Title IX Policies
The University of Washington, as an institution established and maintained by the people of the state, is committed to providing equality of opportunity and an environment that fosters respect for all members of the University community. This policy has the goal of promoting an environment that is free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
In the course of their education, employment, or use of University services, individuals may have complaints about the behavior of University employees, including complaints alleging that the behavior of University employees may have violated the University’s non-discrimination and non-retaliation policies (Executive Order No. 31). This policy statement describes the processes the University will follow in responding to such complaints, referred to here as "complaints against employees."
This policy is adopted in accordance with Chapter 49.76 RCW and the Governor's Executive Order 96-05 and applies to all University of Washington employees regardless of appointment type.
The board of regents of the University of Washington establish regulations on student conduct and student discipline. The University’s Student Conduct Code is Washington Administrative Code 478-120.
Supplementary provisions regarding sexual misconduct may be found in the Washington Administrative Code 478-120-137.