Employee Wellbeing

CSUN Presidential Award


The Presidential Award is presented to a staff member who demonstrates consistently outstanding performance and who serves as a role model for other people by living the values of the University. The successful nominee represents top performers at the University.


Nominations must provide specific examples of how the nominee has achieved the following:

  1. Sustained outstanding performance over a significant period of time; a top University performer.

  2. Serves as a role model for other people by living the values of the University.

  3. Contributes to the improvement of existing processes or the development of new ones, which results in significant, demonstrable progress towards achievement of University mission and planning priorities.

  4. Exemplifies engagement with and dedication to the University by significant and successful involvement in campus initiatives and community activities guided by and aligned with the mission, and planning priorities of the University.


Recipients will be a regular full- or part-time staff member of the University with a minimum of three years of service.


Presidential Award recipients will receive a $500 cash award and a commemorative award. They will be honored at the annual Staff Service and Recognition of Excellence event.


View the Staff Service Awards & Recognition of Excellence Awards Home Page to access the current Nomination Form and view deadline information.