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WAC 516-36-040

Private or commercial enterprise or charitable use.

(1) University property may not be used for private or commercial gain, including: Commercial advertising; solicitation and merchandising of any food, goods, wares, service, company, organization, or merchandise of any nature whatsoever; or any other form of sales or promotional activity; except that commercial activity is allowable:
(a) If the president or the president's designee has determined that the private or commercial enterprise or charitable use will serve an educational or public service purpose related to the university's mission;
(b) By special permission granted by the university president or the president's designee if an agreement, lease, or other formal arrangement is entered into between the university and the person, corporation, or other entity desiring to engage in private, commercial or charitable activity;
(c) To the extent it represents the regular advertising, promotional, or sponsorship activities carried on, by, or in any university media, university bookstore, university athletic events, or other university authorized event, agent, or contractor;
(d) If the university purchasing department has authorized vendor representatives to solicit university departments, colleges, or business units, and where those representatives have appropriate university identification.
(2) University property may not be used by faculty, staff, or students to assist or promote a private or third-party commercial enterprise, with the following exceptions:
(a) Faculty, staff, or students may use university property that is generally available to the public on the same basis, including payment of the same fees, as may other private citizens; and
(b) Faculty may make use of university property to encourage basic and applied research in accordance with the provisions of the university policy adopted pursuant to RCW 42.52.220.
(3) University property may not be used to benefit a charitable organization, with the following exceptions:
(a) Charities that are licensed in the state of Washington may use university property that is generally available to the public on the same basis, including payment of the same fees, as may private citizens;
(b) Charities that are licensed in the state of Washington may use university property without charge by special permission granted by the university president or the president's designee where the university has determined that the charitable activity or use will serve an educational or public service purpose related to the university's mission and an agreement, lease, or other formal arrangement is entered into between the university and the person, corporation, or other entity desiring to engage in a charitable event; and
(c) Recognized student organizations may use university property to conduct fund-raising activities for charitable purposes pursuant to university policies, procedures and all scheduling requirements.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12). WSR 18-13-073, § 516-36-040, filed 6/15/18, effective 7/16/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12), 34.05.220 (1)(b), 34.05.250, 28B.15.600, 42.17.310, 42.30.070 - 42.30.075, chapters 69.41 and 43.21C RCW. WSR 90-10-042, § 516-36-040, filed 4/27/90, effective 5/1/90; Order 75-10, § 516-36-040, filed 11/10/75.]
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