July 12, 2021 News & Updates



Sent to all campus employees on 7/12/21.



campus re-entry updates 


COVID-19 Vaccination Verification

The CSUF re-entry plan requires all active university employees and matriculated students, who have chosen not to voluntarily upload their vaccination record or are unvaccinated, to undergo re-entry testing prior to returning to campus for the fall 2021 semester and undergo weekly surveillance testing thereafter. Titans who voluntarily upload their vaccine record can opt out of re-entry and surveillance testing. To voluntarily submit your record, go to your employee portal and click on the “Vaccination” icon at the top of the page. Instructions to assist you during the record upload process are available here.


Testing Plan

Review the CSUF Testing Plan Flowchart to determine specific testing requirements that are applicable to you. Active employees who are unvaccinated should schedule a re-entry test appointment as outlined in the flowchart. Re-entry and surveillance testing appointment information will be available on the Titans Return: Testing Information webpageOpens in new window this week.


Instructions for a Safe Return 

Review the Instructions for a Safe Return to Campus GuidePDF File for important re-entry action items, updates, and resources for employees to ensure a successful transition back to campus.


Fall Planning Forum Recording

The July fall planning forum recording is now available for those who were not able to attend the live forum. This recording is also available on the HRDI Coronavirus webpage


Support Sessions for Transitioning Back to Campus

As we transition to a full return to campus for the Fall 2021 semester, it is important to remember to make time for your own physical and mental wellness. Find upcoming opportunities for support below. No registration is necessary. To join, click on the session title.


Tuesday, July 20

2 – 3 pm

COVID Vaccinations: The Latest on the Pandemic
Livestream webinar with Dr. John Rott, Regional Assistant Medical Director at Kaiser Permanente, who will discuss our nation’s COVID-19 vaccine strategy and address the most frequently asked questions vaccine questions.

Tuesday, August 24

2 – 3 pm

Success or Stress - Thriving in a Chaotic World
Livestream webinar presented by Life Matters EAP and CSU Systemwide HR. Learn more about the causes of stress, the art of resiliency, mindsets and attitudes, and ways to put them into action.


10 – Noon

& Thursdays,

3 – 5 pm

1:1 Re-entry Support Sessions

Meet 1:1 with an EAP counselor and create space to address transitioning back to campus, together .





Conducting Equitable and Inclusive Searches Training

As part of our commitment to develop an equitable campus community, the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Programs (DIEP) is proud to introduce new training sessions for search committee members designed to align constituent groups across searches to uphold our campus’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. View summer session dates and times and register herePDF File . Search committee members will be required to attend this training moving forward. 

Training FAQs


Q: Who needs to complete this education?

A: All individuals on a search committee for any positions must participate in this education program.


Q: How often do individuals need to complete this education?

A: This education is required every two years.


Q: What is the purpose of the education?

A: This education is designed to introduce equity and educate search committees on bias so that the campus can better align with its strategic goal to recruit and retain a diverse high-quality faculty and staff. While there have been trainings for faculty searches, this new education also extends to staff searches and hires.





Summer Inclusion Champion Certificate Program (ICCP) Core Courses

Are you currently working on or interested in participating in the ICCP? DIEP is offering ICCP core courses in July. Click on the course title  below to register. Visit the ICCP webpage for more details on the program.


Tuesday, July 13

2 – 3:30 pm

Diversity, Inclusion & Equity (DEI) 101

Learn what the terms DEI mean and how you can put them into action as a member of the Titan Family to better our community. 

Wednesday, July 21

10 – 11:30 am

Allyship 101

Learn about the concept of allyship in action related to combating social injustice on our campus and in our local and national communities.




Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI) 2021 Annual Conference

All staff and faculty are invited to attend this year’s virtual NCCI Annual Conference on July 21-22. The mission of Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI) is to advance change and innovation in higher education. The VP Office for Administration and Finance has purchased a campus registration so all CSUF employees may register for free, even if it's for 1-2 sessions! View conference sessions and schedule here.


Learn how to create a CSUF affiliate account and register for free below.   

How to create a CSUF affilate account to register for FREE. 


FIRST: Create an account

  • Go to ncci-cu.org
  • Click on “My Account” in the upper right hand corner of the page
  • Click “Get Started” under “New Member? Forgot Your Password?”
  • It will prompt you to enter an email. Proceed with creating a profile.
    1. If it says the email is already in the system, this means they already have an account and should email info@ncci-cu.org for access.
  • There will be a place to enter their Affiliated Account. This is where they will enter California State University Fullerton (formatted just like that).


SECOND: Register for the 2021 Annual Conference (Virtual) at the $0 rate

  • After setting up an account, login and register for the conference on the event page.
  • Just having an affiliated account will not allow access to the conference event. You must have an account and register separately for the event.


Issues with account set up or registration login?
Email  info@ncci-cu.org and let them know you’re from California State University, Fullerton.





HRDI is here for you. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us at 657-278-2425 or hr@fullerton.edu.  





Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Our EAP, LifeMatters by Empathia, is always here to assist CSUF employees and their family members with a variety of work life services. Visit our EAP webpage for details.



COVID-19 Self-Reporting Form

The University requests that any employee or student self-report a positive COVID-19 case or possible exposure using the CSUF COVID-19 Self-Reporting form.



CSU Vaccine Requirement

View CSU vaccine requirement information here.Opens in new window



COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics   

Find vaccine clinic and resources for employees, students, and Orange County community members on the Titans Return: Vaccine webpage.




Contact coronavirus@fullerton.edu for questions or concerns regarding COVID-19. Stay updated on campus re-entry news and resources at Titans Return website.