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Policies + Procedures

The School of Design and Construction seeks to educate students in architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, and construction management in an atmosphere of mutual respect, fairness, civility, and collaboration. The information described or linked herein outline faculty, staff, and student responsibilities towards these ends.

Please note: the effort to make these documents available online is in process. If you require a copy of any document listed below, please contact our Academic Program Manager Jaime Rice, 509-335-5318.

0.Introduction

Foundational Documents

1.1 – School and Program History
1.2 – Mission, Vision, Values

Guiding Documents

2.1 – Strategic Plan
2.2 – Research Themes
2.3 – Tenure and Promotion Guidelines

Position Descriptions and Structure

3.1 – Organizational Chart
3.2 – Leadership Team
3.3 – Director
3.4 – Program Heads
3.5 – Nomination Process for Program Heads
3.6 – Academic Program Unit
3.7 – Academic Program Manager
3.8 – Academic Coordinator/Advisor II)
3.9 – Academic Coordinator/Advisor I)
3.10 – Administrative Unit
3.11 – Administrative Manager
3.12 – Administrative Assistant II
3.13 – Computer Systems Administrator
3.14 – Information Systems Coordinator
3.15 – Fabrication Laboratories Manager
3.16 – Gallery Manager
3.17 – Committees and Service

Student Policies

4.1 – Overview of Student Policies
4.2 – Classroom and Studio Conduct
4.3 – Computer Specifications
4.4 – Shop and Computing Fees
4.5 – Shop Guidelines for Use and Safety
4.6 – Travel Requirements
4.7 – Course Fee Refunds for Study Tour Courses
4.8 – SDC Ambassadors
4.9 – Repeat Policy for SDC Prefix Courses

Faculty and Course Policies

5.2 – SDC-Prefix-Course-Coordination-Guidelines
5.2 – SDC-Prefix-Course-Coordination-Guidelines
5.3 – Teaching Assistant (TA) Policy
5.4 – Summer Session Course (RFP)
5.5 – SDC 555 Global Engagement in Design and Construction (RFP)
5.6 – SDC 444 Integrated Study Tour (RFP)
5.7 – Gallery Reservation Procedure

Purchasing and Travel

6.1 – Faculty-Staff Professional Development and Travel
6.2 – Student Travel Guidelines
6.3 – Purchasing Guide
6.4 – Travel Guide and Checklist

Message Center

7.1 – Student Listservs
7.2 – Message Boards
7.3 – Job Board

Budgets and Expenditures

8.1 – General Expenditure Guide
8.2 – Course Fee Expenditure Guide

Best Practices

9.1 – Copyright License Best Practices
9.2 – Best Practices Regarding Human Subjects
9.3 – School Policy Syllabus Statement
9.4 – Will You Build Me a Treehouse

Forms and Requests

10.1 – Class Absence Request Form
10.2 – Copyright License Form (for course)
10.3 – Copyright License Form (any and all classes)
10.4 – Participation Agreement Form for Study Tour Courses
10.5 – Student Private Vehicle Opt-out Form
10.6 – Teaching Assistant Request Form (for faculty)
10.7 – Teaching Assistant Application Form (for students)
10.8 – Travel Student Conduct Form
10.9  – Travel Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability Form
10.10 – Proposing New Initiatives and Making Changes to Policies