Staff Service & Awards of Excellence




The CSU Dominguez Hills Office of the President is pleased to announce that nominations may now be submitted for the 2019 Staff Awards of Excellence program. Our staff plays a vital role in the success of the university and the accomplishment of our mission. This program recognizes staff in general, and three specific staff members who have gone above and beyond their normal job responsibilities to improve our campus community.


Three categories of awards have been created to recognize exemplary performance in support of the university and our students. 

Using creativity and innovation to streamline and/or improve business processes and services.
Example:  Identifying and implementing technology to increase efficiency and effectiveness or reduce costs (1 recipient)

Student Success
Promote student success by creating and supporting an environment of teaching and learning that assists in the recruitment, transition, retention, and graduation of students
Examples:  Taking extra steps to ensure students receive the best possible academic/career/financial aid information (1 recipient)

Customer Service
Demonstrated exemplary customer service for students, faculty, staff and/or guests.
Example:  Service to students or colleagues that goes well beyond what is expected or required, consistently anticipating customer needs and responding timely to inquiries or issues (1 recipient)

A cash award of $1,000 will be granted in each category, along with a commemorative plaque and recognition at the annual Staff Awards ceremony.


Any employee may nominate a staff member for the awards, but only staff* are eligible to be considered.  This year’s program covers fiscal year July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  Nominations must be submitted by the electronic nomination form

Nominations are due October 1, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. (PST) via electronic form

Click here to complete and submit a nomination form.

Staff Awards and Recognition Committee
The program will be administered by a committee of staff selected and invited based on recommendation from both the division vice presidents and Human Resources Management. The committee will review the approved applications and submit their recommendations to the President and his cabinet who shall make the final selections.

If you have any questions about the program or nomination procedures, please contact  Human Resources at ext 3771.

Staff Awards and Recognition Ceremony

Award recipients will be announced at the Staff Service Awards and Recognition Ceremony on November 7, 2019.  Invitation to Awards Ceremony will be forthcoming please RSVP upon receiving.  

*All employees of CSU Dominguez Hills, except MPPs and faculty, are eligible for nomination. In addition, employees must have one year (12 months or more) of CSUDH employment in current position, work half time or more in a permanent or probationary appointment, have a commendable work record with the university and actively employed at the time of the awards to be eligible.