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Vaccination & exemption data

(Unless otherwise noted, figures reflect data available through Nov. 10)

Employees

Under the state’s COVID‑19 vaccine mandate, all state employees must be fully vaccinated or granted an exemption by Oct. 18. The employee figures below include faculty, administrative professionals, and classified staff.

Vaccination levels

About 94% of WSU employees throughout the university system are vaccinated. Verification efforts are continuing. Here’s a campus-by-campus breakdown.

  • Pullman: 94% (includes WSU Extension and WSU research centers statewide) 
  • Vancouver: 96% 
  • Tri‑Cities: 93% 
  • Spokane: 95% 
  • Everett: 93% 
  • Global campus: 95% 

Exemptions approved

  • Religious: 3% of employees systemwide 
  • Medical: 1% of employees systemwide

Students

(verification efforts are continuing)

Vaccination levels

  • Pullman: 96% with 93% of students reporting 
  • Vancouver: 92% with 88% reporting 
  • Tri-Cities: 91% with 84% reporting 
  • Spokane: 96% with 86% reporting 
  • Everett: 89% with 77% reporting 
  • Global: N/A (students only enrolled in the online Global campus aren’t required under university policy to be vaccinated) 

Exemptions approved

Pullman

  • Religious: 549
  • Medical: 117

Vancouver

  • Religious: 219
  • Medical: 16

Tri-Cities

  • Religious: 118
  • Medical: 5

Spokane

  • Religious: 45
  • Medical: 7

Everett

  • Religious: 20
  • Medical: 0