This section of the College Website, Publication and Event Requirements covers other issues required for print and online publications as well as campus activities.
- Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005, Public Law 108-447, 118 Stat. 2809, Div. J, Title I, Section 111, Dec. 8, 2004, currently codified in 36 USC 106
- 36 USC 106: Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
Annually on Sept. 17, or the week prior if the day falls on a weekend or holiday.
Each educational institution that receives Federal funds for a fiscal year shall hold an educational program on the United States Constitution on Sept. 17 of such year for the students served by the educational institution.
Resources and Ideas
RCW 1.20.017: Display of national league of families' POW/MIA flag
- March 30 (Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day)
- April 9 (Former Prisoners of War Recognition Day)
- Third Saturday in May (Armed Forces Day)
- Last Monday in May (Memorial Day)
- June 14 (Flag Day)
- July 4 (Independence Day)
- July 27 (National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day)
- Third Friday in September (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)
- Nov. 11 (Veterans' Day)
- Dec. 7 (Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day)
If the designed day falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then the POW/MIA flag must be displayed on the preceding Friday.
Upon or near the principal building of the public entity.
Each public entity must display the national league of families' POW/MIA flag along with the flag of the United States and the flag of the state upon or near the principal building of the public entity.
State law requires government entities to make certain records available to the public upon request. Colleges must publish their public records officer’s name and contact information in the State Register. Colleges are encouraged to post the officer’s name and contact information on their websites along with the following information:
- The (name of agency) (describe services provided by agency). The (name of agency's) central office is located at (describe). The (name of agency) has field offices at (describe, if applicable).
- Any person wishing to request access to public records of (agency), or seeking assistance
in making such a request should contact the public records officer of the (name of
- Public Records Officer
- (Telephone number)
- (fax number)
- Information is also available at the (name of agency's) website at (website address).
- An agency must publish its public records policies, organizational information, and methods for requestors to obtain public records.
- A state agency must publish its procedures in the Washington Administrative Code.
- An agency should post its public records rules on its website.
- An agency cannot invoke a procedure if it did not publish or display it as required (unless the party had actual and timely notice of its contents).
RCW 29A.08.310: Voter registration in state offices, colleges
Each institution of higher education shall put in place an active prompt on its course registration website, or similar website that students actively and regularly use, that, if selected, will link the student to the secretary of state’s voter registration website. The prompt must ask the student if he or she wishes to register to vote.
“Register to Vote” in website footer with link to the Washington Secretary of State Print a Voter Registration Form web page.
Note: Voter Drives
Each campus sets its own rules and policies about off-campus guests setting up information tables, posting information, signature-gathering, handing out literature, selling crafts, etc.
In general, vendors or signature gatherers should not harass students or be aggressive.
For example, following the campus’ permission processes, a non-profit like the League for Women Voters would reasonably be allowed to set up a table and passively share voter registration information and forms.
State law encourages state employees to report improper governmental actions to the Office of the State Auditor.
Last Modified: 4/13/22, 2:19 PM