August 11, 2020 News & Updates


Sent to all campus employees on 8/11/20 at 4:53 p.m.




General Updates 


Fall Re-Entry Update – Titans Return

For more information on campus re-entry plans, please visit coronavirus.fullerton.eduOpens in new window for the updated Titans Return website where you can find the fall 2020 campus plan and safety protocols, updated FAQs and resources. Please continue to check the site regularly for additional updates from the University as well as state and local response.


How to Report COVID-19 Cases or Exposure at CSUF

The University requests that any employee or student who tests positive for COVID-19 or becomes aware that they may have been in close contact with someone who either has tested positive for or is suspected to have COVID-19 report the positive result or exposure using the CSUF Student/Employee COVID-19 Self-Reporting FormOpens in new window . Visitors and Vendors may report using the CSUF Visitor/Vendor COVID-19 Self-Reporting FormOpens in new window . CSUF’s Infectious Diseases Response Team reviews and verifies COVID-19 confirmed cases and responds to concerns from the campus community on COVID-19.


Titan Faculty and Staff Emergency Fund Still Available to Eligible Employees

The Titan Faculty and Staff Emergency Fund provides limited financial assistance for CSUF employees who are unable to meet immediate, essential expenses because of a temporary hardship related to COVID-19. These emergency relief funds are being set up to provide financial support for those who have been severely impacted by COVID-19 that could adversely affect them and their families as they serve the campus and our students.

For eligibility and application information, please visit the Titan Faculty and Staff Emergency Fund webpage on the HRDI website. If you are able, please join us in pledging your supportOpens in new window  by making a charitable contribution to the Titan Faculty and Staff Emergency Fund.




Payroll Services


Printing of Direct Deposit Advices Permanently Discontinued

The State Controller’s Office (SCO) has decided to permanently discontinue the printing of employee direct deposit advices in an effort to improve employee access to their paystub data, while keeping costs low and supporting the state’s ‘go-green’ initiatives.


Use Cal Employee Connect to View Pay Statements Online

Cal Employee Connect (CEC), can be utilized to access employee earnings statements at your convenience. The statements available in CEC provide continuity to the statements previously printed by SCO and CEC offers a range of tools to help employees view their earnings. For more information and instructions on how to access the CEC portal and register to see your paystub data, visit the CEC webpage on our website .


Enroll in Direct Deposit

Enroll in direct deposit by filling out form STD 699, Direct Deposit Authorization form. View the Direct Deposit webpage on our website for the form link and instructions on how to enroll in direct deposit online.




Total Wellness 


Total Wellness Zoom Sessions

Please join the Total Wellness Team on the Total Wellness Z-Cam. We have exciting events planned for you. All Zoom broadcasts have a limit of 250 viewers, so log on early. 


  • Quick & Easy Healthy Meals- Running out of recipes or just want to learn a new one? Join the Total Wellness Team and your colleagues each week as they demo one of their favorite healthy recipes. This segment takes place Wednesdays at 12:00 pm through September 23. Join a Healthy Meals session here on Wednesdays at noon.Opens in new window


  • Health Conscious?- Join our conversations as we navigate eating and exercising in this “new normal”. We discuss eating habits, exercise and goal setting. Learn what current WW at Work members are doing to stay on track. Non-WW at Work members are welcome. Join a session here on Tuesdays at 12:30 pm.Opens in new window To learn more, contact Alexandra Keyes at


  • Yoga Stretch and Strength-Namaste Titan family. Did you know that Yoga increases your flexibility, muscle strength, improves your respiration, energy and vitality, aids in weight reduction, cardio and circulatory health? It is a physical, mental and spiritual practice. If you want to improve in these areas, join us on Thursdays at 3:00 pm through December 17. Yoga mat or not, we will stretch and build on strength, reduce tension and improve your concentration. Join a yoga session here on Thursdays at 3:00 pmOpens in new window .


CalPERS Retirement Workshop

This workshop is geared to help you plan for your retirement and respond to any questions you may have regarding your retirement benefits. It is never too early to start planning. Once you sign up, you will receive the WebEx code for the class, along with other materials via email. Register for workshop on Thursday, August 13 at 9:00 am – 11:00 am here.Opens in new window


Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

We are in unique times and they may be challenging for some. Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is here to assist you. LifeMatters by Empathia offers an array of services. Benefits can be accessed by employees and their family members, via internet, a 24-hour telephone helpline and/or face-to-face meetings with consultants. Please visit LifeMatters Opens in new window ® and use the code “Titans” or call (800) 367-7474. Visit the EAP webpage on our website for more information on the program.


Ask “Fidelity” Virtual Session

Fidelity representative, Christian Frost will provide information on the topics below and answer questions during a Q&A period. 

  • Learn about the CSU SRP 403b and how to schedule a private virtual planning and guidance session.

  • Learn how to navigate online planning tools and resources (demo of Fidelity Retirement planning tools).


Fidelity (1:1) Phone and Virtual Consultations

Fidelity continues to offer 1:1 consultations, by phone and virtually. To sign up, please visit in new window  and reserve the time that works best for you. You may also contact Christian Frost at or (657) 236-8901 or contact the main office at (800) 343-0860.




HR Related Questions?  


HRDI is here for you. If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to us at (657) 278-2425 or  


COVID-19 Resources 


People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness.

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle or body aches

  • Headache

  • New loss of taste or smell

  • Sore throat

  • Congestion or runny nose

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Diarrhea


This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19.

Accurate and up-to-date information about COVID-19 is available from the following agencies: 

Orange County Health Care AgencyOpens in new window  

California Department of Public HealthOpens in new window  

Centers for Disease Control and PreventionOpens in new window  

World Health OrganizationOpens in new window

The University will continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and issue additional communication if and when necessary. Information is available and will be regularly updated on the University’s website at coronavirus.fullerton.eduOpens in new window .


COVID-19 Related Questions? 


Please contact if you have any questions or concerns regarding COVID-19.