WSR 97-14-004

PERMANENT RULES

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

[Filed June 19, 1997, 9:44 a.m.]

Date of Adoption: June 13, 1997.

Purpose: To amend the University of Washington's rules governing access to public records (chapter 478-276 WAC) in order to comply with recent changes in state statutes, and to update office addresses and name changes throughout Title 478 WAC.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 478-276-030 and 478-276-040; and amending WAC 478-04-020, 478-108-020, 478-160-035, 478-160-040, 478-160-050, 478-160-060, 478-160-065, 478-160-085, 478-160-105, 478-160-110, 478-160-120, 478-160-125, 478-160-130, 478-160-140, 478-160-160, 478-160-162, 478-160-175, 478-160-210, 478-160-230, 478-160-246, 478-160-290, 478-160-295, 478-160-310, 478-160-320, 478-250-050, 478-250-060, 478-276-060, 478-276-070, 478-276-080, 478-276-100, and 478-276-140.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.20.130, 42.17.260, 42.17.290, 42.17.300, and chapter 34.05 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 97-08-062 on April 1, 1997.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 1, amended 31, repealed 2.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, amended 31, repealed 2.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, amended 31, repealed 2.

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

June 17, 1997

Rebecca Goodwin Deardorff

Administrative Procedures Officer

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 90-15-005, filed 7/6/90, effective 8/6/90)

WAC 478-04-020 Organization--Operation--Information. (1) Organization. The University of Washington is established in Title 28B RCW as a public institution of higher education. The institution is governed by a nine-member board of regents, appointed by the governor. The board employs a president, who acts as the chief executive officer of the institution. The president establishes the structure of the administration.

(2) Operation. The administrative office of the University of Washington is at the following address:

University of Washington

Office of the President

301 ((Administration, AH-30)) Gerberding Hall

((University of Washington))

Box 351230

Seattle, ((Washington)) WA 98195-1230

(3) Information. Additional and detailed information concerning the educational offerings may be obtained from the catalog, copies of which are available at the following address:

University of Washington

Office of the Registrar

209 Schmitz((, PD-10)) Hall

((University of Washington))

Box 355850

Seattle, ((Washington)) WA 98195-5850

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 34.05 RCW. 90-15-005, 478-04-020, filed 7/6/90, effective 8/6/90.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 90-15-005, filed 7/6/90, effective 8/6/90)

WAC 478-108-020 Application for adjudicative proceeding. An application for an adjudicative proceeding shall be in writing. The application shall include the signature of the applicant, the nature of the matter for which an adjudicative proceeding is sought, and an explanation of the facts involved. Application forms are available at the following address:

University of Washington

Visitors Information Center

4014 University Way N.E.((, HI-22

University of Washington))

Seattle, ((Washington 98195)) WA 98105-6203

(for internal campus mail use: Box 355502). An application for an adjudicative proceeding should be submitted to the above address within twenty days of the agency action giving rise to the application, unless otherwise provided for by statute or rule.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 34.05 RCW. 90-15-005, 478-108-020, filed 7/6/90, effective 8/6/90.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-035 Application forms for undergraduate standing. To apply for freshman, transfer or post-baccalaureate status, either an "Application for admission to an undergraduate college or school" or an "Application for admission to four-year colleges and universities in the state of Washington" must be submitted to the ((Office of Admissions, PC-30, 320 Schmitz Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195.)) following address:

University of Washington

Office of Admissions

320 Schmitz Hall

Box 355840

Seattle, WA 98195-5840

An application form with complete instructions will be provided to prospective applicants upon request.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-035, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 72-5, 478-160-035, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-040 Admission of undergraduate students through the educational opportunity program. In recognition of the numerous factors which may have interfered with the earlier education of students from certain ethnic minorities and/or poverty environments, the university offers an educational opportunity program.

Minority and disadvantaged students are encouraged, regardless of their previous academic records, to apply ((for admission to the university through this program)).

Prospective applicants may obtain undergraduate application forms and additional information by contacting the ((Office of Minority Affairs, PC-45, 375 Schmitz Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.)) following office:

University of Washington

Office of Admissions

380 Schmitz Hall

Box 355840

Seattle, WA 98195-5840

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-040, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 72-5, 478-160-040, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-050 Application forms for international students. International students who have sufficient financial support, international students who intend to transfer to the university from another United States school, and international students who wish to attend summer quarter only must submit an "Undergraduate international admission application" to the ((Office of Admissions, PC-30, 320 Schmitz Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.)) following address:

University of Washington

Office of Admissions

320 Schmitz Hall

Box 355840

Seattle, WA 98195-5840

The application form with complete instructions will be provided to prospective applicants upon request.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-050, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 72-5, 478-160-050, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-060 Requests for reconsideration of admission decision. Applicants who are denied admission may request further consideration by presenting a written petition and additional information in support of their application. Such requests should be addressed to the ((Committee on Admissions and Academic Standards, Office of Admissions, PC-30, 320 Schmitz Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.)) following address:

University of Washington

Committee on Admissions and Academic Standards

Office of Admissions

320 Schmitz Hall

Box 355840

Seattle, WA 98195-5840

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-060, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130 (1) and (3). 80-15-082 (Order 80-2), 478-160-060, filed 10/21/80; Order 72-5, 478-160-060, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-065 Admission of former students. Former undergraduate students who wish to resume study in the degree or certificate program for which they were last registered and graduate students who are officially on leave and who wish to return to the university must submit a "Returning student reenrollment application" form to the registration office.

Applications may be obtained by contacting the ((Registration Office, PD-10, 225 Schmitz Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.)) following office:

University of Washington

Registration Office

225 Schmitz Hall

Box 355850

Seattle, WA 98195-5850

Returning former students are advised to file such an application at least four months in advance of the quarter they intend to return.

Former students who completed a degree or certificate program at the time they were last enrolled and former graduate students must apply as new students if they wish to return to the university.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-065, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 72-5, 478-160-065, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-085 Application forms. Prospective applicants to the graduate school may obtain an "Application for admission to the graduate school" by writing to the graduate program adviser of the department in which the applicant expects to engage in a program of study or by writing to the ((Office of Graduate Admissions, AD-10, 98 Administration Building, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.)) following address:

University of Washington

Office of Graduate Admissions

98 Gerberding Hall

Box 351280

Seattle, WA 98195-1280

An application form with instructions will be provided to prospective graduate or visiting graduate applicants upon request.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-085, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 72-5, 478-160-085, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-105 Admission to the school of dentistry--Application forms. Application forms may be obtained by writing to the ((School of Dentistry, SC-62, D-322 Health Sciences Building, Seattle, WA 98195.)) following address:

University of Washington School of Dentistry

Office of the Dean

D-322 Health Sciences Building

Box 356365

Seattle, WA 98195-6365

The deadline for filing an application is determined by the University of Washington school of dentistry and can be obtained from the ((Office of the Dean, SC-62, D-322 Health Sciences Building, Seattle, Washington 98195)) address above.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-105, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130 (1) and (3). 80-15-082 (Order 80-2), 478-160-105, filed 10/21/80; Order 72-5, 478-160-105, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 80-2, filed 10/21/80)

WAC 478-160-110 Admission to the school of law--Application forms. Applicants to the first-year class may obtain application forms by contacting the ((Director of Admissions, School of Law, Condon Hall, JB-20 Seattle, WA 98195)) following office:

University of Washington School of Law

Director of Admissions

Condon Hall

1100 N.E. Campus Parkway

Seattle, WA 98105-6617

(for internal campus mail use: Box 354600). The deadline for filing an application is determined by the University of Washington school of law and can be obtained from the ((Director of Admissions, School of Law, Condon Hall, JB-20, Seattle, Washington 98195)) address above.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130 (1) and (3). 80-15-082 (Order 80-2), 478-160-110, filed 10/21/80; Order 72-5, 478-160-110, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-120 Admission to the school of law with advanced standing--Application forms. Application for admission with advanced standing may be obtained from the ((School of Law, Condon Hall, Seattle, WA 98195)) following address:

University of Washington School of Law

Director of Admissions

Condon Hall

1100 N.E. Campus Parkway

Seattle, WA 98105-6617

(for internal campus mail use: Box 354600). The deadline for filing an application is determined by the University of Washington school of law and can be obtained from the ((Director of Admissions, School of Law, Condon Hall, JB-20, Seattle, Washington 98195)) address above.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-120, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130 (1) and (3). 80-15-082 (Order 80-2), 478-160-120, filed 10/21/80; Order 72-5, 478-160-120, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 78-4, filed 6/15/78)

WAC 478-160-125 Admission to the school of medicine. The University of Washington school of medicine publishes complete information regarding its policies, procedures, and programs which may be obtained ((from the Committee on Admissions, Office of the Dean, SC-64, A-320 Health Sciences Building, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195,)) by contacting the following office:

University of Washington School of Medicine

Committee on Admissions

Office of the Dean

A-320 Health Sciences Building

Box 356340

Seattle, WA 98195-6340

(or phone: (206) 543-7212).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(3). 78-07-018 (Order 78-4), 478-160-125, filed 6/15/78; Order 72-5, 478-160-125, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-130 First-year admission to the school of medicine--Application forms. The school of medicine is a participant in the american medical college application service program (AMCAS). Application forms may be obtained by writing to ((AMCAS, Suite 301, 1776 Massachusetts N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036.)) the following address:

American Medical College Application Service

Suite 301

1776 Massachusetts N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20036

The deadline for filing an application is determined by the University of Washington school of medicine and can be obtained ((from the Committee on Admissions, Office of the Dean SC-64, A-320 Health Sciences Building, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195,)) by contacting the following office:

University of Washington School of Medicine

Committee on Admissions

Office of the Dean

A-320 Health Sciences Building

Box 356340

Seattle, WA 98195-6340

(or phone: (206) 543-7212). Applicants are encouraged to file applications twelve months prior to desired date of entry.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-130, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(3). 78-07-018 (Order 78-4), 478-160-130, filed 6/15/78; Order 72-5, 478-160-130, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-140 Application for transfer to the school of medicine. Application for transfer to the school of medicine may be obtained by writing to the ((Committee on Admissions, Office of the Dean SC-64, A-320 Health Sciences Building, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195.)) following address:

University of Washington School of Medicine

Committee on Admissions

Office of the Dean

A-320 Health Sciences Building

Box 356340

Seattle, Wa 98195-6340

The deadline for filing an application is determined by the University of Washington school of medicine and can be obtained from the ((Committee on Admissions, Office of the Dean SC-64, A-320 Health Sciences Building, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195,)) address above, or phone: (206) 543-7212.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-140, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(3). 78-07-018 (Order 78-4), 478-160-140, filed 6/15/78; Order 72-5, 478-160-140, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-160 Applications for housing and financial aid. An application for admission does not constitute an application for either housing accommodations or financial aid, nor does an application for housing or an award of financial aid constitute an application for admission. Information and applications for housing may be obtained from the ((Office of Housing and Food Services, PC-50, 301 Schmitz Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195. Information and applications for financial aid may be obtained from the Office of Financial Aid, PE-20, 105 Schmitz Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.)) following address:

University of Washington

Office of Housing and Food Services

301 Schmitz Hall

Box 355842

Seattle, WA 98195-5842

Information and applications for financial aid may be obtained from the following address:

University of Washington

Office of Student Financial Aid

105 Schmitz Hall

Box 355880

Seattle, WA 98195-5880

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-160, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 72-5, 478-160-160, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 90-15-005, filed 7/6/90, effective 8/6/90)

WAC 478-160-162 Financial aid information. Federal, state, and private financial aid applications and information may be obtained at the following address:

University of Washington

Office of Student Financial Aid

105 Schmitz Hall((, PE-20

University of Washington))

Box 355880

Seattle, WA 98195-5880

Award of federal and state aid will be made in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 34.05 RCW. 90-15-005, 478-160-162, filed 7/6/90, effective 8/6/90.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 91-16-001, filed 7/25/91, effective 8/25/91)

WAC 478-160-175 Credit definitions. Credit courses are offered either for resident credit or for extension credit.

(1) Most courses offered through University of Washington extension are offered for resident credit, and grades earned in such courses are transcripted as resident credit and are included in the student's resident cumulative grade-point average.

(2) Courses offered through correspondence study, and some other courses, are offered for extension credit. These credits and grades are not included in the resident grade-point average, and students may apply only ninety such university credits toward an undergraduate degree. Extension credit courses are identified by an "X" prefix when listed in catalog material.

Additional information concerning credit courses may be obtained by contacting ((University of Washington Extension at 5001 25th Ave. N.E., Seattle, WA 98195,)) the following office:

University of Washington Extension

5001 25th Ave. N.E.

Seattle, WA 98105-4190

(for internal campus mail use: Box 354221, or phone: (206) 543-2300).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 91-16-001, 478-160-175, filed 7/25/91, effective 8/25/91; Order 72-5, 478-160-175, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-210 Change of residence application forms. Nonresident students who desire to apply for a change in resident status must complete and submit a Washington institutions of higher education "Residency questionnaire" to the ((Residence Classification Office, PD-10, 209 Schmitz Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195.)) following address:

University of Washington

Residence Classification Office

264 Schmitz Hall

Box 355850

Seattle, WA 98195-5850

A residency questionnaire (including a section in which the student may explain his or her view of the matter) and complete instructions will be mailed to students upon request. The residence classification office shall provide to the student a written statement of the reasons for any decision it makes within ten days of taking action on the "Residency questionnaire." This rule is adopted in accordance with RCW 34.05.482 through 34.05.494, governing brief adjudicatory proceedings, the provisions of which are hereby adopted.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-210, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130 (1) and (3). 80-15-082 (Order 80-2), 478-160-210, filed 10/21/80; Order 72-5, 478-160-210, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-230 Appeal of change of residence determination. Any student wishing to appeal an action of the residence classification office may request administrative review through the ((Residence Classification Review Committee, PD-10, 209 Schmitz Hall, University Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195.)) following committee:

University of Washington

Residence Classification Review Committee

264 Schmitz Hall

Box 355850

Seattle, WA 98195-5850

Appeals must be requested orally or in writing within twenty-one days from the date of student receipt of the written response required by WAC 478-160-210. Decisions of the residence classification review committee shall be rendered within twenty days of receipt of the request for review. The residence classification review committee shall issue the institution's final decision.

Forms appropriate for this purpose may be obtained from the ((Residence Classification Office, PD-10, 209 Schmitz Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195.)) following address:

University of Washington

Residence Classification Office

264 Schmitz Hall

Box 355850

Seattle, WA 98195-5850

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-230, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 74-2, 478-160-230, filed 3/4/74; Order 72-5, 478-160-230, filed 11/6/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-246 Enrollment confirmation deposit for new and returning students for autumn, winter and spring quarters. An enrollment confirmation deposit is required of new students and of returning students in autumn, winter and spring quarters. If space is not available when the payment is received, the payment will be returned. The fee is only refundable pursuant to WAC 478-160-256.

Further information about the enrollment confirmation deposit may be obtained from the ((Registration Office, PD-10, 225 Schmitz Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195.)) following address:

University of Washington

Registration Office

225 Schmitz Hall

Box 355850

Seattle, WA 98195-5850

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-246, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 73-9, 478-160-246, filed 11/30/73.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-290 Withdrawal from the university. Withdrawal from the university is official when written notification has been filed with the ((Registration Office, PD-10, 225 Schmitz Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195.)) following office:

University of Washington

Registration Office

225 Schmitz Hall

Box 355850

Seattle, WA 98195-5850

Students who officially withdraw may be entitled by law to a refund of all or a portion of the tuition and fees for a given quarter depending on the time of the quarter the withdrawal is completed.

An official withdrawal during the first fourteen calendar days of autumn, or winter, or spring quarter shall result in the student's permanent record showing only the date of withdrawal.

During summer quarter official withdrawals shall be entered on the student's permanent record as follows:

(1) For full-quarter courses, during the first fourteen calendar days of the quarter only the date of withdrawal shall be entered.

(2) For "a" term courses, during the first seven calendar days of the quarter only the date of withdrawal shall be entered.

(3) For "b" term courses, during the first seven calendar days of "b" term only the date of withdrawal shall be entered.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-290, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 72-8, 478-160-290, filed 11/30/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-295 Military withdrawals. (1) If a student is conscripted into the armed forces or is called to active military duty, he or she may be entitled to a full refund or academic credit depending on the time of the quarter the student officially withdraws. Official withdrawals must be in writing, signed by the student, and accompanied by a copy of the military orders.

(2) A student who withdraws may receive credit for courses or a full refund, under the following schedule:

(a) Students who withdraw through the seventh week of the academic quarter receive a full refund of fees. No academic credit is awarded.

(b) Students who withdraw after the seventh week of the academic quarter may choose to receive academic credit or a full refund of fees.

(3) Complete information is available from the ((Registration Office, PD-10, 225 Schmitz Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195.)) following address:

University of Washington

Registration Office

225 Schmitz Hall

Box 355850

Seattle, WA 98195-5850

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-295, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 72-8, 478-160-295, filed 11/30/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-310 Change of school or college. An undergraduate student desiring to transfer from one school or college within the university to another must obtain approval from the deans or the deans' designees of the two schools or colleges concerned. Change of college forms may be obtained from and must be submitted to the ((Registration Office, PD-10, 225 Schmitz Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195.)) following address:

University of Washington

Registration Office

225 Schmitz Hall

Box 355850

Seattle, WA 98195-5850

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-310, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 72-8, 478-160-310, filed 11/30/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 92-12-011, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92)

WAC 478-160-320 Special instructional programs offered summer quarter. In recognition of the special needs of students who can attend the university only in the summer, a number of institutes, workshops, and special programs are offered each summer quarter. Because the nature and content of the programs vary from year to year, interested persons are invited to contact the ((Summer Quarter Office, 5001 25th Ave NE, GH-26, Seattle, WA 98195)) following address:

University of Washington

Summer Quarter Office

5001 25th Ave. N.E.

Seattle, WA 98105-4190

(for internal campus mail use: Box 354226) to obtain a copy of the Summer Quarter Bulletin and Time Schedule.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, 478-160-320, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 72-8, 478-160-320, filed 11/30/72.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 91-10-031, filed 4/24/91, effective 5/25/91)

WAC 478-250-050 University rules coordination ((office)). (1) ((The)) University rules coordination ((office)) shall be conducted by the administrative procedures office under the direction of the administrative procedures officer who reports to the office of the vice-president for university relations.

(2) The administrative procedures officer shall have knowledge of the subjects of rules being proposed or prepared within the university, maintain the records of any such action, and respond to public ((inquires)) inquiries about possible, proposed, or existing rules and the identity of university personnel developing, reviewing, or commenting on them.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 91-10-031, 478-250-050, filed 4/24/91, effective 5/25/91.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 91-10-031, filed 4/24/91, effective 5/25/91)

WAC 478-250-060 Rule indexing. (1) Content. The university ((rules coordination)) administrative procedures office shall maintain an index of final orders, declaratory orders, interpretive statements, and policy statements, as defined by RCW 42.17.260(((4))) (5), issued after June 30, 1990, by the board of regents of the University of Washington, the president of the University of Washington, or their designees.

(2) Form. The index shall reference final orders, declaratory orders, interpretive statements, or policy statements by one or more of the following classifications: Date of implementation, organizational unit, or subject matter.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 91-10-031, 478-250-060, filed 4/24/91, effective 5/25/91.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 91-10-031, filed 4/24/91, effective 5/25/91)

WAC 478-276-060 Public records officer. For purposes of compliance with chapter 42.17 RCW, ((a public records officer shall be designated by the president of the university. The)) duties of the public records officer shall ((be as provided by the president of the university and may)) include but not be limited to: The implementation of the university's rules and regulations regarding release of public records, coordinating the staff of the ((visitors' information center)) public records office in this regard, and generally coordinating compliance by the university with the public records disclosure requirements of chapter 42.17 RCW. The person so designated shall be ((located in the Visitors' Information Center, 4014 University Way N.E., University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105)) at the following location:

University of Washington

Public Records Office

Visitors Information Center

4014 University Way N.E.

Seattle, WA 98105-6203

(for internal campus mail use: Box 355502).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 91-10-031, 478-276-060, filed 4/24/91, effective 5/25/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(1). 81-20-049 (Order 81-2), 478-276-060, filed 10/2/81; Order 73-5, 478-276-060, filed 5/29/73.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 73-5, filed 5/29/73)

WAC 478-276-070 ((Office hours.)) Times for inspection and copying. ((For the purposes of this chapter, the office hours of the visitors' information center shall be the regular business hours of the University of Washington.)) Public records of the University of Washington shall be available for inspection and copying during the regular office hours of the public records office: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding legal holidays.

[Order 73-5, 478-276-070, filed 5/29/73.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 91-10-031, filed 4/24/91, effective 5/25/91)

WAC 478-276-080 Requests for public records. In accordance with requirements of chapter 42.17 RCW, that agencies prevent unreasonable invasions of privacy, protect public records from damage or disorganization, and prevent excessive interference with essential functions of the agency, public records required to be disclosed by chapter 42.17 RCW, may be inspected or copied, or copies of such records may be obtained, by members of the public upon compliance with the following procedures: All requests shall be directed to the public records officer at the address set forth in WAC 478-276-140. The request shall include the following information:

(1) The name of the person requesting the records ((or some other means of identifying that person));

(2) The time of day and calendar date on which the request was made; and

(3) The public record(s) requested.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 91-10-031, 478-276-080, filed 4/24/91, effective 5/25/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(1). 81-20-049 (Order 81-2), 478-276-080, filed 10/2/81; Order 73-5, 478-276-080, filed 5/29/73.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 91-10-031, filed 4/24/91, effective 5/25/91)

WAC 478-276-100 Inspection of public records--Copying--Costs. (1) Public records of the University of Washington required to be disclosed by chapter 42.17 RCW, shall be made available for inspection and copying at the ((visitors' information center)) public records office under the supervision of the public records officer. Arrangements for photocopying of documents in accordance with RCW 42.17.300 shall be made by the university in such a way as to protect the records from damage or disorganization and to prevent excessive interference with other essential functions of the agency.

(2) No fee shall be charged for the inspection of public records. The university ((may)) imposes a charge for providing copies of public records and for the costs of envelopes, postage, and other charges as allowed by statute. Such charges shall not exceed the amount necessary to reimburse the university for ((its)) actual costs ((incident to such copying)) as allowed by law.

(3) No person shall be provided a copy of a public record which has been copied by the university at the request of such person until and unless such person has tendered payment for the charge for providing such copying.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 91-10-031, 478-276-100, filed 4/24/91, effective 5/25/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(1). 81-20-049 (Order 81-2), 478-276-100, filed 10/2/81; Order 73-5, 478-276-100, filed 5/29/73.]

NEW SECTION

WAC 478-276-105 Protection of public records. Access to any "writing," as defined in WAC 478-276-020(2), shall be restricted to the viewing area designated by the university. No document shall be physically removed by a member of the public from the viewing area for any reason whatsoever. Nor shall any member of the public who is viewing documents disassemble, deface, or cause the disorganization of documents for any reason whatsoever.

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AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 81-2, filed 10/2/81)

WAC 478-276-140 ((Visitors' information center)) Public records office--Address. All requests for public records to the University of Washington shall be addressed as follows: ((University of Washington, c/o Public Records Officer, Visitors' Information Center, 4014 University Way N.E., HI-22, Seattle, Washington 98105))

University of Washington

Public Records Officer

Public Records Office

4014 University Way N.E.

Seattle, WA 98105-6203

(for internal campus mail use: Box 355502. The telephone number of the ((visitors' information center is 543-9198)) public records office is 543-9180, FAX: 543-0786.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(1). 81-20-049 (Order 81-2), 478-276-140, filed 10/2/81; Order 73-5, 478-276-140, filed 5/29/73.]

Reviser's note: The typographical error in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appears in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.

REPEALER

The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:

WAC 478-276-030 Description of central and field organization of the University of Washington.

WAC 478-276-040 General course and method of government.

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