Personnel policies applicable to all employee categories can be found in the Business Policies and Procedures Manual (BPPM) Personnel section. These policies work in tandem with the employee handbooks and manuals.
Note: Employees whose positions are covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement should refer to their contract.
Employee Handbooks by Classification
Administrative Professional employees should refer to the Administrative Professional Employee Handbook (updated January 2021) for a summary of policies and procedures guiding personnel actions.
Civil Service employee should refer to the Washington Administrative Code (WAC), Personnel Title 357, for rules guiding a wide range of personnel actions. The WAC serves as the handbook for employees in this category.
Bargaining unit covered employees should refer to their Collective Bargaining Agreements for rules, policies and procedures guiding personnel actions. The Collective Bargaining Agreement serves as the handbook for employees in this category.
Faculty members should refer to the Faculty Manual for policies and procedures governing faculty rights, privileges, and responsibilities.