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Academic Pay Schedule

As a California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) faculty member, you are either appointed for a semester, an academic year or multiple academic years. How you are appointed, determines your pay schedule. In general, an employee hired for one semester receives six equal pay warrants over a six-month period. An employee hired for an academic year receives twelve equal pay warrants over a twelve-month period. Below are the most common pay schedules:

Academic Year Appointment

Faculty working a full academic year (AY) are paid in 12 equal installments. (Includes Faculty with 3 year AY appointments)

Pay Period
Semester
Installment No.
September Fall 1
October Fall 2
November Fall 3
December Fall 4
January Fall 5
February Spring 6
March Spring 7
April Spring 8
May Spring 9
June Spring 10
July Spring 11 (6th pay warrant for Spring)
August Fall 12 (6th pay warrant for Fall)

Fall Only Appointment

Faculty working fall semester are paid in 6 consecutive installments.

Pay Period
Semester
Installment No.
September Fall 1
October Fall 2
November Fall 3
December Fall 4
January Fall 5
February Spring 6

Spring Only Appointment

Faculty working spring semester are paid in 6 consecutive installments.

Pay Period
Semester
Installment No.
February Spring 1
March Spring 2
April Spring 3
May Spring 4
June Spring 5
July Spring 6

The CSULB payroll calendar indicates pay periods, academic work days, holidays and pay days.