Compliance & Policies

Organized here are the policies, procedures and guidelines available to assist university students, faculty and administrators in doing the business of Washington University in St. Louis in ways that are effective, consistent and compliant with university policies. These resources also apply to members of the general public pursuing business with the university.

Environmental Health & Safety


Faculty Practice Plan/Washington University Physicians


Graduate and Professional Students

Graduate students are citizens of the university as well as individual schools in which they are enrolled. Detailed information on the policies, procedures & guides is available on University Policies page and individual school pages.


Each School has written policies and formal procedures to promote and enforce academic, research, and professional integrity by students enrolled in its School. All Schools make policies readily available on school websites:

Faculty Policies

Faculty policies governing graduate students. Please see Faculty section for a complete list.

  • Consensual Faculty-Student Relationships
  • Discriminatory Harassment
  • Non Discrimination
  • Research Integrity
  • Sexual Harassment

Human Resources

Information Technology, Computers
and Internet

Appropriate Use & Security Policies

Website and Internet

Information Technology Procedures
and Specifications

Intellectual Property

News Media

Photography, Filming, Use of Images

Purchasing, Cash & Credit Operations, Accounts Payable



Trademarks, Logos & Domain Name

University Space and Facilities