Eastern Washington University uses the Student Conduct Code WAC 172-121 for all student conduct matters and EWU policies 402-01 and 402-05 for all employee misconduct allegations covered under Title IX. The policies provide an explanation of the grievance procedures and definitions. For guidance, go to EWU Policy 402-01 Sexual Misconduct, Interpersonal Violence & Title IX Responsibilities, EWU Policy 402-05 Title IX Investigations and Hearings or if you are a student, the Student Conduct Code WAC 172-121
Student Conduct Code WAC 172-121
The Student Conduct Code describes university standards for all student conduct complaints. The Student Conduct Code has a specific section that explains how sexual misconduct complaints involving Respondents that are EWU students. The following sections in the Student Conduct Code provide a details explanation of how sexual misconduct complaints are processed:
EWU Policy 402-01
This policy describes university standards for sexual misconduct complaints involving members of the university community. It also establishes procedures for handling related complaints or incidents of policy violations. This policy is used when the Respondent is an employee, student-employee, or non-student and non-employee. Complaints involving student-employees will be processed in compliance with EWU policies 402-01 and 402-05 and handled as employee complaints first. Upon conclusion of employment investigations involving student-employees, the complaint will be referred to the Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities for the Student Conduct Code process as a student complaint.
EWU Policy 402-05
This policy describes the process for Title IX investigations and hearings for EWU employees. This policy is solely for the purpose of outlining EWU’s investigatory and hearing process for responding to formal Title IX complaints against an employee for sexual misconduct and interpersonal violence. This policy supplements EWU Policy 402-01 (Sexual Misconduct, Interpersonal Violence & Title IX Responsibilities). Chapter 3 of the policy provides a description of the process for investigating formal complaints under policy 402-01.