Welcome New Cal Poly Staff and Faculty!
We want to ensure your success as a new employee and invite you to review some of our frequently asked questions, and a variety of employment resources and university resources.
New Employee Frequently Asked Questions
We realize as you explore and learn about the culture and resources of our campus, you may find yourself having questions that span the knowledge of various departments. Below you’ll find answers to questions we get asked most from our new employees.
Top New Employee Resources
Employee and Organization Development is here to provide support in the transition to your new position, as well as throughout your professional development here at Cal Poly. We encourage you to explore the full New Employee Website. In it, you can find practical resources and information to help orient you to campus. We’ve highlighted some resources below that we think you’ll find particularly helpful:
To create an individual development plan, and access on-demand courses, books, checklists, and videos to help you get to know our organization and ensure you will be successful in your new position, please visit our Onboarding Toolkit for Employees.
- Vision 2022 & Strategic Plan
To connect with the Cal Poly community through Faculty-Staff Associations, the Staff Learning Community, and community Clubs & Organizations, please visit our New Employee Webpage.
Sweeteners & Discounts
Employment at Cal Poly comes with several advantages including discounted and free resources, access to campus events, and various opportunities to get involved in growing and learning. To explore employment sweeteners, please visit the Sweeteners Webpage.
To view important payroll dates, please see the Online Payroll Calendar.
For information on Cal Poly’s response to COVID-19, please visit our Coronavirus Information Page.
President’s Office Organization Chart
To view the campus leaders and overall structure of our organization, please visit the President’s Office Organization Chart.
Emergency Reference Guide
For information on emergency action plans and contact information provided by the Department of Emergency Management, please visit the Emergency Reference Guide.
Office of Equal Opportunity
Health and Wellbeing
- Public Health Policies
- FMLA-Family Medical Leave Act PDF
- New Hire Notice-Injuries Caused by Work PDF
- Also available in Spanish: Notificación sobre nueva contratación – Lesiones ocasionadas en el trabajo PDF
- Notice of Personal Chiropractor or Personal Acupuncturist PDF
- Also available in Spanish: Noticia de Quiropráctico Personal o Acupuntor Personal PDF
- Predesignation of Personal Physician PDF
- Also available in Spanish: Designación Previa de Médico Particular PDF
- Wellbeing and Work-Life Integration
- Campus Safety Reports
- Affordable Care Act
- Lactation Support Program