Information for New Faculty and Graduate Teaching Assistants

Personnel Policies and Faculty Affairs

Office of Faculty Affairs

  • Responsible for personnel and labor relations services for faculty, librarians, counselors, and coaches, as well as Teaching Associates, Graduate Assistants, and Instructional Student Assistant employees.

Retention, Tenure, and Promotion and Temporary Faculty Evaluation

Payroll, Benefits, and Human Resources Information Systems

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program

  • A confidential counseling program that provides assessment, assistance and referral to additional services.

Faculty Union

Graduate Teaching Assistants Information and Resources

Campus Policies and Info

Academic Integrity

  • The mission of the university depends upon students participating in an environment of honesty, and it is incumbent upon every instructor to promote academic integrity. However, an instructor will inevitably encounter cases of cheating. It is the responsibility of the instructor to report incidents of suspected academic dishonesty.
  • Resources
  • Reporting violations


  • "CSU, Chico will continue its ongoing commitment to provide access to information resources and technologies to individuals with disabilities." See the Accessibility checklist for instructors.
  • Disability Support Services
    • "Disability Support Services is designed to support the academic success of qualified students with disabilities and to provide leadership to the university community to ensure equal access to university programs and resources."


  • "The Office of Diversity is committed to cultivating a culturally inclusive environment where diversity of thought and expression are valued, respected, appreciated and celebrated."

Our Sustainable Future -- The forum for information about Chico State's contributions to sustainable development and this new vision of education.

Teaching Enrichment

Preparing for the First Day of Class

  • Case studies and reference materials for making your first class session really first class.

After the First Day: Maintaining the Momentum

  • Examples of constructivist teaching methods using diverse techniques.

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) - Eight case stories highlight how faculty are reaching more students through diversity in teaching approaches.

Rubric for Online Instruction

  • What does a high quality online course look like?

First Year Experience (FYE) --programs and resources for supporting novice learners

Technology and Learning Program (TLP)Course Development

Technology Support

User Services

  • User Services provides support for faculty and staff computers, network, telephone, and a variety of other services.

Smart Classrooms -- Training and support

Password Station

  • A web page that allows CSU, Chico faculty and staff to manage most of their campus accounts from one central location.


Advisor Resources

Workshops, Skill Development, and Guidance


Library Research Station

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (RESP)

  • Your source of support and assistance in securing and managing externally funded projects.

RESP Grant Resource Center

  • A grant search database available to faculty and staff for exploring funding opportunities.

Campus Community

Campus Map

CSU Chico History

University Police

  • "Our Officers and Dispatchers are on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist with your campus safety needs"

Parking and Permit Info

Academic Calendar

Campus Announcements -- Campus notices, deadlines, upcoming events

Wildcat Recreation Center (WREC)

Child Development Lab (CDL) -- Child Early Education and Care Program

Dining Services

  • Campus dining locations and hours.

Chico State Information Center

  • General campus information