Professional Staff Organization

All University of Washington professional staff are members of Professional Staff Organization. We deliver the issues and concerns of professional staff to the university administration, and to our campus and local communities.

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Upcoming PSO Events (From UW Prostaff Trumba Calendar):


Recent PSO Posts:

  • UW Community Circle

    October 14, 2021

    On behalf of our colleagues at the Population Health Initiative, the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity, Race & Equity Initiative, and the School of Public Health Office of the Dean, the PSO would like to share the opportunity for professional staff to participate in the newly launched UW Community Circle: Are you in search…

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  • Husky Leadership Initiative: Call for Husky Leadership Certificate 2022 Mentors

    October 14, 2021

    On behalf of our campus partners in the Husky Leadership Initiative, the PSO would like to share the call for Husky Leadership Certificate Mentors: The Husky Leadership Initiative is currently seeking mentors for the 2022 Husky Leadership Certificate Program. We’d love to have you join us! "I enjoyed the connection with a student who I…

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  • Survey of Professional Staff on Return to In-Person Work

    September 16, 2021

    Over the course of spring and summer 2021 quarters, the PSO Board received emails and questions from professional staff who expressed concerns about returning to onsite/in-person work. It became clear that professional staff wanted more transparency and information about the university’s plans to return to in-person work. In order to better understand the concerns of…

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  • PSO, staff partners across UW to host DEI Forum in October

    September 14, 2021

    The UW Professional Staff Organization (PSO) is joining with staff across the campuses of UW to host a forum, by staff & for staff, on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion at UW and beyond. Taking place on October 20-21, the event goal is to create an intersectional space to come together to share ideas,…

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  • View your UW "Total Compensation" statement

    September 1, 2021

    (The text here is copied from as of 9/1/2021) Thank you for being a part of the UW Professional Staff - We are glad that you are here, and we want you to know that your total compensation is made up of much more than what you see in your paycheck. Total compensation statements bring visibility…

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