Policies / WSU Policy Statements
Complete Statements of Important course-related Policies
Note to WSU students: Some of your course syllabi may have contained abbreviated versions of WSU policies that are required on all course syllabi. If so, these syllabi are required to provide you a link to this web page, which states the full versions of WSU's course-related policies below. Please familiarize yourself with these important policies.
Reasonable accommodations are available for students with a documented disability. If you have a disability and need accommodations to fully participate in this class, please either visit or call your campus Access Center (see contact information listed below) to schedule an appointment. All accommodations MUST be approved through the Access Center of your campus. For more information, contact a Disability Specialist on your campus:
- Pullman or WSU Online: 509-335-3417, Washington Building 217, accesscenter.wsu.edu, Access.Center@wsu.edu
- Spokane: 509-358-7757, Academic Center 145F, spokane.wsu.edu/studentaffairs/access-resources, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tri-Cities: 509-372-7352, Floyd 269C; tricities.wsu.edu/current-students/disability, email@example.com
- Vancouver: 360-546-9238, Classroom Building 160, studentaffairs.vancouver.wsu.edu/access-center, firstname.lastname@example.org
For graduate-level courses: see gradschool.wsu.edu/rights-and-responsibilities.
Academic integrity is the cornerstone of higher education. As such, all members of the university community share responsibility for maintaining and promoting the principles of integrity in all activities, including academic integrity and honest scholarship. Academic integrity will be strongly enforced in this course. Students who violate WSU’s Academic Integrity Policy (identified in Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 504-26-010(3) and -404) will receive the academic sanction stated in your course syllabus, will not have the option to withdraw from the course pending an appeal, and will be reported to the Office of Student Conduct.
Cheating includes, but is not limited to, plagiarism and unauthorized collaboration as defined in the Standards of Conduct for Students, WAC 504-26-010(3). You need to read and understand all of the definitions of cheating: http://app.leg.wa.gov/WAC/default.aspx?cite=504-26-010. If you have any questions about what is and is not allowed in this course, you should ask course instructors before proceeding.
If you wish to appeal a faculty member's decision relating to academic integrity, please use the form available at conduct.wsu.edu.
Safety and Emergency Notification
Classroom and campus safety are of paramount importance at Washington State University, and are the shared responsibility of the entire campus population. WSU urges students to follow the “Alert, Assess, Act,” protocol for all types of emergencies and the “Run, Hide, Fight” response for an active shooter incident. Remain ALERT (through direct observation or emergency notification), ASSESS your specific situation, and ACT in the most appropriate way to assure your own safety (and the safety of others if you are able).
Please sign up for emergency alerts on your account at MyWSU. For more information on this subject, campus safety, and related topics, please view the FBI’s Run, Hide, Fight video and visit the WSU safety portal.