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Employee Benefits

The university offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees including health care and dental care options, retirement plans, long-term disability insurance, paid time off, professional development and a host of work/life quality programs.

Health Benefits
Leave & Holidays
  • Annual Leave | Eligible employees accrue 8.00 hours to 14.67 hours per month depending upon job type and length of service
  • Sick Leave | Eligible employees accrue 8.00 hours of sick leave per month
  • Other Leave | Additional leave programs are available for eligible employees such as bereavement, civil, emergency, military, professional and shared leave.
  • Holidays | Eligible employees enjoy up to 10 paid holiday per year with some variation in certain work sites, plus 1 personal holiday per year
  • Relocation Information | Rental, housing, community, and WSU departmental information related to moving and relocation
Training & Development
  • Tuition Waiver | Eligible employees may apply for a tuition waiver for many academic classes offered on campus
  • WSU Online Training System | Provides access to professional development online courses and online books
  • WSU Instructor-Led Training | In-person university training offerings and professional development opportunities
Programs & Discounts
Work/Life Programs


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