Faculty Orientation


A Message from Dr. Margaret Merryfield Assistant Vice Chancellor of Academic Human Resources

Welcome to the California State University.

By accepting a faculty position at one of the campuses of the California State University, you have joined the largest state university system in the United States and become part of a community focused on providing students with access to a high-quality education that will help them to develop intellectually, personally, and professionally.

Our distinguished faculty are committed to superior teaching and conduct substantial research, scholarship, and creative activities in support of the CSU's undergraduate and graduate instructional mission. The wide scope and high quality of faculty activities serve as markers of the breadth of the CSU's contributions to the education, workforce development, and economy of California.

We are very pleased that you have joined our faculty, and we wish you great success and personal fulfillment in your CSU career.

Getting Started
About the CSUAbout the CSU
Learn about the CSU's history, mission, and economic impact.

Faculty ResourcesFaculty Resources
Faculty benefits, professional development, and teaching resources.

Student ResourcesStudent Resources
Programs and opportunities for CSU students.