Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Programs

Cal State Fullerton values diversity, inclusion and equity on campus.


The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Programs guides and assists faculty, staff and administration to ensure equal employment opportunity and foster a diverse and inclusive work environment. Through the provision of consultation and training, the Office will be responsible for promoting the recruitment and retention of a diverse and highly qualified staff and faculty. More specifically, the Office's duties include:

  • Monitoring staff and faculty recruitments to ensure compliance with federal equal employment opportunity laws.
  • Providing diversity recruitment training, with respect to strategies and procedures, to search committees.
  • Compiling the annual federal affirmative action report and communicating the relevant demographic data to the administration and to faculty search committees.
  • Providing diversity training to departments in an effort to address climate concerns and foster cross-cultural communication.
  • Building resources that search committees may rely upon to better ensure a large, diverse and highly qualified applicant pool.
  • Acting as a liaison between ethnicity-based community groups and organizations, to strengthen external relations and favorably influence CSUF recruitment and retention efforts.
  • Acting as an HRDI liaison with each of the employee resource groups (ERGs) on campus, to offer support and recommend linkages between their work and the University's Strategic Plan.
  • Working in partnership with the staff and director of Employment Services, to reconcile the efforts of both units, toward achieving a highly qualified and diverse faculty and staff.
  • Providing the leadership required to ensure that HRDI successfully continues its role as a cultural architect, moving the University toward meaningful change--beneficial to students, staff, faculty and administration.

Discrimination Complaints

Complaints of discrimination, based on a legally protected category, are handled in the HRDI Office of Faculty and Staff Labor/Employee Relations. The legally protected categories include: age (40 and over); ancestry; color; religious creed; disability; marital status; medical condition; denial of FMLA; military or veteran status; national origin; race; sex; gender (including gender identity and gender expression); and sexual orientation.

Requests for Accommodation

A request for a reasonable accommodation, based on a disability, should be made through the HRDI Office of Risk Management.Opens in new window

Diversity Statement

California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

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