Letter to Campus

Phased reopening process at WSU

Dear Cougar Family: Throughout the pandemic, much of the WSU community shifted to a remote work environment. While most were able to work from home, let’s also acknowledge those employees who continued to deliver essential services in person at our campuses and other locations. On behalf of the University, we thank everyone for their perseverance and […]

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Vaccine Requirements for Students and Employees for Fall 2021

Washington State University (WSU), as the state’s land-grant university, has an obligation to serve the public good and promote the health and safety of the communities it serves. The COVID‑19 vaccine, now widely available, has been shown to nearly eliminate the chances of death or serious illness related to a COVID‑19 infection, and is a […]

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Continuing the fight for justice

Accountability. We still need to seek justice. Those thoughts ran through our minds this afternoon as we watched the jury deliver guilty verdicts on all three counts in the trial of a Minneapolis police officer for the murder of George Floyd last May. Today’s verdict is a critical moment in a long overdue addressing of […]

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OneWSU System Evolution: Conceptual Charts

Dear Faculty and Staff Colleagues: We hope this email finds you well and enjoying the longer spring days. As promised during the recent State of the University Address, we are committed to providing regular updates about the evolution of the OneWSU system. This communication brings you up-to-speed on recent developments. In early March, our chancellors, deans, […]

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It’s time to lean in!

Get vaccinated Starting today, eligibility requirements for the COVID‑19 vaccine have expanded. You may now be able to receive a vaccination based on your age, underlying health conditions, work setting, or other factors. Visit the COVID‑19 Vaccine Locator website to see if you qualify and to set up an appointment. Infection rates are climbing Getting […]

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Do better, Cougs

This needs to stop. Now. Student gatherings and parties, which ignored basic safety and health protocols, have directly resulted in an increase of COVID‑19 cases. What you do this weekend, and for the next two weeks, will determine what happens from here. No group gatherings. Wear masks. Stay home and call for medical care if […]

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