Office of the CISO

Social Security Numbers

RCW 28B.10.042

UW Information

Institutions of higher education shall not use the social security number of any student, staff, or faculty for identification except for the purposes of employment, financial aid, research, assessment, accountability, transcripts, or as otherwise required by state or federal law.

Subject Area:
Students, Financial/Banking, Employees

UW Subject Matter Experts

Virjean Edwards
University Registrar
Office of the Registrar
UW Social Security Number Standard

Kay Lewis
Assistant Vice President for Student Life/Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships
Student Financial Aid
UW Social Security Number Standard

Elizabeth Coveney
Associate Vice President
Human Resources
UW Social Security Number Standard

External Information

Enforcement Commission: Washington State Attorney General

*A brief description is provided by the UW Subject Matter Experts to assist the UW community; it is not a legal description or an official description from the external authority, and should not be construed as legal advice.