New Employee

On behalf of the entire Human Resources Management Department, we are pleased to extend congratulations to you upon your recent employment at this dynamic university. We are certain you will enjoy your assignment here as you join the ranks of our talented and friendly team of faculty, staff, and administration.

Please take a few moments to browse through this website to find answers to the most commonly asked questions facing new employees here at CSUDH. Here you will also find many valuable links to other campus websites which will be very beneficial in obtaining pertinent information about policies, procedures, and operations.

Live orientation will also be available on a monthly basis, where further opportunities will exist for you to become familiar with your assignment and your opportunities as part of the Toro Team at CSUDH.

Again, welcome and best wishes!

New Employee FAQs

Please visit our New Employee FAQs website for information about the campus, the services provided and more.

Accounting Services

The Accounting Services Office is dedicated to providing a range of responsive, customer-oriented financial services to students, employees, and vendors of the University.

Among the services we provide are:

  • Timely reimbursement of employee travel expenses and education of employees regarding CSU system travel regulations
  • Timely and accurate payments to vendors for merchandise and services provided to the University
  • Providing documentation on University department revenue and expense operating activities, when requested
  • Education of University department personnel in understanding University financial policies

Please visit the Accounting Services Office website for information on policies, training and forms.

Benefits Services

Our benefits make up a substantial part of the compensation we receive from CSUDH. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and more. Please visit the Benefits Services website for details about the benefits to which we are entitled.

Catering Services

Food Services - Commercial and DH Catering
Catering Services are available 7 days a week based on reservation bookings. Please plan a minimum of 1 work week in advance when ordering catering. Please reserve room first prior to making catering arrangements. Room reservations can be made with Loker Student Union Reservations at (310) 243-2013 or Facilities Scheduling at (310) 243 – 2231.

Be sure to review the Hospitality Policy which is available on the Accounting Services website.

Communications & Marketing

The Office of University Communications & Marketing builds public understanding, recognition, and support for CSU Dominguez Hills by shaping the image and voice of the university. This is accomplished through coordinated communications strategies and media relations that position the university as an important urban center for teaching, learning, research, scholarship, creative activity, and service.

What We Do

As the steward of the CSUDH brand, the office oversees university communications, public affairs, media relations, and social media. It serves as a resource to units throughout the university. University communications reach vast audiences that include alumni, students, families, faculty, and staff, as well as community friends, donors, and supporters. 

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Brand and Visual Identity
  • Communications Strategy
  • Creative Services
  • Crisis Communications
  • Editorial Services
  • University Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Social Media
  • University Billboard
  • University Photography
  • University Advertising
  • Web Communications

Please visit the Office of University Communications & Marketing website for information about university branding, creative services, editorial services, and more.

Compliance & Policies

Please visit our Compliance & Policies website for information about university policies, state and federal labor laws, and more.

Copy Services

University Printing Services includes reprographics and the copier program. Located in Welch Hall, the entrance is outside of the building, across from the police department.

In December 2019, UPS will launch its digital storefront, Toroprint, where emphasis initially will be on the top services requested: business cards, letterhead, and banners. Further services will be released in the upcoming months.

To place an online order, please visit Toroprint.

Services Offered:

  • Stationary
  • Postcards, brochures
  • Newsletter, postcards
  • multi-page color publications
  • event invitations & programs
  • flyers, certificates
  • NCR carbonless copies
  • color and black & white copies
  • Exams and syllabi


  • Folding, collating
  • Coil, comb and tape
  • Lamination
  • Shrink wrap

Wide-format Printing

  • Banners up 36 inches tall or wide
  • Posters up to 41 inches tall or wide

Answers to questions concerning work orders and office procedures may be obtained by visiting the University Printing Services website, by calling (310)243-2031 or by emailing

Facilities Services

Facilities Services is a department within the Division of Administration and Finance whose responsibility is to meet the university's ever-changing needs for facility maintenance and custodial services. We provide routine and special services to the campus efficiently and hospitably. We strive to effectively operate the facilities so a safe, clean, comfortable, and functional environment is provided to enhance learning and working throughout the CSUDH community. We invite you to learn more about the department through our online home.

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Facilities Services Building
View the Campus Map (Building #80)

If you cannot find the information you are looking for on our website, please contact us; we will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Please visit the Facilities Services website for more information on policies, services, and forms.

Information Technology (I.T.) Services

The Department of Information Technology Welcomes New Employees!

Here are some questions to bring to the IT Web site:

  1. How do I get an e-mail account?
  2. How do I set-up my password?
  3. How do I use the CSUDH telephone system?
  4. How do I get Virtual Private Network (VPN) on my computer?
  5. How do I get access to applications?
  6. Can I get the latest version of Microsoft Office installed on my office PC? My home PC?
  7. Does CSUDH or the CSU provide any good deals for buying hardware and software?
  8. Does the campus have “smart classrooms”?
  9. Can I reserve a computer lab for a single meeting of my class?
  10. How can I get trained on the Banner student record system? On building a Web site?
  11. Does the campus have a Web developers’ users group?
  12. Can I access my e-mail account from home?

Find the answers to these and many other questions on the IT Website.

If you are experiencing technical problems, submit a ticket to the IT Help Desk or contact (310) 243-2500.

Health and Safety

The intent of the Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is to minimize losses by creating and providing a safe and healthy environment for students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors through specially designed programs and services. Additionally, EHS assists campus operations and projects in minimizing environmental impacts, surpassing regulatory requirements, and practicing environmentally sound methods.

Please visit the Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) website for more information.

Loker Student Union

The Loker Student Union provides an environment which is designed to encourage interaction among the campus’ constituent groups (internal and external), enhance the sense of campus community, and expand the avenues through which the university educates students. 

Through its many activities and services, the Loker Student Union provides cultural, social and recreational programming that supports the educational mission of the University, encouraging the development of citizenship, leadership, and social responsibility for success in a dynamic and pluralistic society.

Please visit the Loker Student Union website for more information on available services and resources.

Mail Services
Mail Services handles over three million letters a year and is the U.S. Postal Service's largest customer in the City of Carson. Mail Services is responsible for the formulation of University mail policies and procedures, classification of mail, and the pickup and delivery of U.S. and intra-campus mail.

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday,
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Physical Plant
Map to Building 80

Answers to questions concerning mail services may be obtained by visiting the Mail Services website.

Payroll Services 

Payroll Services is committed to providing timely and accurate compensation payments for all employees, providing prompt and reliable information/service to our customers in a personal and professional manner, and staying current on regulations, policies and procedures that govern compensation and promptly addressing the changes on campus. 

Please visit the
 Payroll Services  website for information regarding payroll processes, forms and our to contact your payroll technician.

Payroll Basics: 

  • It's not a check, it's a warrant.
    The State Controller calls your paycheck a pay warrant.

  • It comes from the state.
    Payroll warrants are not produced on campus; they are issued from the State Controller's Office (SCO) in Sacramento, mailed to the campus then distributed by the Cashiers Office.

  • It's issued monthly.
    Regular faculty and staff are paid at the end of the month; student assistants and special categories (intermittent hourly, special consultants, overtime, etc.) are paid around the 12th of each month Payroll Services.

  • It is not mailed.
    Pay warrants must be picked up at the Cashiers Office by the authorized Check Handler. Eligible employees may apply for direct deposit to their bank accounts, through Payroll Services.

  • It's only good for a year.
    Pay warrants are valid for one year from the date of issue.

  • It's all on the stub.

  • For most regular faculty and staff, your current leave accounting balances (sick leave, vacation, etc.) are reported right on the statement of earnings that accompanies your pay warrant. 
Phone Services

University Telephone Policy and Guidelines as of August 1998 [Supersedes PM 94-04]. Please visit the Telephone Policy and Guidelines website to review services offered for on-line voice mail, telephone tips and more.

The mission of Telephone Services is to provide operation and maintenance of University voice communications in support of faculty, staff and students. The scope of the responsibility includes provision and maintenance of campus office telephones, courtesy telephones and directories, public telephones, emergency telephone call boxes and revision and publication of an annual campus telephone directory. The unit also prints and disseminates information on communications policies and procedures, equipment and usage.

Please note that you should check with your department administrator before sending any orders for telephone additions, moves or changes. Also, your department administrator may have telephone and voice mail user guides that they can make available to you. When in doubt, call the Telephone Services at (310) 243-3800 for further assistance.

In addition, if you are experiencing any type of telephone problem, please call us at x3800 for immediate assistance or submit an ticket to IT Help Desk via

A ticket should also be submitted for all telephone requests and modifications via Please allow 2 weeks for processing.

Procurement & Contracts

Procurement & Contracts serves and supports the overall mission and goals of the university by employing best practices for a variety of goods and services responsive to the needs of our faculty, staff, and students. We provide cost-effective, best value purchasing services and high quality customer services in a courteous and professional manner. Through consistent application of state, CSU, and campus policies, we ensure appropriate stewardship of public funds and are committed to the continued growth and development of CSUDH.

Procurement and Contracts is the only department authorized by written delegation from the President to purchase goods and services and authorize and execute contracts on behalf of the University. Individuals entering into unauthorized commitments of state funds do so at their own risk and may be held personally liable for the obligation.

Please visit the Procurement & Contracts website for information on policies, training and forms.

Public Transportation

South Los Angeles County/Long Beach:

  • 127 - CSU Dominguez Hills/Alondra Bl./M.L. King Jr. Transit Center/Compton Bl./Bellflower Bl.
  • 53 - Central Av./CSU Dominguez Hills
  • 130 - Artesia Bl.
  • CA A - Cal State Dominguez Hills
  • T6 - Artesia Metro Rail Station/Del Amo Center Terminal via CSU Dominguez Hills
Salary Schedule

The Office of the Chancellor, Systemwide Human Resources, is the official distributor of the CSU salary schedule. As a result, the CSU will not be held responsible for any salary schedule amendment or pay letter update other than those initiated by the Office of the Chancellor.  Salary schedule files are updated on an ongoing basis. To view the salary schedule, please visit the Current CSU Salary Schedule website.

Please note the information on this page applies to state employees only. It does not apply to employees of university auxiliary organizations, such as Loker Student Union, Foundation, or the University Bookstore.

Training & Development

As staff employees are the backbone of the University community, staff training and professional development are priorities for the University Administration. Every attempt is made to provide professional and technical training opportunities for staff employees.

Human Resources Management designs and implements training and development programs. Throughout the year, a variety of workshops, training sessions and motivational programs for staff are made available. Employees are encouraged to participate in workshops that help improve job skills. Personal growth programs are also offered, and employees are encouraged to attend with their supervisor's approval. Please visit the Staff Professional Development & Training website for more information:

University Library 

The University Library fosters student success, scholarly research, and academic excellence through the provision of information resources; user-centered services and learning experiences; and welcoming, technology-enhanced environments that facilitate lifelong learning, collaboration, innovation, and the acquisition of information literacy skills.

The CSUDH Library is located roughly in the center of the campus, between LaCorte Hall, the gymnasium, the Loker Student Union, and the Natural Science and Mathematics building. It is divided into two parts, North and South, which are connected by a bridge and have the same entrance.

The South side of the library is the newest part, and is easily recognized by its glass windows. The North side of the library is the original building, and is the side of the library through which you enter and exit.

The office phone number is (310) 243-3715 and fax number is (310) 516-4219. 

Please visit the University Library website for more information. 

University Parking Services 

The Unversity Parking Department is responsible for parking enforcement on campus property. We also assist in unlocking vehicles if you have locked yourself out AND you are parked on campus. We are unable to provide this service if you are parked on the street. We are also unable to provides jumpstarts, either on campus or off. 

The University Parking Department is located in RPM-Room 200. The hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. 

The office phone number is (310) 243-3725 and fax number is (310) 928-7263. If you have a question regarding a parking citation, please call (888) 267-6509.

Please visit the University Parking Department website for information on policies, parking permits, parking fees and more. 

University Police

It is the mission of the CSUDH Police Department to provide a safe campus conducive to education for the university's students, faculty, staff, and visitors. We will accomplish our mission by encouraging community awareness and providing proactive service in a fair, sensitive, and professional manner in support of the university’s mission. The University Police Department will enforce all laws of the state of California and educate the community on safety and risk avoidance practices.

The University Police station is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, and is located at: 

  • 1000 E. Victoria Street
    Welch Hall B-100
    Carson, CA 90747

The station is located in the northwest corner of Welch Hall, on the first floor. Their phone numbers are: 

  • Non-emergency:  (310) 243-3639

  • Emergency:  9-1-1 from any campus phone; (310) 243-3333 from cellular phones; or push the TALK button on the red on-campus Emergency Call Towers, and you will be routed directly to University Police dispatch. Note: on-campus 911 calls from cellular phones generally are routed to the CHP. All other on-campus 911 calls go directly to University Police dispatch.

Please visit the University Police Department website for information on policies, services, emergency information, reports and more.