Information for New Employees
Business cards can be ordered by the Business and Finance Office in Spokane. Fill out the Business Card Template and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Contact Sally Hasher at 509-324-7234.
Please contact the Business and Finance Office for a copy code. All faculty use 12386 unless expensed to a grant.
We strongly encourage all faculty and staff to use the WSU College of Nursing email signature for all email communication. To use the approved signature, please copy/paste the below signature into your email for consistency with the college.
Washington State University College of Nursing
412 E Spokane Falls Blvd.| Room xxx | Spokane, WA 99210-1495
ph 509-324-xxxx | text/cell 509-xxx-xxxx | email@example.com
Human Resources Onboarding Resources
Refer to the WSU Human Resources website for a complete list of onboarding resources, required and recommended trainings, and new employee orientation. Also visit the New Employee Resources page.
A signed key log card is needed before the Business and Finance Office is able to order and pick up your initial office keys. Contact Anita Martinez in the Business and Finance Office at 509-324-7308 if you have not signed a key card or need to order additional keys. You will be notified once your keys are received from Facilities. You are responsible for the return of all issued keys.
Magnetic Badge, College of Nursing ID, and CougarCard
Magnetic name badges are ordered at the beginning of each semester and distributed. WSU ID and CougarCards can be picked up at the Spokane Academic Center building (SAC) following your first day of employment.
WSU Payroll Services provides a New Employee Orientation PowerPoint that covers most payroll-related questions. You can also access specific webpages for information regarding Pay Days, Direct Deposit, and W-4 tax information. Questions? The WSU Payroll Office or Anita Martinez in the Business and Finance Office at 509-324-7308 can assist you.
Every employee has a profile page on the college website complete with a photo, contact information, etc. Please make arrangements to have your photo taken at your respective site. To schedule, contact:
- Spokane: Mike Lynch or Cori Kogan
- Tri-Cities: WSU Tri-Cities Communications office
- Vancouver: Laura Dutelle, 360-546-9602
- Yakima: Tom McMeekin
The default password is 12345. The system will walk you through the steps to change your password. Voicemail frequently used commands.
Help Desk & IT Support
- Spokane & Yakima: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 509-328-7748
- Tri-Cities & Walla Walla: email@example.com or call 509-372-7203
- Vancouver: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-546-9770
- Spokane & Yakima: email@example.com
- Tri-Cities & Walla Walla: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 509-372-7334
- Vancouver: email@example.com or call 360-546-9770
The Intranet is our internal website that serves the internal communication needs of faculty and staff. You must login to the site using your WSU Network ID and Password. You can use it to upload, access, share, and edit important college or department documents and calendars. You can also use it to collaborate with coworkers on projects and/or participate in group editing. Training materials are available on the home page of the Intranet to assist you in using this site. Training will be offered during fall semester.
Learning Management System
Faculty use Blackboard Learn as the learning management system to teach their courses. This allows for online interaction, educational assessment, and provides students with easy access to course-related materials. They are built to enhance teaching methods and learning processes of students.
myWSU is an internal website and resource for students, faculty, staff, and alumni to access secure information regarding their records at Washington State University, including training, emergency notification, HR, payroll and benefits information, and WSU announcements.
Resources & Quick Links
- Academic Calendar
- Holiday Closure Schedule
- Nursing Events Calendar
- All College Calendar (requires login with Network ID and password)
Downloads (logos, letterhead, templates, etc.)
- College Leadership
- Campus Contacts
- Faculty and Staff Directory
- Graduate Office
- Research Faculty
- PhD Student Directory
- Undergraduate Office
Handbooks and Manuals
- Administrative Professional Handbook
- Business Policies & Procedures Manual
- WSU Faculty Manual
- College of Nursing Faculty and Staff Manual
- Graduate Student Handbook
- Undergraduate Student Handbook
- Campus Safety Plan
- Office of Emergency Management
- WSU ALERT
- Register your emergency contact information on the myWSU Portal.
A signed Travel Authorization form (TA) is required for all travel. Please refer to the Travel site for additional information related to state travel and reimbursement. Questions? Contact WSU Travel Services or Sally Hasher in the Business and Finance Office at 509-324-7234.
WSU Human Resources
- WSU HRS site
- There are many professional and personal development trainings available to faculty and staff on the HRS (human resources) website. Consult with your supervisor if you are interested in taking additional training.
As faculty, you will be responsible for uploading supporting documents of your immunizations, background check, license, etc. in CREST, which tracks compliancy. Questions? Contact Heidi Belcher.
All faculty members should have a biography page that includes information about their background, education, research, etc. Please fill out the biosketch form online.
New Research Grant Form
If you receive a new grant or funding for a research project, please fill out the funded research form online.
Research Poster Support
If you need to create a research poster for a conference or research project, please reference our Research Poster Templates.