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Out-of-state travel no longer eligible for blanket TA’s

Greetings: It has been brought to our team’s attention that CAHNRS will not be approving the use of blanket TA’s for out of state travel – even for neighboring counties in ID and OR as…

Additional clarification on fiscal year-end deadlines

A few clarifying details/important items to note: Travel TEV’s for June travel must be submitted no later than July 6, 2020. Airline tickets purchased before July 1, 2020 for travel on or after July 1,…

Fiscal Year-end Deadlines

We are quickly approaching the fiscal year end, and ask that you please keep the following information in mind. Due to the volume that our team is required to process by the university’s deadlines, we…

Updated process for Travel Authorities

At the Dean’s request, CSANR, Mount Vernon NWREC, and Puyallup REC are shifting to the electronic Travel Authority (TA) approval process effective December 6, 2018. The CAHNRS TA form is available on the CAHNRS website.…

Updated process for airline travel

As you know we have requested that airline travel booking go through Global Travel. This process and our contact have been updated. They have put a couple quick forms on their website to allow for better booking with our group. We have also been moved to a new contact that will handle our units. See below…

Hazardous Materials / Dangerous Goods

If you suspect your intended shipment may contain hazardous materials/dangerous goods, please contact a Hazardous Materials Shipper BEFORE you begin your shipment.

ORSO Rush Policy

ORSO Rush policy is now in effect. eREX is due to ORSO three (3) days prior to the agency deadline and to CAHNRS Grants five (5) days prior to agency deadline. If deadline is missed,…

Motor Pool vs. Personal Vehicle Usage

BPPM 95.11 Normally, the use of a privately-owned motor vehicle is based upon University-related requirements rather than the personal preference or convenience of the traveler. A WSU traveler may use a privately-owned motor vehicle for…

Shipping/Receiving Pickups

CSANR Please inquire with your location's mail and shipping contact. Mount Vernon FedEx Express shipments are generally picked up between 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm. If you want to schedule a FedEx package pickup, please…

Why did I receive an “AO change” email from AP for my Purchasing Card

The Authorizing Official (AO) has been updated following the retirement of Maureen Stephens. The staff will prepare the Roles and Responsibilities form required by the Accounts Payable office and send it to you for your…

New Mileage Rates (2016)

Effective January 1st, 2016, the mileage rate for travel was changed to $0.54.