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April 12: HRS special sessions – AP compensation changes

These HRS special sessions will address changes to compensation for administrative professionals (APs) and the AP enhanced comp plan. Tuesday, April 12 3 – 4:30 p.m. Register online Interested in other training opportunities? Visit the WSU Training website.

Pre-retirement seminar: March 2022

Are you considering retiring? Join a pre-retirement seminar to assist you in your planning. Topics include: Retiree Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance Enrollment Processes; Medicare and Social Security; Voluntary Employee’s Benefit Association Medical Expense Plan (VEBA MEP); Annual Leave Payment; Voluntary Investment Programs; Retirement Income, and; Retirement Supplementation for WSURP participants. These seminars are open […]

Options abound for employees seeking to get fit

Whether faculty and staff are interested in improving their conditioning with a weekly spin class or finding relaxing yoga offerings, University Recreation has options available during fitness session 2.

New Employee Orientation

New to WSU? Orientation sessions are available to help you learn more about your position at Washington State University. All new employees are encouraged to attend within their first 30 days of employment. Orientation is divided into two sessions: New Employee Orientation occurs from 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and provides information on medical, dental, life and disability insurance information, […]

2021 FSA grace period deadline approaching

For 2021 Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) participants, the grace period deadline to spend unused 2021 FSA funds is approaching. This grace period allows you to continue to incur eligible Medical FSA expenses and use your 2021 funds through March 15, 2022. All 2021 claims must be submitted to Navia Benefit Solutions by March 31, 2022; […]

Join the Workday Support Network on Slack

Connect with a university-wide community of Workday users, ask and answer questions, and engage in conversation about common Workday topics when you join the new Workday Support Network on Slack. The Workday Support Network is open to all WSU employees who use Workday in any capacity as part of their jobs. To join, Workday users […]

Pay-affecting benefits changes – January 2022

Supplemental Life Insurance premium rates are set by age, and increase Jan. 1 of the following year when you age up into the next bracket. If you had a 5th or 10th birthday in 2021 (turning 45, 60, etc.), you will see an increase to the next life insurance premium level effective with your Jan. […]

Employee Assistance Program: ‘Strategies for Stress Management’

This is a special offering from the Washington State Employee Assistance Program.  We all experience stress from time to time. Some of it is “good” and some we call “bad”. Most of us could benefit from adopting effective strategies for managing the stress that comes our way. During this presentation, we will: Explore what stress […]

Pre-retirement seminar

Are you considering retiring? Join a pre-retirement seminar to assist you in your planning. Topics include: Retiree Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance Enrollment Processes; Medicare and Social Security; Voluntary Employee’s Benefit Association Medical Expense Plan (VEBA MEP); Annual Leave Payment; Voluntary Investment Programs; Retirement Income, and; Retirement Supplementation for WSURP participants. These seminars are open […]

Jan. 14 | UndocuAlly training

This course is part of the Community and Equity Certificate Program. Undocumented Initiatives’ UndocuAlly Training equips faculty and staff with the knowledge and tools necessary to become an active ally to students from undocumented communities. In this workshop we will discuss the issues facing undocumented communities, the laws and policies affecting undocumented students, and how […]