This page includes all policies and procedures pertaining specifically to the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences. Policies and procedures pertaining to the College of the Environment can be found on its intranet. The University’s policies and procedures can be found in its policy directory. For questions and concerns about the following policies and procedures, please contact the individual department.


Public Records Request Procedures

Curriculum and Courses

Academic Integrity Policy for Syllabus (College of the Environment)
Academic Misconduct Policy and Process (College of the Environment)
ASE Support for Graduate Students Policy
Attendance and Participation Policy for Syllabus (College of the Environment)
Course Enrollment Procedure
Course Fee Process and Policy
Designing a Course Syllabus (College of the Environment)
Disability Accommodation Statement for Syllabus (College of the Environment)
Disability Accommodation Policy (College of the Environment)
Increasing Course Evaluation Response Rates (College of the Environment)
Peer Evaluation of Teaching Form
Proposing a New Course (College of the Environment)
Syllabus Statements
TA and Teaching Support Allocation Policy
Unpaid Instructional Support Policy


Alcohol and Drug Policy


Building Key Policies and Procedures
Emergency Response Policy
Health and Safety Policy
Room Reservation Guidelines at SEFS
Space Assignment Policy


Bylaws (Revised June 2021)
Course Buyout Policy
Guidelines for Endowed Faculty Appointments
Hiring Process Guidelines at SEFS
Policy & Process for Adjunct and Affiliated Faculty
Promotion and Tenure Guidelines
Salary Recovery Policy
Teaching Compensation Policy


Miscellaneous Financial and Pay Policies
Reimbursements Policy at SEFS

Human Resources

SEFS Mobile Service Allowance (MSA) Policy – MSA Agreement can be found here

Research and Grants

Approvals of Principal Investigator Status Policy
Cost Share Policy
Guidelines for RCR in SEFS
Policy on Proposal Approvals
Research Proposal Routing Policy
Uniform Administrative Requirements

Other Procedures and Policies

Accident Report Procedures
Standards and Practices for the School
Suspended Operations Procedures (University of Washington)


Professional Staff Salary Increase Policy
Staff Attendance and Leave Policy

Student Services

ASE Support for Graduate Students
Fellowship Top-Up Policy
Field Trip Guidelines (College of the Environment)
First Aid/CPR Certification Requirements and Procedures
Monitoring and Reporting

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