Staff Only

Links and information for DFI staff.

OWA: Email Access

Check your Outlook email using the Outlook Web Access (OWA) system.


Access your new VDI desktops or Citrix applications.

Information Technology Hardware Standards

DFI's standard hardware configurations

Emergencies and Inclement Weather

Please note: Tardiness due to inclement weather is allowed up to one hour at the beginning of the work day with no leave required.

How to check whether or not DFI is open

When notified by the Director, the confidential secretary will put a broadcast message to staff on their voice mail to provide notice regarding closure of the office.

Employees should check their voice mail for any broadcast message regarding office hours or closures before reporting to work.

How to check broadcast message:

  • Dial your work telephone number
  • Press 7
  • Enter your password
  • Note: Staff who do not have office voicemail are directed to call the general DFI phone number (360) 902-8700 to receive emergency information.

Statewide Office Closures and Emergencies

Olympia employees should tune to radio stations KGY 1240 AM or MIXX 96.1 FM for any decision by the Governor regarding closure of state offices.

In the event of a total communications blackout, employees are instructed to listen for the governor's state address on NPR or other stations.

Weather and Traffic