Washington State University is preparing for an in-person Fall 2021 semester and is making its plans in accordance with state and public health guidelines.
Members of the public can watch the proceedings live on YouTube and can request to speak during the public comment period of the meeting by registering online.
The hour-long event is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, and is being broadcast on YouTube. Questions can be submitted in advance.
The goal is not only to help students succeed in their college and career pathways but also to return and serve the economic, educational, and health needs of their communities.
The WSU Mobile app was updated to include a built‑in attestation option. As soon as users open the app, the new attestation tile will be visible, displaying their current attestation status.
Some students at WSU Health Sciences Spokane, the Carson College of Business and the College of Veterinary Medicine will begin the the Spring 2021 semester before the Jan. 19 start date.
“Shocking. Heartbreaking. An unprecedented threat to American democratic ideals that we have cherished for nearly 250 years,” said President Kirk Schulz.
All employees can access Workday by signing in with their WSU Network ID and password at workday.wsu.edu.
Representation includes faculty, students, and staff to continue the progress made by the five working groups that were assembled to respond to concerns raised by students in 2017.
Recognizing many students are struggling with feelings of isolation due to the COVID‑19 pandemic, Compton Union Building staff are working with campus safety experts to expand the building’s capacity.
The Brelsford WSU Visitor Center will begin 2021 with new hours of operation on the Pullman campus following a brief closure as part of the University’s reduced operations during the holiday season.
Matthew Bumpus, who has been at WSU for 17 years, will take over as chair of WSU’s Department of Human Development on Jan. 1.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, the nation’s largest association of advancement professionals, honored WSU with one of its highest awards for educational fundraising.
The university was enlisted by Gov. Jay Inslee to assist in storing the state’s vaccine supplies because of the availability of the needed ultra-cold freezer equipment.
The University’s plan includes an effort to test every student upon arrival in January whether they are living in the residence halls, the Greek system, or other off-campus housing.
Its implementation revolutionizes WSU’s fiscal and human resources operations. Employees will be able to log hours and vacation requests as well as manage grants and payroll systems in one place.
WSU employees will be required to use Workday to view their pay slips, track time worked, request and track their time off, manage their personal information, and more.