Vaccine Requirement Information

In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all WSU employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation no later than October 18, 2021. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation for new employees will be verified no later than October 18, 2021. If the effective date of appointment is October 18, 2021 or later vaccine or approved accommodation status will be verified prior to first day of employment.Please reach out to Human Resource Services (HRS) at or 509-335-4521 if you have questions regarding this.

Is WSU still hiring?

WSU continues to actively recruit for a variety of positions system-wide. Visit for active recruitments.

Does the vaccination requirement apply to new hires?


What if I am invited for an interview but don’t feel well on the day of my in-person interview?

If you are sick on the day of your interview, please contact the hiring manager to reschedule.

What if I am invited for an in-person interview but have concerns due to the current COVID-19 situation?

If you have concerns with an in-person interview please contact the hiring manager to determine if other options for interviewing are available. To request disability/medical related reasonable accommodation in the recruitment process, contact Human Resource Services at: 509-335-4521; Washington State TDD Relay Service, Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259 (FAX), or

Where can I learn more about WSU’s COVID-19 response measures?

WSU is closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and continues to follow the guidance of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the WA Department of Public Health. WSU is continually updating information, including FAQ’s and actions taken, related to COVID-19.