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Washington State University

  Annual FTEs General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Estimated Expenditures 6,675.0 507,567 1,318,008 1,825,575
2021-23 Maintenance Level 6,457.3 552,570 1,284,973 1,837,543
Difference from 2019-21 (217.7) 45,003 (33,035) 11,968
% Change from 2019-21 (3.3%) 8.9% (2.5%) 0.66%

2021-23 Policy Other Changes

Medical School Completion Funding 17.5 3,600 2,318 5,918
Soil Health Initiative 0.0 0 2,076 2,076
2021-23 Policy Other Changes Total 17.5 3,600 4,394 7,994

2021-23 Policy Comp Changes

Pension Adjustments, nonrate 0.0 93 155 248
State Employee Benefits 0.0 (711) (1,257) (1,968)
Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings 0.0 (16,937) (26,666) (43,603)
Rep Employee Health Benefits 0.0 (21) (21) (42)
Non-Rep General Wage Increase 0.0 (11,728) (13,480) (25,208)
2021-23 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 (29,304) (41,269) (70,573)

2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes

Archives/Records Management 0.0 2 2 4
Audit Services 0.0 (8) (8) (16)
Legal Services 0.0 (85) (85) (170)
CTS Central Services 0.0 (5) (5) (10)
DES Central Services 0.0 1 1 2
OFM Central Services 0.0 367 367 734
Self-Insurance Liability Premium 0.0 588 588 1,176
2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 860 860 1,720
Total Policy Changes 17.5 (24,844) (36,015) (60,859)
2021-23 Policy Level 6,474.8 527,726 1,248,958 1,776,684
Difference from 2019-21 (200.2) 20,159 (69,050) (48,891)
% Change from 2019-21 (3.0%) 4.0% (5.2%) (2.7%)

Policy Changes

Medical School Completion Funding

Funding is provided for 20 medical students to complete their third and fourth years of medical school. This completes funding for four classes of eighty students each at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. (General Fund - State, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, Workforce Education Investment Acc - State)

Soil Health Initiative

This funding will continue development of a new soil health research and extension initiative to evaluate and incentivize best practices across agricultural systems in Washington. (Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State, General Fund - State)

Pension Adjustments, nonrate

This funds the potential impact of Department of Retirement Systems request legislation on pension service credit and benefit calculation. It will prevent budget reductions such as temporary layoffs from negatively affecting employee retirement benefits. (General Fund - State, Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, other funds)

State Employee Benefits

Health insurance funding is provided for state employees who are not represented by a union, who are covered by a bargaining agreement that is not subject to financial feasibility determination, or who are not part of the coalition of unions for health benefits. The insurance funding rate is $988 per employee per month for fiscal year 2022 and $1,018 per employee per month for fiscal year 2023. (Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Non-Appropriated, other funds)

Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings

This item reflects savings achieved from temporary layoffs or similar actions. (Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, other funds)

Rep Employee Health Benefits

This provides health insurance funding for the master agreement for employee benefits as part of a coalition of unions. The insurance funding rate is $988 per employee per month for fiscal year 2022 and $1,018 per employee per month for fiscal year 2023. (General Fund - State, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Non-Appropriated)

Non-Rep General Wage Increase

This reflects savings from the cancellation of the July 1, 2020 general wage increase for some non-represented, non-classified employees. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Non-Appropriated, other funds)

Archives/Records Management

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated share of charges for archives and records management services provided by the Secretary of State’s Office. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - State)

Audit Services

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated cost of audits performed by the State Auditor’s Office. (General Fund - State, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated)

Legal Services

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated cost of legal services provided by the Attorney General’s Office. Because legal services expenditures are based on consumption, funding provided in the central service model is not all inclusive. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - State)

CTS Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges for Microsoft 365 G5 licenses contracted for state agencies by the Consolidated Technology Services agency. This contract allows the state to achieve economies of scale and administrative efficiencies in the management of licenses. (General Fund - State, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated)

DES Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) for campus rent, utilities, parking, and contracts; capital project surcharges; financing cost recovery; public and historic facilities; real estate services; risk management services; personnel service rates; the Perry Street child care center; small agency services; and the department’s enterprise applications. (General Fund - State, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated)

OFM Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges for existing statewide financial applications, One Washington, and other central services provided by the Office of Financial Management. (General Fund - State, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated)

Self-Insurance Liability Premium

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency's share of actuarily projected costs of the Self-Insurance Liability Account. This includes adjustments to existing funding levels as well as enhancements for anticipated liabilities in the 2021-23 biennium. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - State)