New Employee Resources

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Resource Links

  • Benefits Information for New Employees – Here at WSU we strive to ensure our employees are well informed of and supported by the many benefits offered.  These benefits include but are not limited to medical and dental insurance, as well as retirement plans.
  • CougarCard – The WSU CougarCard is the official university identification card, it provides useful employees with useful tools such as building access.
    • For those unable to physically attain their CougarCard from one of our campuses with card making capabilities, please click here to order your card.
  • Employee Assistance Program – Confidential assessment and referral services available to employees.
  • Environmental Health and Safety – Dedicated to the safety of all University students, employees, and visitors.
    • Employee Health and Safety Training Courses
    • EH&S required training – Asbestos – Asbestos that is sealed into building materials does not pose a health threat, but when these materials are damaged or deteriorated, small fibers of asbestos may be released into the air. Under certain conditions, employees who work at Washington State University could be at risk of exposure to hazardous asbestos. Contact EH&S directly for questions.
  • Faculty Orientation – Each Fall the Office of the Provost sponsors an orientation specifically for new WSU Faculty.
  • myWSU – The official personalized web interface for all employees and students where you can access your earnings statement, view direct deposit information, and view your benefits.
  • Network ID – Necessary to gain access to university computing systems.
  • Office for Equal Opportunity – Seeking to integrate principles of fairness and equality into all University activities and practices.
  • Office of Internal Audit – Guiding employees in the appropriate use of state resources.
  • Payroll Services – Earning statements, reductions, deductions described.
  • Public Records – Information on public record frequently asked questions
  • Parking and Transportation Services – Parking rules, permits, maps, and transportation alternatives
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Personal Demographic Information

WSU is committed to providing equal opportunity in education and employment, and in all aspects of university activities.  A critical element of our commitment to diversity lies in our ability to collect and assess student and employee demographic data.  Your response to the voluntary WSU Employee Demographic Information Survey would be very helpful in our efforts to create a rich and inclusive community for all at WSU.  Please visit the OEO website for more information and to complete this survey.


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