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Information for New Employees

Welcome to the College of Nursing! This page is a resource for all new employees who need assistance with the on-boarding process. Listed below are several links and references for required procedures, necessary documents, and additional information that you will need as a new employee of the college.

All New Employees

We would love to introduce you to your nursing colleagues. Please email the following information to the Communications Director,,. We will send out an e-introduction to our nursing list with your head shot.

  • Name:
  • Title:
  • Credentials:
  • Room Number:
  • Site:
  • Quick description of what you will be doing in your position:
  • Previous position held – title and company (optional):
  • List a few sentences about personal areas of interest/hobbies:

On-Boarding Resources

Business Cards
Business cards can be ordered by Cathy Engel in Spokane.
Fill out the Business Card Template and submit to Cathy Engel at Questions? Contact Cathy at 509-324-7213.

Email Signature
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.

Name| Title
Washington State University College of Nursing
P.O. Box 1495 | Room xxx | Spokane, WA 99210-1495
ph 509-324-xxxx | text/cell 509-xxx-xxxx |

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.

Magnetic Badge, College of Nursing ID, and Cougar Card
We order magnetic badges twice annually. Nursing ID and Cougar Cards can be ordered anytime.

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:

Parking Information

Help Desk & IT Support

Blackboard Support

Help Desk

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



Downloads (logos, letterhead, templates, etc.)


Handbooks and Manuals

Ordering and Purchasing (Office Depot)
Refer to the Business and Finance Office website for information on ordering and purchasing.

Safety Information

Travel Information
Please refer to the Travel site for all information related to state travel and reimbursement.

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.


Faculty Bios
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 Tool Kit page.

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