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Early Exit Program (EEP)
Cal Poly is implementing an Early Exit Program (EEP) intended to encourage employees to voluntarily separate through a severance package.

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Early Exit Program (EEP)

In an effort to reduce an imminent budget deficit as a result of the pandemic and a reduction in state funding, Cal Poly is implementing an Early Exit Program (EEP) intended to encourage employees to voluntarily separate through a severance package. This is a one-time, non-precedent setting program. If you are interested in participating in the EEP, please read the TERMS AND CONDITIONS. Participation in the EEP will require execution of an Acknowledgement of Participation and Resignation Form and separation agreement, which will include a general release of claims.


Virtual Information Session

Human Resources will host a virtual Zoom information session followed by Q&A from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7. Click here to participate.

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Terms and Conditions

Cal Poly hereby implements the EEP with the following terms and conditions:

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Process Steps

  1. Employee reviews, completes and submits the EEP application via Adobe Sign
    Applications will be accepted beginning at 7:00 am on October 1 through Adobe Sign Only.

  2. Human Resources (HR) reviews the employee’s application to determine eligibility

  3. If eligible, employee will receive an Acknowledgement of Participation and Resignation generated by HR via email utilizing Adobe Sign

    If ineligible, employee will receive an email from HR with reason for non-qualification

  4. Employee has 10 calendar days to review and sign the Acknowledgment Form. The Acknowledgement Form will then be routed to the employee’s appropriate administrator (MPP) for review and signature. Please note, during this step, the employee and appropriate administrator must agree on a separation date.

  5. Once the employee’s appropriate administrator signs, the Acknowledgement Form is routed to HR

  6. Ten days prior to the employees separation, HR will send the employee separation email instructions, including appropriate paperwork for completion (HR/AP 191 and Payroll Form 300

    Separation Checklist:

    • Complete HR/AP 191
    • Complete Payroll Form 300
      • Keys
      • Library Services
      • Equipment/Technology
      • Outstanding Debts (if applicable)
      • Parking
      • Travel
      • Payroll Deductions
      • Benefits
    • Sign Final Separation Agreement

  7. HR sends employee Final Separation and Release Agreement for signature and submission on their last day of employment with Cal Poly. The severance shall be paid within thirty (30) calendar days after the separation date and receipt of the signed Final Separation and Release Agreement.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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