Human Resource Services

Outplacement Resources

End of Employment / Separation Resources

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Human Resource Services has complied this information to assist faculty and staff who have separated from Washington State University. If you have questions please contact HRS at or 509-335-4521.

General Information

Employee Departure Procedures

Faculty and Staff will receive an invitation to complete an Exit Survey within one month following their separation date. Please note because instructors and temporary faculty are often renewed, HRS typically will not send the Exit Survey to those individuals.

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