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In This Issue - November 15, 2019

The 35th Annual Alumni, Faculty & Staff Night - Friday, November 22, 2019

Join the Bookstore for their annual evening of shopping, food, entertainment, kid’s activities and prizes. For more information and to RSVP please visit Please RSVP by November 15, 2019. Contact the Bookstore with questions at 5-5093 or bookstore


Parking & Transportation Services Announces Employee Rideshare Incentives

Employees who use sustainable modes of travel to campus are eligible to participate in a monthly drawing! Each month, four rideshare members are selected and rewarded with $50 in Beach Bucks.

More information can be found at Employee Rideshare Incentives. Go Green, Go Beach!

Beach Building Services Annual Holiday Cart Parade - Friday, December 6

In conjunction with the Division of Administration and Finance and Staff Council, Beach Building Services is excited to host the Annual Holiday Cart Parade on Friday, December 6 from 10:00-11:00am. If you are interested in registering your cart or reserving one, please contact Nicole Deleon at extension 5-4131 or by Monday, November 25, 2019.

New Interactive Maps Help Students & Visitors Navigate the Campus

Cal State Long Beach is proud to announce a new interactive, searchable Digital Wayfinding map available at The interactive map provides features that are not available on static maps such as Hydration Station locations and a Campus Events filter that shares event information and marks the location directly with driving and walking directions. There are many filters to explore and you are encouraged to use the map for your college and department communications. Read more at this Smart Maps news article.

Annual Employee Commuter Survey - Required 

Each year, all staff and faculty members are required to fill out a brief survey about their commuting behavior within a given week. The survey will ask how you traveled to campus November 4-8, and should take less than 3 minutes to complete.

Conducting travel-related surveys is an annual requirement of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) and the Climate Leadership Commitment.

Those who fill out the survey by this Friday, November 15 will be entered into a drawing for $25.00 each in Beach Bucks.  Take the survey today!

Address Updates for W2 Forms

The State Controller’s Office (SCO) will mail the 2019 W-2 form to your mailing address in late January.  If your mailing address on file is not up to date, please log in to Single Sign-On and click the Employee Center chiclet to update your information.

If you prefer not to make the change online, you can visit the Payroll Department located in Brotman Hall 344 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. All address updates and changes can be made online or in person no later than Friday, December 6, 2019.

The Payroll Department can assist with any questions on the process at extension 5-4164. 

Reminder to Check Current Beneficiary 

Don’t forget to regularly check and update your beneficiary information for your final paycheck, CalPERS, life insurance, 403(b) plan, etc.  You can review the Benefits Services beneficiary page for easy instructions on how to see who your current beneficiary is and how to make any needed updates. Contact Benefits Services at 5-2381 with any questions.  

Planning Your Retirement 

December 11, 2019 9:30 am-12:00pm Barrett Athletic Administration Room 223. It is for employees who are later in their career or reaching retirement age. Please RSVP to extension 5-2381 or

Your CALPERS and You Workshop 

December 11, 2019 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Barrett Athletic Administration Room 223. Attend this workshop if you are a new to mid-career employee with CalPERS membership. Please RSVP to extension 5-2381 or



From Past Issues:

New CSU Policy Library Now Available

The Chancellor's Office is pleased to announce the creation of the CSU central repository for system-wide policies called the CSU Policy Library.

Last year, a committee with members from all seven divisions of the Chancellor's Office was convened to analyze how we manage and publish system-wide policies. Using information collected from campuses and Chancellor's Office employees, as well as data obtained during a similar study done in 2015, this group determined that policies were published in many formats and locations, and were difficult to find.


Over the following months, the committee selected PolicyStat to support a new CSU Policy Library. PolicyStat provides a central repository to search, update, and review current systemwide policies. All aspects of the policy lifecycle will be managed through PolicyStat, increasing efficiency and enhancing quality and compliance management.


The CSU Policy Library provides a simple, comprehensive, and powerful way to quickly find CSU systemwide policies and is available now at 


If you have any questions about the CSU Policy Library, please email or call (562) 951-4600.


Fall Semester Travel Reimbursement Workshops

Last opportunity to attend Travel Reimbursement classes this fall: Thursday, December 12th at 9:30 a.m.  All classes are held at the Barrett Athletic Administration Center (BAAC) Room 222. Seats for each session are limited. The classes will address business travel with the University and provide an overview of campus travel procedures including policy and forms. If you would like to participate, please register for one of the classes on the Financial Management Training webpage.


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