Applicant Instructions

  1. After launching the Employee Fee Waiver Application, a DocuSign PowerForm will prompt you for your name and Cal Poly email. Next, you will enter the names and emails of the individuals who will be reviewing the application.
    • Supervisor: This is the person you report to on a daily basis, they may be a lead or manager.
      • Will determine if release time to attend is appropriate based on operational needs (one course per term).
      • Leave this role blank if "Supervisor" and "Director/Dept. Head" are the same individual.
    • Director/Dept Head: Management individual for your specific area.
      • The person that will determine if the course(s) are "Work Related" or for "Career Development".
      • If same as "Supervisor" they will determine if release time to attend is appropriate based on operational needs (one course per term).
    • Division Head/Dean: Typically a Vice-President, Dean, or Associate Dean.
  2. Press the "Begin Signing" button, select “COMPANY LOGIN” and complete Portal login.
    • Complete all required form fields

Reviewer Instructions

Supervisor

  • If applicable, reviews operational needs to determine if release time for one course per term is feasible.

Director/Dept Head

  • Review courses to determine if "Job Related" or "Work Related" based on employee's Job Description and Individual Career Development Plan.
    • Work Related – courses which have a direct relation to the employee’s current position; taken to enhance skills required to perform current job duties or newly assigned tasks.
    • Career Development – courses which enhance skill for the purpose of career growth within the CSU.
  • If applicable, reviews operational needs to determine if release time for one course per term is feasible.

Division Head/Dean

  • Review and approve if applicable.