WSU News


Toy for Tots – November 30-December 4

The Administrative Professional Advisory Council is working with the Marines at the University of Idaho to provide drop off locations for Toys for Tots.  All the toys stay here locally in a 7 county area.  Toys will be collected Nov. 30-Dec. 4.

Please consider donating to this very worthy cause.  Washington State University locations will be announced Monday.  For more information please contact Karen Garrett (


DNeasy Blood & Tissue and Plant kits 30% Off

Now through December 31, only at University Stores, you can buy DNeasy Blood & Tissue and Plant Mini kits for 30% off of list price! All these kits are available for next day delivery and as always shipping is completely FREE. See below for the list of products:Continue reading


Cougar Women’s Basketball – Anthracite Friday in Beasley!

It’s Anthracite Friday in Beasley Coliseum on Friday, November 27, when Cougar women’s basketball hosts San Jose State at 7 p.m. Purchase a ticket to the game and receive one complimentary to the UW game on Tuesday, December 29, at 8 p.m. While you’re at the game make sure you stop by the marketing table to pick up a raffle ticket for your chance to win prizes. Perfect for the upcoming holiday season!

Don’t miss a minute of Cougar women’s basketball action this season! Purchase your season tickets online at or call 1-800-GO-COUGS.


Dec. 4 – Effort Certification and Cost Sharing (Videoconference)

This workshop is part of the ongoing Research Administration Series.  It takes place December 4, from 9 – 11 a.m. and will describe what cost sharing is, when it must be documented and reported, and why it is required by the federal government. The effort certification forms will be discussed in detail along with tips for processing them at the departmental level will be provided.

It is important to register in advance. To do so, click here.


Dec. 3 – Purchasing Card: New Cardholders (Videoconferenced)

This course is the required of all new cardholders in the WSU Purchasing Card Program.  Account Reconcilers are also strongly encouraged to attend. Originating in Pullman and available statewide via AMS videoconferencing this session occurs December 3, from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

It is important to register in advance. To reserve your seat now, click here

Purchasing Card Applications are available at BPPM 70.08.19


Dec. 3 – Coaching the Van Driver training (Pullman)

In this training program you will learn about conducting a vehicle inspection, safe driving skills and driving environments. Additional driving concerns and collision reporting procedures are also discussed. This program is highly recommended for drivers of WSU cargo or passenger vans. This training takes place on December 3, 1:30-4 p.m.

To register now, click here! 


Dec. 1 – Applying for positions within WSU (videoconferenced)

WSU offers some of the best career advancement opportunities in the region.  Current employees considering a position change can most effectively utilize these opportunities if they have a basic understanding of WSU’s online application system, resume’ writing approaches and interviewing techniques.  This workshop is led by WSU Human Resource representatives and is designed to familiarize you with the awareness and skills that will help you put your best foot forward if you are looking for a change in your position.  Key topics include how to create a strong application, how to dress if selected for interview, and how to sell yourself during the interview.

This session will take place December 1, from 1:30 – 3 p.m.

It is important to register in advance.  To do so, click here.