Notices for Prospective Students

WSU cares about the safety and wellbeing of its students and community.  Information on important safety information, nondiscrimination policies, and resources are below.

Safety on Campus/Clery Act

WSU publishes an Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act).  The report includes crime statistics, campus safety and security policies and procedures, crime reporting and grievance procedures, safety educational programs, emergency response protocols, information regarding sex offenders, programs to prevent dating violence/domestic violence/stalking/sexual assault, and fire statistics and safety programming, where applicable. Campus specific reports are available online; links to Annual Reports are available online.  If you prefer a paper copy, you can request one from Compliance and Civil Rights at:

Contact Us


Telephone: 509-335-8288

Postal Mail: Compliance and Civil Rights, French Administration Building, Room 225, PO Box 641022, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164

Reasonable Accommodations

WSU is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. Prospective students in need of accommodations due to a disability are encouraged to reach out for support. Information on requesting accommodations is available at Student Campus Accommodations.

Non-discrimination/ Title IX

In matters of admission, employment, housing or services, or in the educational programs or activities it operates, WSU does not discriminate or permit discrimination by any member of its community against any individual on the basis of sex (including sex stereotypes, sex characteristics, pregnancy or related conditions, sexual orientation, and gender identity), race, color, national or ethnic origin, physical disability, mental disability, sensory disability, use of a trained service animal, age, religion, creed, genetic information, marital status, protected veteran status, honorably discharged veteran, member of the military, or immigration or citizenship status except as authorized by federal or state law, regulation, or government contract.  

WSU policies comply with federal and state civil rights laws and regulations, including, but not limited to: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 USC § 1681), Title IX implementing regulations 34 CFR 106, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq) and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Title I and II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 as amended, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (P.L. 93-11) and 45 CFR Part 84, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq), Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq), Chapter 49.60 RCW, and the Gender Equality in Higher Education (Chapter 28B.110 RCW).   

Inquiries about the application of these laws and regulations (including inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations), as well as reports and complaints of discrimination and harassment, can be made verbally or in writing to WSU’s Compliance and Civil Rights, the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, or both: 

Title IX Coordinator, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, ADA Coordinator

Compliance and Civil Rights

Tel: 509-335-8288

Email:, TitleIX.Coordinator, or

Online: Online Reporting/Complaint Form

In-person: French Administration Building Room 220 

Address: PO Box 641022 
Pullman, WA 99164-1022 

U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights

Online: Online Complaint Form 

Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg 

400 Maryland Avenue, SW 

Washington, DC 20202-1100 

Tel: 800-421-3481 

FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 800-877-8339 


Local OCR office

Reports and complaints about conduct that may constitute discrimination (including sex discrimination under Title IX) can be made verbally or in writing to Compliance and Civil Rights and the university’s Title IX Coordinators at the contact information above. WSU’s prohibition on and relevant procedural guidelines for discrimination, discriminatory harassment, sex discrimination, and sexual harassment, including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking, are available here: 

WSU provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Sex Offender Policy

Information about registered sex offenders can be obtained throughout Washington state from the Washington Sex Offender Public Registry or through the National Sex Offender Public Website. For prospective students who are required to register, please follow the requirements outlined in WSU Registered Sex Offender and Kidnapping Offender Policy, Executive Policy 46.