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Policies and Rules

SBCTC Policy Manual

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) Policy Manual sums up the statutes, policies and regulations governing Washington state community and technical colleges: faculty and staff personnel, student services, instructional program and course development, enrollment reporting, tuition and fees, capital expenditures and real property, public information and public records.

WAC Rules Process

Keep track of the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) rules related to Washington state community and technical colleges under consideration for adoption, amendment or repeal. 

Public Records

Find out what type of records are available at SBCTC and how to submit a public records request.

General Retention Schedule

The General Retention Schedule defines what a record is, which records to store, how long to keep them and in what format, and when to archive records.

Washington State Quality Awards

The Washington State Quality Awards (WSQA) standards require all state agencies, including colleges, to conduct ongoing independent assessments of organizational quality. The community and technical colleges comply with WSQA standards by meeting Northwest Commission on College and University accreditation and several additional requirements.


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