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Chapter 478-156 WAC

Last Update: 8/19/14

RULES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE CAMPUS RESIDENCE HALLS, SINGLE STUDENT AND FAMILY HOUSING APARTMENTS

WAC Sections

Legal authority to enact.
Purpose of residence halls, single student and family housing apartments.
Modification of these rules.
Priority for residence halls and single student apartments.
Family housing apartments—Assignment and unit size eligibility.
Assignment priority.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS CHAPTER
478-156-001,
478-156-002, 478-156-003, 478-156-004, 478-156-005, 478-156-006, 478-156-007, 478-156-008, 478-156-009. [Order 72-2, § 478-156-001 through § 478-156-009, filed 4/27/72, effective 6/19/72.] Repealed by Order 73-4, filed 4/16/73.
478-156-014
Assignment priority. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. WSR 97-24-048, § 478-156-014, filed 11/26/97, effective 12/27/97; Order 72-6, § 478-156-014, filed 11/6/72.] Repealed by WSR 01-24-014, filed 11/26/01, effective 12/27/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130.
478-156-015
Occupancy deadline. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. WSR 97-24-048, § 478-156-015, filed 11/26/97, effective 12/27/97; Order 72-6, § 478-156-015, filed 11/6/72.] Repealed by WSR 13-03-085, filed 1/15/13, effective 2/15/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.15.031 and 28B.20.130.
478-156-018
Unit size—Eligibility standards. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. WSR 97-24-048, § 478-156-018, filed 11/26/97, effective 12/27/97; Order 72-6, § 478-156-018, filed 11/6/72.] Repealed by WSR 13-03-085, filed 1/15/13, effective 2/15/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.15.031 and 28B.20.130.


478-156-010
Legal authority to enact.

Pursuant to the authority granted by RCW 28B.20.130 and 28B.15.031, the board of regents of the University of Washington has established the following rules governing the operation of the university's residence halls, single student and family housing apartments for the University of Washington, Seattle campus.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.15.031 and 28B.20.130. WSR 13-03-085, § 478-156-010, filed 1/15/13, effective 2/15/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. WSR 97-24-048, § 478-156-010, filed 11/26/97, effective 12/27/97; Order 72-6, § 478-156-010, filed 11/6/72.]



478-156-011
Purpose of residence halls, single student and family housing apartments.

The residence halls, single student and family housing apartments exist primarily to provide a conveniently located living environment for university students which will contribute to their educational development.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.15.031 and 28B.20.130. WSR 13-03-085, § 478-156-011, filed 1/15/13, effective 2/15/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. WSR 97-24-048, § 478-156-011, filed 11/26/97, effective 12/27/97; Order 72-6, § 478-156-011, filed 11/6/72.]



478-156-012
Modification of these rules.

The board of regents reserves the right to add, delete, or modify portions of these rules in accordance with its rules and applicable laws.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. WSR 97-24-048, § 478-156-012, filed 11/26/97, effective 12/27/97; Order 72-6, § 478-156-012, filed 11/6/72.]



478-156-013
Priority for residence halls and single student apartments.

Priority for use of residence hall space and single student apartments is given to enrolled students at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Priority for use of any remaining housing space is specific to each residence hall or apartment building. Up-to-date information pertaining to residence hall and single student apartment use priority is available on the University of Washington, Seattle housing and food services' web site.
Subject to space availability, the following may be granted residence privileges in the order of their applications after the needs of enrolled students have been fulfilled:
(1) Participants in university-sponsored short courses, conferences, and state tests and examinations.
(2) Visiting scholars sponsored by academic departments.
(3) Students attending nearby community colleges.
(4) On a transient basis, visiting students from other institutions, visiting faculty members and guests of student residents.
(5) Other groups when approved by the committee on the use of university facilities.
(6) Other groups or individuals approved by housing and food services, on a space available basis.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.15.031 and 28B.20.130. WSR 13-03-085, § 478-156-013, filed 1/15/13, effective 2/15/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. WSR 97-24-048, § 478-156-013, filed 11/26/97, effective 12/27/97; Order 72-6, § 478-156-013, filed 11/6/72.]



478-156-016
Family housing apartments—Assignment and unit size eligibility.

Residents must be enrolled as full-time students at the University of Washington three of the four quarters of an academic year, and be married couples; registered, same-sex domestic partners (that is, the partnerships are registered with jurisdictions where domestic partner registrations are offered); or single parents with dependent children. In addition, financial eligibility must be verified prior to move-in for those students in priority groups (1) through (3), which are described in WAC 478-156-017. The office of student financial aid will update financial need figures for family housing eligibility and will evaluate the resources of each new applicant to determine if their requirements for financial assistance exceed the established need figures. Separate financial need figures are established for each unit size. Any expenses related to the processing of the financial aid form will be borne by the applicant or the current resident. Assignment eligibility criteria for each unit size of university-owned housing is specific to the property and outlined on the University of Washington, Seattle housing and food services web site.
Changes to these eligibility criteria shall be approved through the office of the vice-president for student life after consultation with student leadership from the Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW) and the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130 and UWBR, Standing Orders, chapter 8. WSR 14-17-097, § 478-156-016, filed 8/19/14, effective 9/19/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.15.031 and 28B.20.130. WSR 13-03-085, § 478-156-016, filed 1/15/13, effective 2/15/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. WSR 97-24-048, § 478-156-016, filed 11/26/97, effective 12/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(1). WSR 80-03-005 (Order 79-5), § 478-156-016, filed 2/8/80; Order 72-6, § 478-156-016, filed 11/6/72.]



478-156-017
Assignment priority.

Applicants for university-owned family housing apartments who are judged eligible for assignment pursuant to WAC 478-156-016 are assigned in the following order of priority, based on the date of application:
(1) Students who have special housing needs due to:
• Disability-related reasons;
• Students in the university's educational opportunity program;
• Students who are single parents and have dependent children meeting financial eligibility criteria as set forth in WAC 478-156-016; and
• Others with extreme financial or personal hardship.
(2) Other students meeting financial eligibility criteria as set forth in WAC 478-156-016.
(3) Other students exceeding financial eligibility criteria.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.15.031 and 28B.20.130. WSR 13-03-085, § 478-156-017, filed 1/15/13, effective 2/15/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. WSR 97-24-048, § 478-156-017, filed 11/26/97, effective 12/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(1). WSR 80-03-005 (Order 79-5), § 478-156-017, filed 2/8/80; Order 72-6, § 478-156-017, filed 11/6/72.]