New Employee Training
New employees receive access to their online learning account after their hire action is successfully completed within Workday.
University Required Training
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Note: The list of required trainings below are for all WSU employees. Depending on your position role and duties you may have additional required trainings. Your immediate supervisor will provide you with the information on any other required trainings for your role.
- Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Prevention (DSHP). All WSU faculty and staff must complete the DSHP course within the first six months of hire, and annually thereafter.
- Ethics in Public Service: Each Washington State officer and employee has the personal responsibility to comply with the Ethics in Public Service requirements found in RCW 42.52 and WAC 292. All WSU faculty and staff must complete Ethics in Public Service within the first six months of hire, and annually thereafter.
- Cyber Security Awareness Training: Effective August 1, 2022, all active WSU employees, including faculty, student employees, and temporary hourly, are required to complete annual cyber security awareness training.
- Hazing Prevention: On March 10, 2022, the Washington State Legislature passed Second Substitute House Bill 1751 – Concerning Hazing Prevention and Reduction at Institutions of Higher Education. All WSU faculty, administrative professional, civil service, bargaining unit, and graduate student employees are required to complete the Hazing Prevention course at the time of hire and at the beginning of each academic year thereafter.
- EH&S required training – Asbestos Awareness: All employees must complete online asbestos awareness training once at the time of hire.
- Environmental Health and Safety: Dedicated to the safety of all University students, employees, and visitors. Employee Health and Safety Training Courses
- Whistleblower Act: The intent of the Whistleblower Act enacted by the Washington State Legislature is to provide an avenue for state employees to report improper governmental actions. All WSU employees at all levels of the institution are encouraged to participate in this training.
- Business Policies, Procedures and Records Retention: This workshop discusses how to use WSU’s Business Policies and Procedures Manual, how the manual is updated and its history. Records scheduling, records retention and state records requirements are also discussed.
- Equity 101: Defining and Cultivating Inclusive Excellence at WSU: In this interactive workshop, the presenters will articulate WSU values related to equity and inclusive excellence as participants, engage in exploring key terms related to equity and inclusion, examine notions of intent versus impact, and build knowledge around affirming language.
- Public Records and Records Requests: As a public institution, Washington State University is obligated to produce, upon request, any records or documents it keeps of its activities. This course is designed to review the basics of the Public Records Law.
Faculty Specific Orientation
Faculty Orientation: Each fall the Office of the Provost sponsors an orientation specifically for new WSU Faculty.