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New Faculty Start-Up Guide

Welcome to CSULB! We are excited you are joining our faculty team. This wiki is designed to help you get started and serve as a resource for your faculty, teaching and campus support needs! See below for your Semester Start-Up Guide!

Semester Start-up Guide

This quick start guide will link you directly to the basics you need to start teaching here at The Beach.

Policies and Procedures

Academic Freedom Policy Statement

Academic Senate Policy Statements

Academic Senate Policy Statements by Topic

CSULB Syllabus Policy

Faculty Evaluation Policies

Your BeachID Activation and ID Card 

  • Your BeachID

    • This is your portal to all CSULB systems (MyCSULB, BeachBoard, etc.)

    • Please visit the Beach ID website and click on the “Activate Account” link.

    • Your BeachID account can be activated 48 hours after the course and instructor data are entered into the campus Student Administration system OR 24 hours after employment data are entered into the campus Human Resources system

  • CSULB Faculty ID Card Services

    • Located inside the university bookstore, 562.985.7388

Academic Affairs Calendars

Keep track of upcoming deadlines and events in the Division of Academic Affairs.

Campus Resource Centers and Services

  • CSULB Library

    • The CSULB Library offers a 24/7 Live Chat service in addition to on-ground/online research resources.

  • CSULB Technology Help Desk

  • CSULB Academic Technology Services

    • BeachBoard Support and Instructional Design, AS-120, 562.985.4959

    • Classroom Support and Equipment Checkout, AS-120 and Horn Center, 562.985.4962

    • Setting up BeachBoard

      • BeachBoard is the University's e-learning environment. Instructors who choose to use BeachBoard often use it to post their course syllabi, lecture materials, assignments, discussions, and even grades. It can also be used in Hybrid Courses, a combination of a traditional class and online class, BeachBoard can provide online quizzes, a virtual chat room, and discussion boards.

  • Campus Supports List of quick links to a variety of campus services

Where to Eat on Campus

For more detailed information about your office space, office hours, keys, etc. please contact your Department Chair.