Common Management Systems

What is the Common Management Systems (CMS) project?

The mission of Common Management Systems (CMS) is to provide efficient, effective and high quality service to the students, faculty and staff of the 23-campus California State University System (CSU) and the Office of the Chancellor.

Utilizing a best practices approach, CMS supports human resources, financials and student services administration functions with a common suite of Oracle Enterprise applications in a shared data center, with a supported data warehouse infrastructure.

For more information regarding the state-wide CMS project, please visit the California State University web site.


PeopleSoft Version 9.2 Updates

MySSU has been separated into two databases - MyHR and MySSU. The below table identifies what functions you can perform in each.

If you have problem accessing the site after clicking on the MyHR icon, please try the following:

  • Clear Cache - this link provides instructions based on web browser
  • Make sure you are not using the same browser to access both MySSU and MyHR at the same time
  • To avoid possible login errors, sign out when you finish working in MyHR or MySSU.


Anything related to employees

  • Temporary Faculty Contracts and Reports
  • LCD Reports
  • Absence Reports
  • EE Voucher Guide
  • Employee Data
  • Queries related to all employee information
  • Job Data

Employee Self-Service (Al employees including student employees)

  • Enter Time
  • View Paycheck

Employee Self-Service (excluding Student Employees - Student Employees update in MySSU)

  • Enter Absence
  • View Absence Balances
  • Update Address
  • Update emergency contact
  • Update Ethnic data
  • Update Veteran Status
  • Update Disability Status
  • Careers

Manager Self Service

  • Approve Absences
  • Manager Balance Inquiry
  • Approve Time




Anything related to students

  • Applicant and Admission data
  • Schedule of Classes
  • Financial aid
  • Records and Enrollment
  • Student Financials/Pay Bills
  • Academic Advising
  • Class Rosters
  • Grading