Human Resources

Human Resources

Human Resources (HR) at California State University San Marcos recruits, retains, and develops a quality staff which supports the teaching and diversity mission of the University and offers effective human resource services and programs.


Training Sessions in February 2016


It's never too early to begin planning for retirement! Learn the stages to planning, calculating your CalPERS retirement, and using your tax-sheltered savings plans.

  • Date/Time: February 16, 2016, 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
  • Location:  Kellogg 3010


NCTI's exclusive Real Colors® Personality Instrument is presented in a fast, fun, interactive format where participants can learn how to quickly identify their own temperamant or "color" and that of others. Using this powerful knowledge, they can develop more effective communication skills and build better relationships, in and out of the workplace.

  • Date/Time: February 16, 2016, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
  • Location: McMahon House Great Room


The Sharp Health Plan's Best Health team is partnering with CSU San Marcos to provide a series of presentations on Nutrition.

Join us in February for a special presentation on Heart Healthy Eating and learn which foods can help lower your risk for heart disease. Plus, you'll be entered to win a Macy's gift card!

  • Date/Time: February 17, 2016, 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Kellogg 5102
  • See flyer for more details
  • Students are welcome to participate in this session and can email kpfeifer to register.

Upcoming Wellness and Nutrition Courses include:

  • Healthy Eating in a Fast Food World - March 17, 2016
  • Nutrition and Stress - April 19, 2016

Participants may sign up via the Employee Training Center (ETC) at, click the "ETC Portal Login" button and log on using your campus ID and password; then click on the "Schedule" link under "My Menu" on the left-hand side of the page, click on the workshop title on the calendar and select the "Register" button located on the upper right-hand corner of the box. Upon successful registration, you will receive an enrollment confirmation email, containing all the details of the workshop as well as a link that will add it to your Outlook calendar.

New Sign-In Hours - Effective 1/4/2016

In order to provide more efficient service to the campus, the Office of Human Resources (OHR) is requesting all New Hire Paperwork/Sign-In documents be completed during the following times:

8:00 am - 1:00 pm (Monday - Thursday)

(Note: other times can be made available by requesting an appointment via email to

If departments will be hiring multiple personnel during the same week (ie. group of student assistants), please contact OHR to set up a group appointment.

Please remember, employees must complete their Sign-In documents on or before their first day of employment.  They cannot begin work until they have signed on to the state payroll system.

(Last updated 2/9/2016)

HR Contact Information:
Phone: (760) 750-4418
Fax: (760) 750-3141
Location: Craven Hall, Suite 1200
Mailing Address: Human Resources
                      California State University San Marcos
                      333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
                      San Marcos, CA 92096-0001

Hours of Operation:

  • Our standard hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
  • We are closed on all campus holidays.
  • We are closed on Saturday and Sunday.

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