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
Academic Misconduct Policy and Process
Attendance and Participation Policy for Syllabus
Course Enrollment Procedure
Course Fee Process and Policy
Designing a Course Syllabus
Disability Accommodation Statement for Syllabus
Disability Accommodation Policy
Increasing Course Evaluation Response Rates
Proposing a New Course


Alcohol and Drug Policy


Building Key Policy
Emergency Response Policy
Health and Safety Policy
Space Assignment Policy


Course Buyout Policy
Policy & Process for Adjunct and Affiliated Faculty
Faculty Merit Process
Teaching Compensation Policy


Miscellaneous Financial and Pay Policies

Academic Student Employees (ASEs)

Academic Student Employees (ASEs) at the University of Washington are governed by a contract between the University of Washington and UAW. Details of the contract may be found at UAW Academic Student Employees (ASEs) Contract. Salaried positions at SEFS, such as research assistants (RAs) or teaching assistants (TAs), are paid at the base rates in the graduate student salary schedules, according to the graduate student’s degree level. Pay rates for hourly ASE positions such as readers/graders are $24 per hour.

Research and Grants

Indirect Costs Policy
Research Proposal Approvals Policy
Research Proposal Routing Policy
Uniform Administrative Requirements

Other Procedures and Policies

Accident Report Procedures
Standards and Practices for the School
Suspended Operations Procedures


Professional Staff Salary Increase Policy
Staff Attendance and Leave Policy

Student Services

Field Trip Guidelines
First Aid/CPR Certification Requirements and Procedures

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