Wash. Admin. Code § 172-110-040 - University use of drones

Current through Register Vol. 22-07, April 1, 2022

The university, in carrying out its educational, research, and service missions, may make use of drones when granted authorization to do so by the FAA.

A university employee or student who wishes to operate a drone as part of their university employment or an official university activity must contact the Director. Any use must be approved in advance by the Director. The Director will ensure the use complies with FAA regulations and university policy. The Director, in conjunction with the requestor, will submit any necessary requests for authorization to the FAA.

Any university employee, student, or unit purchasing a UAS (or the parts to assemble a UAS) with university funds or funds being disbursed through a university account, or grant funds, must contact the Director to pursue needed approval(s).

Any use or work on UAS technology by university employees and students must comply with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, Export Administration Regulations, and Office of Foreign Asset Control regulations.


Wash. Admin. Code § 172-110-040
Adopted by WSR 15-24-049, Filed 11/23/2015, effective 12/24/2015

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