All benefit eligible faculty and staff members may apply for Domestic Partnership (unmarried same sex and opposite sex) benefits. To apply for domestic partner benefits, an employee must establish the Domestic Partnership with WSU's Human Resources by submitting the following documentation:
2. Verification of interdependent financial relationship; and
3. Certification of Tax-Qualified Dependents (PDF) (if applicable)
Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Benefits
If you plan on adding a domestic partner to your health benefits or shifting to your domestic partner's insurance plan, you will need to complete the Healthcare Enrollment Form within thirty (30) days of establishing the Domestic Partnership with WSU's Human Resources.
Consider purchasing or increasing Voluntary Term or Group Universal Life Insurance coverage on yourself, as well as Voluntary Dependent Life Insurance coverage for your domestic partner and his or her child(ren). Be sure to update the beneficiaries indicated on your life insurance policy by completing a Beneficiary Designation Form.
Contact your retirement vendor to verify and/or update your beneficiary designations. You will also need to notify your vendor of an address or name change. Contact information for the Retirement Vendors may be found on this site.
The dependents of eligible faculty and staff are encouraged to enroll in classes at the university. Complete the Dependent Statement for Fee Remission Authorization to establish fee remission eligibility for your dometic partner.
Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is a free benefit that offers confidential counseling and referral services to you, your household, and dependents living away from home.
Name and Address Change
Complete the Address/Name Change Form (PDF) to update your name, address and emergency contact information. If you are changing your name, you will be asked to provide a social security card indicating the new name for verification purposes. Visit the Name/Address Change section of Life Events for important additional information.