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Reminder | WSU Employee Vaccination Verification Requirement is Oct. 4

To all WSU Everett employees,

      As a reminder, all WSU employees, including faculty, administrative professionals, classified staff, temporary hourly (both student and non-student), and graduate assistants, public affiliates, academic affiliates, and contingent workers regardless of work location must verify their vaccination status in Workday. All employees must be fully vaccinated or have obtained a medical or religious exemption by October 18, 2021.

      The vaccination verification requirement supersedes the previous vaccination declaration process in Workday.

      Employees must complete and supervisors must validate, the COVID-19 Vaccination Verification process in Workday confirming completion of the COVID-19 vaccine regimen or employees are to file their completed request for a medical or religious exemption by Oct. 4, 2021 — TODAY!

      The COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment. Employees, who are not fully vaccinated or do not obtain a medical or religious exemption, will be prohibited from engaging in work after Oct. 18, 2021.

      Vaccination verification information, the Workday verification and exemption processes, and frequently asked questions are available on the HRS website at

      HRS sent a direct communication to WSU employees on Sept. 1, 2021, outlining the requirements of the mandate.

      HRS will offer informational sessions surrounding the COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement during the month of September. Enroll in an upcoming session through the HRS Employee Training System here.

      Employee questions may be directed to contact hrs.

      Student and non-employee questions to

      Go Cougs!

Paul Pitre, Chancellor
Washington State University Everett