Welcome to Human Resources -  

Hello! On behalf of over 40 experienced and engaged members of the Office of Human Resources, welcome to the California State University, Northridge Human Resource’s web page.

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As a group we are committed to our mission of providing excellent human resource programs and services to support the creation and maintenance of an outstanding teaching and learning environment where all people are valued. We fulfill this mission by creating partnerships with our campus colleagues to develop creative systems to attract, retain, develop and engage a diverse and talented group of staff, administrators and faculty.

As a University, we employ more than 4,000 faculty and staff, enroll over 40,000 students, and rank 10th in the nation in bachelor degrees awarded to underrepresented students.  While you read these pages you will see that this is a great place to work because of our genuine commitment to people as we incorporate a “culture of caring” into all that we do and in how we do it.

In our written material and in the people you interact with, you will see that we emphasize: personal competence, professionalism, personal engagement, creativity, personal accountability and the value of diversity in the workforce. If you have trouble finding the information you are looking for within these pages, please contact us, or stop by Valera Hall, Room 165.

We invite you to learn, engage, and connect with your colleagues by taking advantage of the many training and development opportunities available through the Professional & Personal Development Program

Spring 2024 Fee Waiver Priority Processing Period Through November 3

The CSU Employee Fee Waiver and Reduction Program provides for the waiver or reduction of tuition and certain fees for eligible employees. In addition, an eligible CSU employee may transfer their fee waiver benefit to a spouse, domestic partner, or eligible dependent child. CSUN employees who want to complete a bachelor’s or graduate degree, enhance job skills, or even prepare for a future career, are encouraged to participate in the program. The Priority Processing Period is going on now through November 3rd.  For more information, visit our Fee Waiver page.

Join us October 17th for a workshop on how to use the Benefit.  Learn more here.

Employee Assistance Program - LifeMatters

In light of recent events, CSUN Faculty, staff and their family/household members are reminded that they have access to our Employee Assistance Program - LifeMatter. Employees can call LIfeMatters at 1-800-367-7474 or visit The following resources may provide assistance in dealing with current events.

Benefits Open Enrollment Has Ended

The 2023 Open Enrollment period for Benefits Eligible Employees has ended. As a reminder, you can view your current Benefits Summary and Dependent Coverage in the CSUN Portal. If you submitted changes as part of the annual Open Enrollment period, you can view those changes in the portal by changing the date field on those pages to "01/01/2024". Changes made during Open Enrollment (which closed October 13, 2023) will be effective January 1, 2024.

Calm - for CSUN Employees

Human Resources is pleased to provide access to the Calm app as your newest wellness resource!  Whether you have 30 seconds or 30 minutes, Calm’s diverse content library offers resources to suit your schedule and needs. Explore guided meditations and specialized music playlists to help with stress and focus, mindful movement video and audio, relaxing Sleep Stories, tailored content for children, wisdom-filled masterclasses led by experts, and much more.

Employees with Kaiser Permanente as their health plan provider already have access to Calm and may sign-up directly through Kaiser.

All other state-side employees, including student employees, should visit our Calm webpage and simply follow the instructions to gain full access to Calm - the #1 app for mental fitness.

Employee Assistance Program - Life Matters Resources

In light of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic and unrest in the world, CSUN faculty, staff and their family/household members are reminded that they have access to your Employee Assistance Program - LifeMatters.  Employees can call LifeMatters at 1-800-367-7474 or visit, 24 hours/7 days a week for information and helpful resources. If you need the LifeMatters password, please log into the CSUN Portal here.

Remember, if you feel that you are struggling--at any time--with what you are hearing, seeing, or reading, help is available. Reach out to a loved one or friend for support and connect with your assistance provider to discuss your options and locate a professional who can provide the guidance and reinforcement needed to help you address your concerns.