UW News

February 3, 2021

Public hearing notice: Rule-making hearing for Chapter 478-121 WAC

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, via a Zoom conference meeting. The details of the hearing are available on the University Policy and Rules Office website.

The purpose of the hearing is to allow all interested persons an opportunity to provide input, either orally or in writing, on the proposed amendments to Chapter 478-121 WAC, “Student Conduct Code for the University of Washington.”

The University edited sections and created new sections to update current Chapter 478-121 WAC, Student Conduct Code for the University of Washington in order to be in compliance with the new U.S. Department of Education Title IX regulations that went into effect on Aug. 14, 2020.

Advance copies of the proposed WAC rules may be obtained by contacting the University Policy and Rules Office by email at rules@uw.edu.  Or you can see the proposed changes published in the Washington State Register (WSR) 2021 issue 21-02.

Written comment may be submitted via email to rules@uw.edu or via web form by 5 p.m. on Feb. 16, 2021.

To request disability accommodation for this hearing, contact the Disability Services Office at least 10 days in advance of the event at: 206-543-6450/voice, 206-543-6452/TTY, or by email at dso@uw.edu.