Human Resource Services

Outplacement Resources

Faculty and Staff End of Employment / Separation

Human Resource Services has compiled the information to assist employees who have been or may be impacted by a separation of employment from Washington State University.

We are dedicated to providing employees with the tools and information necessary to help with this transition. If you have questions please contact HRS at or 509-335-4521.

General Information

Employee Departure Procedures

Procedures when an individual separates from the university


Payment Upon Separation of Employment

The university's policy on payment to WSU employee's upon separation such as compensatory time, annual leave, sick leave etc.

NOTE: If your appointment is eligible for annual leave payout, HRS will process the leave payout after leave/time reports are received from your department and audited. For additional information contact HRS at 509-335-4521 or

Payroll Services

Payroll Services has prepared a list of payroll tips and reminders for employees about to leave the university.


Unemployment Compensation

Information on how to apply for unemployment benefits.

Human Resource Services, PO Box 641014, Pullman WA 99164-1014, 509-335-4521, Contact Us