Faculty Resources

Academic Affairs

The Division of Academic Affairs is composed of all the academic, administrative and instructional units within the University. It is currently composed of the administrative units of the Provost and Vice President's Office (Welch Hall D-440). The Colleges of Arts and Humanities; Business Administration and Public Policy; Education; College of Continuing and Professional Education; Health, Human Services, and Nursing; and Natural and Behavioral Sciences are integral parts of the Division and are centers for the varied academic programs offered by the University. The University Library is also vital to the mission of the institution.

Academic Programs

The Office of Academic Programs (OAP), housed in the Division of Academic Affairs, is responsible for the procedural oversight of curriculum, catalog production, academic program review, analysis and implementation of legislative and systematic requirements regarding academic program planning, curricular and programmatic changes as set forth by federal law, the state of California, and the CSU Office of the Chancellor. Academic Programs oversees special Chancellor’s Office programs, special CSU Dominguez Hills’ academic support programs, including but not limited to: CSU Honors Program, the Center for Service Learning, Internships, and Civic Engagements, and General Education. The Dean of Undergraduate Studies, who reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, serves as the lead administrator for the Office of Academic Programs.

Academic Senate

The name of the faculty organization shall be the General Faculty of the California State University, Dominguez Hills, hereinafter referred to as the General Faculty. The name of the representative body within the General Faculty shall be the Academic Senate of California State University, Dominguez Hills, hereinafter referred to as the Academic Senate or Senate. The Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act (HEERA) mandates the full exercise of the function of the faculty in shared governance mechanisms or practices, including the Academic Senates of the California State University with respect to policies on academic and professional matters.

The purpose of the General Faculty shall be: (1) to perform functions assigned to it by law, by the Board of Trustees of the California State University, and by the President of the university; (2) to formulate, evaluate and recommend to the President of the university, policies and procedures pertaining to the development, maintenance, and improvement of the university; and (3) to serve as a medium for expressing the opinions of the faculty members on matters affecting the operations of the university.

The authority of the General Faculty shall be delegated to its representative body, the Academic Senate, in all matters except those in which such delegation is contrary to law, to the policies of the Board of Trustees of the California State University, or the collective bargaining agreement.

Black Faculty Association

The Black Faculty and Staff Association at CSU Dominguez Hills is a group of professionals who share a common bond of or interest in African ancestry and/or the African American experience. We are a diverse group that represents many nationalities and cultures. United by a common goal to encourage and exemplify personal, professional, and academic excellence, we aim to serve as leaders and role models, and be a network of support for each other as well as to the students this university serves. Membership is open to everyone!

California Faculty Association

CFA is the exclusive collective bargaining representative for the California State University faculty. In that role, CFA negotiates a contract with the CSU administration for the faculty, promotes academic freedom, upholds faculty rights, delivers financial protection for faculty, and promotes faculty participation in the governance of the CSU and of CFA.

Child Care Services

The various departments on the campus provide learning experiences for the children – field trips to the library, walks to the sculpture garden for group time, science observations of nature habitats at CSUDH. Clubs, organizations and volunteers participate in projects with the children and staff to enhance the program.

Class Schedule

The Summer, Spring and Fall Class Schedules are produced by the Division of Academic Affairs. Below are the class schedules for the fall and spring semesters. You can either click on the cover of the class schedule or the title below it to link to the appropriate class schedule.

DisAbility Resource Center

The Student disAbility Resource Center is focused on making sure CSUDH students with disabilities have full access to the university’s educational, cultural, social, and physical facilities and programs. We provide a centralized source for information for students with disabilities as well as faculty and staff who work with them. Our services are aimed at helping students with disabilities realize their full rights to reasonable accommodations, as well as the ability to advocate for themselves, participate fully in campus and learning environments, and reach their educational goals including graduation.

Faculty Affairs

With an emphasis on quality and responsive service, the Office of Faculty Affairs & Development provides many of the Human Resources needs of the University’s academic personnel within the Division of Academic Affairs. Faculty Affairs & Development is responsible for many broad, academic-related programs and activities, which include full-time academic recruitment, full-time faculty evaluation processes, and various kinds of leaves of absence. With the Faculty (Unit 3) Collective Bargaining Agreement and different campus policies as governing authorities, Faculty Affairs and Development strives to meet the needs of the University’s faculty concerns while addressing the complex and sensitive matters that can, directly and indirectly, impact them.

Faculty Development Center

The Faculty Development Center provides CSUDH faculty with equity-minded and meaningful professional development opportunities in teaching and pedagogy, scholarship and creative activities, and leadership. Programming in the FDC is continuously growing and evolving as we meet the current needs of the faculty community as well as look toward emerging pedagogical and other professional practices. he mission of the Faculty Development Center is to support the University’s mission of success in education through a student’s contact with faculty members who effectively combine teaching, scholarship, and service and to help create a campus culture that values and supports excellence in teaching, learning, and research.

Graduate Studies & Research

The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs offers internal grants such as the Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities grant program and can be located under Internal Grants. Faculty who are interested in locating sources of funding specific to their research interests can access SPIN, a subscriber service offered by InfoEd that can deliver funding opportunity notifications directly to you. Faculty are encouraged to solicit external financial support in the form of grants, contracts and cooperative agreements from agencies in the public and private sectors. The CSUDH Foundation, in partnership with the university's Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP), assists the university by entering into these agreements with project sponsors on the university’s behalf and by providing post-award fiscal, compliance and administrative support for the term of the agreement.

Immigrant Justice Center

The Immigrant Justice Center creates equitable and accessible services, programs and opportunities to support the holistic and collective growth of individuals impacted by our immigration system.We envision a world where immigrants can thrive, be free, and gain economic power.

Latinx Cultural Resource Center

The Latinx Cultural Resource Center (LCRC) serves as the cultural home or “La Casita” to support the personal, academic, and professional success of Latinx Students at CSU Dominguez Hills. La Casita provides peer-to-peer support, culturally relevant programming, and campus partnerships. Our resources include a focus on academic and career readiness, social justice, community building, and embracing our identidad, arte, & cultura.

Non Tenure Track Advisory Board

The mission of this advisory board is to ensure inclusiveness and equity so that all non-tenure track faculty experience equitable conditions for teaching, faculty hiring, development, evaluation, and inclusive practices in shared governance across colleges, departments, programs, and divisions.

University Library

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Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) assists military veterans, service members, and their dependents in successfully navigating their college experience. We provide personal and academic advisement, workshops, and holistic personal and professional development opportunities to help students’ transition to CSUDH. We believe veterans possess unique abilities and characteristics that, when nourished, will help them succeed inside and outside of the classroom regardless of their age, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, physical, or mental abilities.