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Relocation Assistance Program Overview

University Faculty and Staff Housing and Relocation Assistance

Relocation Assistance Program Overview

Welcome to CSULB

You are joining an exciting university that takes pride in being a diverse, student-centered, globally engaged public university committed to providing highly valued undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities. Ranked as the nationís third best public university in educational value by the Princeton Reviewís 2007 edition of Americaís Best Colleges and by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top five comprehensive public universities in the west, CSULB is a proud and ambitious institution seeking to become one of the nationís premier, comprehensive public universities.

The beautiful, park-like campus and surrounding areas have a great deal to offer. There are excellent dining choices both on-and-off campus, historic local neighborhoods, and superior shopping venues nearby. The exciting city of Long Beach is well known for attractions such as the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Queen Mary, the Long Beach Museum of Art, the Terrace Theater, and the Grand Prix, to name a few.

We are pleased to provide you with the following information which should assist you in familiarizing yourself with the various resources available to new and prospective faculty and staff. Good luck with your move. We look forward to seeing you at the BEACH!

Relocation Services for New and Prospective Staff

The university provides relocation assistance to prospective and newly appointed faculty and staff, by providing the following resources:

Faculty/ Staff Housing and Relocation Assistance Resource Center will assist you with:

  • General information on Long Beach and surrounding areas
  • Information for long-term and short-term housing options
  • Understanding the details that can make rental and real estate transactions challenging.

Faculty relocation coordinator, will assist Faculty with:

  • Questions pertaining to the relocation process
  • Understanding your faculty contract

Accounts Payable will assist you with:

  • Questions regarding the claims reimbursement process

Fast Facts About the City of Long Beach

  • Fifth largest city in California, 32nd largest in the United States
  • Average days of sunshine per year: 345
  • Port of Long Beach: The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles are the third busiest complexes in the world.
  • Attractions: Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary, with Catalina Island, Disneyland, and Knotts Berry Farm close by.
  • Historic/Cultural Districts: East Village Art District, Cambodian District Arts: Long Beach Museum of Art, International City Theater, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, Musical Theatre West, Long Beach Playhouse, and Carpenter Performing Arts Center
  • Libraries: Twelve public libraries
  • Parks: Eighty-eight public parks

Office Information

Human Resources Service Group
Brotman Hall, Room 358
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840
Mail Stop: 0124
Phone:work (562) 985-1741


Marita Swanson
Conflict of Interest Officer and
Director, Human Resources Services Group
Phone: (562) 985-1741
Fax: (562) 985-1821

Faculty Relocation Coordinator
(Faculty only)

Kiry Meng
Phone: (562) 985-5971

Accounts Payable Representive

Tammy Connors
Phone: (562) 985-2697