Lecturer Handbook

The purpose of the lecturer handbook is to help orient the temporary faculty unit employee regarding the basic general information of the university, college, and department policies and procedures, faculty responsibilities, instructional support resources that may affect you throughout your professional career at CSUDH.


This document is not intended to be a contract nor a complete review of the university policies and procedures. It is a resource that provides answers for the most frequently asked questions; thus, it is important that you become familiar with the contents of your handbook.

We believe you will find the handbook informative and make your job just a little bit easier. We encourage you to take a moment to review the Lecturer Handbook, and we hope that this resource, along with your respective department chair and college Dean's office, will help your teaching experience here at CSUDH be rewarding, enjoyable, and successful.

Readers can navigate through the Table of Contents located on the left hand side navigation menu, or access and print the handbook as a PDF document.

Feel free to ask questions about any information within the handbook by contacting the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development at (310) 243-3766.

[Download Lecturer Handbook (with images) PDF version here.]