Statement of Policy

Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) is committed to conducting all university activities in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and university policies. WashU has adopted these policies to outline the security measures required to protect electronic information systems and related equipment from unauthorized use.


Policies are high-level statements of management intent.


Standards detail the roles, processes, and technologies for implementing policies in various situations.


Guidelines provide recommended directions for meeting policies and standards.