Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The specifically designated CSU positions to which the CSU Code applies are those who are considered most likely to make, participate in making, or influence decisions that could significantly affect personal economic interests.


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The Political Reform Act requires state and government officials and employees to publically disclose their personal assets and income. The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) is the state agency responsible for issuing Statement of Economic Interests, Form 700, and for interpreting the law's provisions. A Form 700 is provided to employees by the university's Conflict of Interest Officer or electronically by clicking on Form 700 within the forms section of this website.

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Employees who are required to file a Form 700 or Form 700U each April are in designated Conflict of Interest positions, PI's or procurement card holders. these employees must also take ethics training course every two years. This course is required by law.

The Ethics Training is provided by the SkillSoft system.  An email will be sent to employees who are required to complete the training at the time they are assigned by HR, Sponsorsed Programs or by Administrative Affairs if a Procurement card is issued in their name.  You can complete the Ethics Training in the SkillSoft Program under Conflict of Interest/Ethics Training. 

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Newly appointed employees into a designated position are required to complete a Form 700 within 30 days and complete ethics training within 3 months of assuming the position.

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  1. Click on this hyperlink - SkillSoft Training
  2. Login using your Bronco ID and Bronco Password.
  3. Enter "CSU Conflicts of Interest" in the search engine, which is in the right hand corner, next to the magnifying glass
  4. Click on the magnifying glass
  5. The course will be listed next to the blue LawRoom icon. 
  6. Click on “Launch” to begin.

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