Making time for learning can be one of the biggest challenges in achieving your Professional Development goals. Make time to develop your most important asset — you!

To Enroll in sessions, visit your Online Learning Account, and Search Content “Workday”. Find relevant courses, materials, and Reference Guides in the Workday Training Catalog, based on your Workday security role. Find additional tips and considerations for Workday Training participants on the Modernization Training web page.

Log On and Learn

Over 3,500 interactive online courses and over 25,000 online books are available to every WSU employee. Interested in reading a book on communication skills?  Taking a leadership simulation?  You can get it all online.

The Learning Catalog

Instructor-Led Training & WSU Custom Online Learning Opportunities
Human Resource Services coordinates live, Instructor-Led Trainings (ILT) that deliver WSU system-specific training, as well as Custom Online courses available anywhere anytime.

Coug Connect

Join Cougs 10am, Tuesday and Thursday, for the Coug Connect!
Experts system-wide present 5-30 minute zoom sessions for WSU employees. Topics include health and wellness tips, activities, and HRS related updates.

Learning From Anywhere

Looking for learning opportunities? Check out this quick reference for various learning opportunities available through WSU and partners. Let your imagine flow!

Employee Assistance Program Events

Live Webinars EAP offers a variety of webinars on COVID-19 related topics to support emotional and mental health and wellbeing. Register for an upcoming live session or view a pre-recorded session on-demand below. Sessions are added regularly.

Self-Care with the Washington State EAP Miss the April 29th webinar? Watch the recording on the WSU HRS Learning & Organizational Development YouTube.


University supervisors may release employees from normal work duties to attend training programs which promote professional development or improve jobs skills.  An employee may take any amount of supervisor directed training, and an eligible full-time employee may use up to 96 hours of release time per fiscal year. An eligible part-time employee may use hours of release time prorated according to their FTE percentage.


COVID-19 Related – WSU Online & Custom Courses

WSU COVID-19 Safe Return to Work

Department Notice: If you have employees required to take this training who do not have offsite internet access or new employees whose Online Learning System accounts are pending, please contact HRS Learning and Organizational Development for options.

Disinfecting the Workplace for COVID-19

Students/Others:See EH&S website for Instructions on accessing this course.

Departmental Learning Manager Information

Access to employee training records is provided to designated learning managers. To request this access, complete and return the Management Authorization Request Online Learning System to Human Resource Services

Online Learning System Manager Guide is a step-by-step guide available to designated WSU Online Learning Managers, of key functions including individuals and department wide training assignments and learning activity reporting.