Workday Training Reference Guides
Reference Guides walk you though Workday processes step-by-step. Browse by category below, or use the search box above to look for key words.
The Reference Guides below are subject to change as Workday for WSU is refined during sustainment, and afterward, twice-yearly system updates.
Please be wary of storing outdated training materials locally, and always check back here for the most up-to-date and accurate materials.
Workday Reference Guides are meant to provide step-by-step guidance at the highest level for each business process, with emphasis on standardization.
If you're a WSU employee, these Reference Guides may be relevant for you.
In Workday, tasks anyone can complete are called Employee Self-Service. You may see this abbreviated as "ESS." Someone initiating these tasks is an "Employee as Self." By default, all WSU employees will have access to Employee Self-Service.
If you supervise others, these Reference Guides will be relevant for you.
In Workday, tasks managers must complete are called Manager Self-Service. You may see this abbreviated as "MSS." Someone initiating these tasks is a "Manager as Self." By default, those who are in a management role will have access to Manager Self-Service.
Customer Contracts and Receivables
Travel and Expenses
Time, Leave, and Absence
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