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CWUP 2-50-050 Flag Protocol

CWUP 2-50-050 Flag Protocol

(1) Display. The flag will be displayed according to the protocol outlined in The United States Flag: Federal Law Relating to Display and Associated Questions, dated April 14, 2008

(2) Lowering. Central Washington University flags are lowered to half-staff

(A) At the direction of the Governor. Such instances typically are in response to deaths or tragedies of statewide or national significance; and

(B) For a period of one week each year beginning the Tuesday following Memorial Day to commemorate the following categories of individuals who passed away during the preceding year:

1. Central Washington University students;
2. Central Washington University current and past employees [and under certain circumstances, close family members of employees]; and
3. Elected or appointed officials who have had a significant positive impact on the Central Washington University community.

(3) Flags are lowered following the flag protocol of the American Legion and the office of the Secretary of State

(4) Flags at the following locations should be flown in the same fashion:

(A) ROTC building
(B) Flag pavilion - the official flag for CWU

The exceptions are the flag on the wall in Nicholson pavilion and the flags on Barge Hall.

[Responsibility: BFA; Authority: Cabinet/PAC; Reviewed/ Endorsed by: Cabinet/PAC; Review/Effective Date:12/04/2013; Approved by: James L. Gaudino, President]

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