and retaliation.
Employee Complaint Resolution
Provides a summary of UW Employee Complaint Resolution options.