Washington State University Purchasing Freeze

Purchasing Freeze

Background: On May 13, 2020, the Governor signed an executive order Governor’s Directive taking effect on May 18, 2020 placing a freeze on hiring, personal services contracts and equipment and software costing more than $5,000. Effective immediately and until further notice, WSU has elected to adopt the Governor’s recommendation and enact a freeze on non-essential personal services contracts and discretionary purchases of equipment and software except as outlined below in the WSU Purchasing Freeze guidelines PDF.

WSU Purchasing Freeze Guidanceupdated 8/19/2020
Freeze Exemption Request Form