California State University, Northridge, Human Resources

Required Training for Faculty, Staff, & Student Employees
Returning to Campus Guide

Dear Colleague:

CSUN remains committed to the safety and well-being of our campus community; this critically includes our faculty, staff and student employees who provide the education, and make the transformative experiences of our students possible.

As we continue to manage through the COVID-19 pandemic, those who are returning to campus, and those who are already on site, will notice a number of measures that have been put in place to minimize the spread of infection and keep our workplaces safer for you and your colleagues. A safe work environment is only possible when everyone participates; therefore, some of these actions will require your active engagement. Because of the “connectedness” nature of our work and the volatility of the pandemic, we must share the responsibility of protecting ourselves and each other.

Prior to returning to campus to work, CSUN faculty, staff, and student employees will be required to complete an online course called “Returning to Campus Guide for Employees.” This requirement applies to all employees except Administrators and Department Chairs who already completed the Zoom training called “Returning to Campus Guide for Administrators.”

The 23-minute online course provides information on CSUN’s COVID-19 guidelines and shared responsibilities, as well as strategies for limiting the spread of the disease. Everyone who is required to complete the course online will receive an email invitation with a link to CSU Learn, the Campus Learning Management System. Human Resources will assist department heads who are responsible for tracking the training completion for their workgroups.

Please note:

Employees who are already working on campus should complete the training by Friday, July 31.

For employees returning to campus for work during Fall 2020, the course must be completed before you return to campus. Faculty may complete the training on the first day of the academic year.

All remaining employees must complete the training before returning to campus or by December 31, whichever occurs first.

If you have questions about accessing or completing the training, please contact Human Resources at Thank you in advance for your cooperation.



Kristina de la Vega, SPHR, SHRM-SCP | Associate Vice President, Office of Human Resources
California State University, Northridge | Mail Drop 8229 |