Mar 05, 2024  
2023-2024 Faculty Handbook 
    
2023-2024 Faculty Handbook

Table of Contents


  • Introduction and Links to Faculty Resources  
  • Legal Disclaimer  
  • Message from the Division of Academic Affairs 
  • I. General Information 
    • The California State University System
    • History of California State University, Fullerton
    • Campus Location
    • Additional Operations
    • Online Degrees and Classes
    • University Mission and Goals
    • Strategic Plan
    • Accreditation
  • II. Organization and Governance 
    • University Organization
      • Office of the President
      • Academic Affairs
      • Administration and Finance
      • Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion
      • Information Technology
      • Student Affairs
      • University Advancement
  • The Division of Academic Affairs: Colleges and DepartmentsUndergraduate Academic Programs
  • Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness
  • University Honors Program
  • Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO)
  • Pre-Health Professions Minor
  • Faculty Development Center
  • Online Education and Training
  • Faculty Affairs and Records
  • Academic Technology Center
  • Extension and International Programs
  • Facilities Management
  • Campus Auxiliaries
  • The Academic Senate
  • Research Support
    • Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP)
    • Office of Research Development (ORD)
    • Office of Research Compliance (ORC)
    • Office of Grants and Contracts (OGC)
    • Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)
  • Registration and Records
  • University Policy Statements
  • Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU)
  • California Faculty Association (CFA) and the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)
  • III. Employment as a Member of the Faculty 
    • Appointment to the Faculty
      • Probationary Appointments
      • Temporary Appointments - General Information
      • Conditional Appointments
      • Unconditional Appointments
      • Three-Year Appointments
    • Campus Sign-In
    • Retention, Tenure and Promotion (RTP)
    • Periodic Evaluation
    • Personnel Action File
    • Working Personnel Action File, Portfolio, and Review File
      • Rank
      • Salary Schedule
      • Salary Adjustments
    • Payroll Procedures
      • Pay Periods
      • Academic-Year Faculty Positions
      • Ten-Month Faculty Positions
      • Twelve-Month Faculty Positions
      • Automatic Payroll Deductions
      • Optional Payroll Deductions
      • Employee Changes
    • Leaves of Absence with Pay
      • Sick Leave
      • Family and Medical Leave
      • Parental Leave
      • Catastrophic Leave and Donation Program
      • Bereavement Leave
      • Leave for Jury Duty
      • Sabbatical Leave
      • Difference-in-Pay Leave
    • Leaves of Absence without Pay
      • Professional Leave of Absence
      • Personal Leave of Absence
    • Benefits
      • Health and Dental Plans
      • Group Vision (Basic Plan), Life, and Long-Term Disability (LTD) Plans
      • FlexCash
      • Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Programs (HCRA and DCRA)
      • California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
      • Part-time, Seasonal, and Temporary Employees Retirement Program (PST)
      • Supplemental Retirement Plan (SRP) and Deferred Compensation Plans
      • Social Security
      • Voluntary Insurance Programs
      • Non-Industrial Disability Insurance (NDI)
      • Vacations and Holidays
      • Sick Leave
      • Fee Waiver Program
  • Sustainable Mobility Options

    • Walk or Bike
    • Carpool
    • Bus and Rail
    • Transportation to and from Train Stations
    • Vanpool
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Disability Accommodations
  • Engagement and Learning
  • Child Care
  • Outside Employment
  • Additional Employment
  • Teaching through Extension
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Research Support
  • Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP)
  • Pre-Retirement Reduction in Time Base (PRTB)
  • Visas and Immigration Status
  • Separation
    • Resignation
    • Retirement
    • End of Temporary Appointment
  • IV. Policies Concerning Faculty and Expectations of Faculty 
    • Absence Management
    • Absences/Missed Class Meeting
    • Academic Freedom and Responsibility
    • Academic Integrity
    • Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI)
    • Animals in Teaching and Research
    • Book Orders/Instructional Materials
    • Class Cancellation
    • Class Lengths/Breaks
    • Classroom Assignments
    • Classroom Emergency Information
    • Classroom Enrollment Limits
    • Class Size and Teaching Load
    • Commencement
    • Commitment to Community 
    • Copyright Statement
    • Course Fees and Sale of Materials
    • CSU’s Affordable Learning Solutions
    • Course Cancellation
    • Course Syllabi
    • Degree Requirements
    • Disaster Service Worker
    • Driving on University Business
    • Drug-Free Workplace/Campus
    • Emergency and Disaster Information
    • Environmental Health and Safety
    • Examinations and Tests
    • Field Trips
    • Graduate Studies
    • Grants and Contracts
    • Injuries/Hazardous Condition Reporting
    • Institutional Review Board (IRB)
    • International Teaching/Teaching Opportunities
    • Internships and Community Engagement
    • Jeanne Clery Act Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
    • CSUF Campus Keys
    • Library Resources
    • CSUF Campus Lost and Found
    • Loyalty Oath
    • Nepotism
    • Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex
    • Office Hours
    • Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)
    • Online Education and Training
    • Parking
      • Parking for Faculty
      • Parking for Guest Lecturers
    • Political Speech
    • Preference for Available Temporary Work/Order of Assignment
    • Professional Development
    • Proposing a New Course
    • Proposing a New Program
    • Religious Holidays and Accommodations
    • Requests from Outside Speakers
    • Research Misconduct
    • Security/Student Disruption/Cal State Police Department
    • Smoking
    • Staffing Formulas
    • Summer Session Teaching
    • Syllabi/Course Outlines
    • Teaching Schedule
    • Title IX and Gender Equity
    • Travel
    • Visiting Faculty/Invitations to Other Faculty
      • From the U.S.
      • From Abroad
    • Whistleblower Complaints
  • V. Information Technology Services  
    • Academic Technology Center (ATC) PLS-237
    • Announcements and System Status
    • Campus Phone Services
    • Canvas
    • Center for Equitable Digital Access
    • Classroom Technical Issue
    • Classroom Technology Demo Room
    • Data Visualization Center
    • Device Requests
    • Digital Print Services
    • DUO Two-Factor Authentication
    • Email Accounts
    • Faculty Student Success Dashboard
    • iFullerton
    • In-Classroom Technical Support
    • Information Security
    • Innovation/Makerspace Center
    • Interdisciplinary College Collaboration Space
    • iTuffy
    • Mobile Device Help
    • Portal
    • Software
    • Technology Support
    • IT Helpdesk – Faculty/Staff
    • IT Student Helpdesk – Student
    • The Accessible Technology Room
    • TitanCard
    • Titan Direct Access
    • TitanNet Student Guide (Navigate)
    • Wireless Services
  • VI. Policies Concerning Students and Expectations of Students 
    • Academic Appeals
    • Academic Safety
    • Adds/Drops, Change of Program
    • Adding Classes
    • Administrative Drop
    • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
    • Disability Support Services (DSS)
    • Disputes/Problems with Students
    • Dropping Classes
    • Grading (Use of +/- Grading)
    • Grading Symbols
      • Audit (AU)
      • Incomplete Authorized (I)
      • Incomplete Charged (IC)
      • Report Delayed (RD)
      • Report in Progress (RP)
      • Withdrawal (W)
      • Withdrawal Unauthorized (WU)
      • Credit/No Credit Option (CR/NC)
    • Inappropriate Consensual Relationships
    • Late Add
    • Open University
    • Petitioning to Add Class
    • Plagiarism
    • Recording and Transcription of Class Content by Students
    • Retention or Use of Student Work
    • Risk Activities and Student Right of Non-Participation
    • Student Privacy