About Our University

Full Name:  California State Polytechnic University Pomona, (Also known as Cal Poly Pomona). 

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Affiliation: One of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system

Motto: Instrumentum Disciplinae (Application of Knowledge)

Philosophy: Learn by Doing

Mascot: Billy Bronco


Staff New Hire Orientation

Welcome to Cal Poly Pomona! 

New Employee Online Orientation

The online orientation will introduce you to Cal Poly Pomona and the many resources we have to offer. We will be guiding you through the various University policies, procedures, employment forms and University services in preparation for your in-person orientation when your forms will be collected and processed. All links to policies, procedures and forms are provided in the same order you will encounter them in the interactive online orientation. We offer two options for online orientation, please select an option below to get started.

Interactive Orientation

The interactive version is recommended for users with high-bandwidth connections and/or access to a computer, laptop or iPad. The Interactive version utilizes interactive modules to effectively convey a large amount of detailed information in an organized manner.

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Non-Interactive Version

The non-interactive version is a fully accessible, light-weight text version of the orientation material and is recommended for low-bandwidth, mobile users and also meets Section 508 accessibility requirements. This version contains all links and instructions referenced in the interactive version.

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Orientation Topic Overview

The interactive online new hire orientation is broken up into five parts that will cover everything from University Policies and Procedures to essential employment forms.  All links that are referenced within the interactive online orientation are listed below.

Part 1: Policies and Procedures, Emergency Management Plan Safety Video

You will be required to submit the Policy Acknowledgement Checklist to certify that you have reviewed and understand the listed University Policies, Procedures and Emergency Management Plan Safety Video. On your first day of hire, please bring the three forms below and the Facilitator(s) will provide more instructions. 

Policies and Training Links (reflect completion on the appropriate form listed above)

Part 2: Employment New Hire Forms

Part 3: Human Resource Services

In Part 3, we introduce you to some key areas in Human Resources and briefly discuss how each office serves the campus community. We also provide you an overview of the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Laws and CSU Policies including disability and reasonable accommodation.

Part 4: Other University Services

Part 5: Employee Resource Center

Employee Resource Center provides you with an overview of the different University services the campus offers and a brief explanation of each.

Recap of Required Documents

You will need to bring the following completed items with you on your first day. Employment forms should be completed exactly as instructed by the interactive online orientation.  

  • Policy Acknowledgment Checklist
  • Emergency Procedures Training Form
  • Initial Safety Training Form
  • Employee Eligibility Verification (I-9) Form
  • Employee Action Request Form
  • Personal Data Form
  • Designation of Warrants Form
  • Oath of Allegiance Form
  • Self-Identification Form
  • Veteran Self-Identification Form
  • MPP and Executive Employees Disclosure of Outside Employment Form (if applicable)
  • You will also need proper identification and your original Social Security Card