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Type: University Policy
Division: Student Affairs
Classification: ACADEMIC & STUDENT AFFAIRS

Contact Phone Number: 503-838-8311
Contact Email Address: housing@wou.edu

TITLE
Family Housing Definitions
POLICY NUMBER
ASA-04-058
RESPONSIBLE OFFICER UNIVERSITY CONTACT
Vice President for Student Affairs University Housing office
SUMMARY
APPLICABLE TO
Faculty, Staff and Students
DEFINITIONS
AUTHORITY
FULL STATEMENT OF AUTHORITY

POLICY STATMENT

(1) "Family Housing" refers to all apartments operated by Western Oregon University which are rented to students and faculty/staff in transition who qualify under these rules to rent such apartments, including all grounds and buildings used by said tenants and/or University Residences staff in the operation and administration of the Family Housing program. 

(2) "Family" is a couple recognized as legally married under Oregon law, whether or not with dependent child/children, [or] an unmarried person with legal custody of dependent child/children, or a student/faculty/staff member and his/her domestic partner; the components of the family unit must reside together. 

(3) "Dependent" is anyone meeting the dependent definitions as outlined in the Internal Revenue Code. 

(4) "Domestic Partnership" is defined as a legal or personal relationship between individuals who live together and share a common domestic life but are not joined in a traditional marriage, a common-law marriage, or a civil union. 

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LAST UPDATED: 08/11/2016

HISTORICAL DETAIL NOTES:

This policy previously was an Oregon Administrative rule.



SOURCE:    Previously Referred to as: WOU OAR 580-010-0089
FOR POLICY WEBSITE INPUT (public audience keyword search)
Family Housing, Family, Dependent, Domestic Partnership

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