General Information

The following information sources should be helpful as you begin your orientation:

CSU Dominguez Hills History, Mission and Vision

General information on CSUDH can be found at https://www.csudh.edu/ and https://www.csudh.edu/about/history-mission-vision/.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action

CSUDH is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. For more information or definition of these terms, please reference the following posters online at:

Academic Affairs Division Administration

The Academic Affairs Division internal structure is composed of all the academic, administrative and instructional units: the Provost and Vice President’s Office; the Colleges of Arts and Humanities; Business Administration and Public Policy; Education; Extended and International Education; Health, Human Services and Nursing; and Natural and Behavioral Sciences; and, the University Library. For the contact information, click here.

Academic Senate

The Academic Senate plays an active part in academic governance at CSUDH. All faculty are welcome to attend and participate in the monthly Academic Senate meetings and serve on committees. For more information, please visit the CSUDH Academic Senate site.

California Faculty Association (CFA) – Unit 3

The California Faculty Association (CFA) represents all faculty in the CSU, including lecturers. The CFA website is https://www.calfac.org/csu-dominguez-hills (local website). The CSUDH CFA Chapter is located in SAC 2119. Faculty relationships with the CSU administration are governed by the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), especially Articles 12 (Appointment), 15 (Evaluation), and 32 (Benefits). The contract is available online

For lecturers, the CFA has also prepared a CFA Lecturers’ Handbook. Should you have any questions contact a Dominguez Hills CFA Lecturer Representative.

Policies, Procedures, Forms and Other Documents

Information, policies, procedures, forms and other documents specific to CSUDH faculty are available through the website of the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development. The CSUDH Faculty Handbook can be found at https://www.csudh.edu/faculty-affairs/faculty-handbook/; however, the site is currently under construction. The content will be updated soon to bring you the latest updates. In the meantime, should you have any questions or concerns you may contact the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development at (310) 243-3766.

The Human Resources and Payroll Services/Benefits information can be found at https://www.csudh.edu/hr/.