Resolution and Filing of Complaints of Discrimination and Harassment 

There are different complaint procedures depending on the classification of the complainant:

Employees

There are established CSU procedures for employees to file allegations of discrimination, harassment or retaliation and for the University to respond to such allegations. The procedure available to each employee unit is listed below.

Employee Group/Unit Applicable Complaint Procedure

The Systemwide Discrimination Complaint Procedures chart is summarized below and located on the CSU website.

Employee Group/Unit Applicable Complaint Procedure
UAPD Unit 1 Physicians Executive Order 419* as amended by Articles 26.21 - 26.25
CSUEU Units 2, 5, 7 & 9

Executive Order 1096

CFA Unit 3 Faculty & ARC's Article 10
APC Unit 4 Academic Professionals Executive Order 1096
SETC Unit 6 Skilled Crafts Executive Order 1096
SUPA Unit 8 Public Safety Executive Order 1096
MPP's & Confidential Executive Order 1096
UAW Unit 11 Academic Student Employees Executive Order 1096
Student Assistants Executive Order 1096


 * Note: EO 419 superseded by EO 1089 still applies to Unit 1, with a provision for advisory fact finding at Level III.

Employees are strongly encouraged to contact the following university officials to seek advice and assistance pertaining to the University's policies and complaint resolution procedures for  employment discrimination and harassment:

Employee Group Department Contact Information
Staff, MPP, Student Employees Human Resources and Equal Opportunity - HR Manager

(760) 750-4416, Craven Hall 1200

Faculty Employees Assistant Vice President, Faculty Affairs (760) 750-8362, Craven Hall 5210
Academic Student Employees (Unit 11) Assistant Vice President, Faculty Affairs (760) 750-8362, Craven Hall 5210

Complainants may use the Complaint Form for Discrimination/Harassment/Retaliation Complaints to file a written complaint.

In addition to the CSU procedures listed above, employees have the option of filing a complaint with the following government agencies:

Applicants for Employment and Independent Contractors

Applicants for employment and independent contractors may file complaints with the departments listed below:

External Group Department Contact Information
Applicants for Employment - Non-Faculty positions Human Resources and Equal Opportunity - HR Manager (760) 750-4416, Craven Hall 1200
Applicants for Employment - Faculty positions Assistant Vice President, Faculty Affairs (760) 750-8362, Craven Hall 5210
Independent Contractors Human Resources and Equal Opportunity - HR Manager (760) 750-4416, Craven Hall 1200
Academic Student Employees (Unit 11) Assistant Vice President, Faculty Affairs (760) 750-8362, Craven Hall 5210

The procedures for Employees and Third Parties to file allegations of discrimination, harassment or retaliation and for the University to respond to such allegations are outlined in CSU Executive Order 1096.  

Complainants may use the Complaint Form for Discrimination/Harassment/Retaliation Complaints to file a written complaint