Business Services Office

WSU Tri-Cities Business Office

The primary function of the Business Office is to process fiscal and business actions for campus departments, units, offices and off-site administration.


Services provided include:

  • Processing administrative documents related to the fiscal and personnel activities of the campus. This includes reviewing documents to assure accuracy and compliance with established policies, laws, regulations, and procedures.
  • Reviewing existing fiscal and personnel procedures and services in order to recommend, develop, and implement new processes as needed.
  • Assisting and advising on federal, state, and institutional policies and procedures.
  • Acting as liaison between the Tri-Cities Campus and various fiscal departments located in central offices on the main Pullman campus.
  • Providing fiscal support through Accounts Payable, Contracts, Grants, Payroll, and Purchasing.

Modernization at WSU

WSU’s new system for finance, human resources, payroll, and post-award grants management. All WSU employees will use Workday to view their pay slips, track time worked/off, manage their personal information, and more.

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Contact Business Services


Washington State University Tri-Cities
Business Services
2710 Crimson Way
Richland, WA 99354-1671


East 244-248

Business Office
Damien Sinnott
Damien SinnottVice Chancellor for Finance and Administration
East 241
Kathy Harper
Kathy HarperFiscal Specialist/CashierFloyd 269BHours of Operation: Weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Note: Student Accounts is closed for lunch from 12 to 1 p.m. and 3:45 to 4:15 pm for daily closeout.
photo of Chelsea Skjerva
Chelsea SkjervaBusiness Services Specialist
East 248