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June Info Tech Services billing statements available

The June 2015 Information Technology Services billing statements are now available. If you have signature authority access, or have been delegated by a signature authority for access, you may view your ITS charge Detail, Summary reports and spreadsheets at:

Please note: Frontier Communications has been unable to resolve ongoing billing and service issues with WSU this fiscal year (2015). WSU’s Information Technology Services has been attempting to mitigate the impact to the WSU Community by not billing its customers for long distance service traveling over Frontier lines since October 11, 2014. ITS will not bill for any of those charges for Fiscal Year 2015.Continue reading


I-20 Document Shipping to Iran

Due to the sanctions in place with Iran, WSU had to become a “known shipper” with DHL enabling the university to ship I-20 documents to Iran.  I-20 DOCUMENTS ONLY may be shipped at this time. For complete process instructions please contact Kathy Cuellar at Central Receiving and Delivery.


University Communications Mailing Services bonus tip of the week

Important note from U Comm Mailing Services during a holiday week- If your office will be closed because of a holiday, meeting, or the personnel being absent, please let U Comm Mailing Services know before 8:30 am. Mailing Services will gladly hold your mail or re-route it to another location.

For more information contact University Communications at 335-2365, email, or visit


Gain the skills and knowledge to make your running routine stick!

Always thought about running to get in shape but never knew where to start? Get started today by signing up for our running workshop on July 8.

Learn about programs and philosophies as well as safety and prevention strategies.

Sign up on CougSync or call 335-WELL for more information.


Stadium Way at SR 270 Sidewalk Closure and detour

Portions of sidewalk on either side of Stadium Way are being replaced as part of the Gateway Project to improve ADA approaches.  During this time, portions of the sidewalk will be closed and pedestrians will be detoured around the site.  Heavy equipment will be in use so please follow signage and construction personnel directions.  This work is slated to take place June 29 – July 3.  This notice is in addition to the WSU event notification that went out on Friday, June 26.  Thank you for your patience as this work is completed.

Go Cougs!

Blaine McMahan


Early Career Workshop

There’s still time to register online for the Early Career Workshop at the early-registration rate of $25. After July 6th the rate increases to $40 and can be paid at the door, or by contacting us.

The focus of the workshop is to provide graduate students and post-doctoral researchers with insight into the current job market, life beyond graduate school/postdoc, and networking opportunities with potential employers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Shell, & academics.

To find out more information about the workshop topics, a list of guest speakers, and to register online please visit our website.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us.


Shared leave

Nancy Kumpula-McWhirter, Veterinary Microbiology & Pathology, has been approved for shared leave.

Those interested in donating leave can contact Human Resource Services, 335-4521, or send in a shared-leave donation form to zip 1014, French 139.  WSU Policies & Procedures Manual Section 60.58 has information about Shared Leave and forms that can be copied for use.

Questions about the procedures to donate earned leave to any approved individual can be directed to Sally Wickizer ( at Human Resource Services.