SAFETY AND SECURITY
Office of Business and Finance
A solicitor is one who contacts WSU staff, faculty, or students for the purpose of canvassing, petitioning, and/or merchandising, including buying or selling.
This policy applies to solicitation within the boundaries of WSU-owned or controlled property. (WAC 504-35-030(5))
This policy also applies to solicitation contacts made by telephone, facsimile machine, e-mail, or any other means of contacting WSU staff, faculty, or students.
Solicitors may contact WSU staff, faculty, and/or students with appropriate approval.
- Before contacting WSU staff, faculty, and/or students, a solicitor must obtain written approval from the Office of Business and Finance.
- The Office of Business and Finance specifies the conditions of solicitation. The conditions may specify individuals to be contacted, specific times contact is appropriate, and/or acceptable locations for the contact.
WSU's Purchasing Services coordinates the activities of vendor representatives. See 70.11 for procedures vendor representatives use to contact WSU employees.