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Retired Faculty Serving the Future Emeritus Society

Resources for Retirees

Library Access

As Retired and Emeritus faculty you can use Griffin, Summit, and ILLiad, also you are able to log in to the WSU electronic databases using your Network ID and password.

You need to contact Sue Shipman via phone (509) 335-7761 or email, annually to renew your status.



Tuition Waiver – RCW 28B.15.540

Senior Citizens can request a waiver of tuition for classes at WSU by downloading the following form: Senior Tuition Waiver Request


Chronicle of Higher Education Articles

“Keep Your Emeriti Close”


Web Resources

Department of Retirement Services


Social Security


Other sites



Alliance for Retired American

American Geriatrics Society

Eldercare Locator

Civic Ventures

Money Saving Tips


Graduate Assistant Office Hours

By appointment:
Please email
or call
(509) 335-8090

Emeritus Society Legacy of Excellence Award 2016

ackerman web pic 2011

Robert E. Ackerman

Emeritus Development Fund

Gifts donated to the Emeritus Development Fund will enable the Emeritus Society in reaching our goals to engage and assist with the mission of the university.

Contribute Here