Useful Information

The following list of key links are especially helpful for orienting new faculty and staff to the university.

Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar lists semester schedules, commencement, holidays, and enrollment deadlines, to help you for planning purposes. The main SSU calendar and other calendars may be found in calendars. SSU's other calendars list the many cultural, educational and athletic events taking place on campus.

Americans with Disabilities Act

The University's ADA Coordination Team provides disability-related information, services, and resources for students, faculty, and staff.


The SSU community is strongly committed to supporting, retaining, and attracting students, faculty, and staff who reflect the diversity of our larger society. Learn more about SSU’s Diversity Vision and Diversity Resources.


Environmental Health and Safety provides ergonomic resources to employees by providing ergonomic training, evaluations, recommendations and planning.

Faculty Affairs

The Office of Faculty Affairs provides for many of the human resources needs of the University’s academic personnel.

Employment Services

The Employment Services department provides human resources support for staff, administrators, and student assistants. Compliance policies and procedures for campus employees are also available.

Payroll and Benefits

As a new benefit eligible employee, learn more about the exceptional array of benefits for CSU employees and their dependents. Visit the CSU Employee Benefits Program site for the most up-to-date program information. Eligible employees should contact Employment Services to attend the New Employee Orientation, held in Salazar Hall, second floor, Administration & Finance.

Information Technology

Here you can read short answers to some of the most frequently asked questions asked of Information Technology, or you can browse the handouts and instructions made available by the Help Desk and Information Technology.

Searchable Faculty and Staff Directory

Phone, email and office locations can be searched in the Faculty and Staff Directory. All employees can and should update their own entries.

News and Publications

Read Workplace, the weekly SSU Staff and Faculty e-newsletter that provides you with campus news, information, and professional announcements, and the SSU e-memos that will be emailed to your University e-mail address. CSU Leader, is an e-news publication of the California State University featuring timely and concise briefings on news related to the CSU.

Online Services Login

Once you have an account for our SSU systems, you will be able to enter your Seawolf User ID and password to login to  SSU Online Services. This includes Web mail (accessing your official University e-mail on the web), Student Administration (grades, rosters, etc.), Human Resources (staff access, reporting, etc.), and Self Service.

Police and Parking Services

Visit Police and Parking Services Police and Parking Services to find out more about emergency procedures, campus safety services, the annual report on crime statistics in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act, and the individuals who keep faculty, staff, students, and visitors safe on campus.

SSU Policies

Review the University policies that affect the entire Sonoma State University campus and specific policies that are most relevant to your employment on campus.


The Wellness Program is a voluntary program made available to all SSU employees. The program has been developed to promote and encourage healthier lifestyles for our faculty and staff.