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CMS - HR, Finance and Student Administration

What is CMS - HR, Finance and Student Administration?

Common Management Systems (CMS) is our enterprise implementation of PeopleSoft Financials, PeopleSoft Human Resources, and PeopleSoft Student Administration.  CMS consists of:
1)  Common Financial System (CFS) - Cal Poly Financials
2)  Human Capital Management (HCM) - Cal Poly Human Resources, Payroll, and Student applications

The CMS Support Team provides technical support for many Cal Poly administrative users with Finance, HR, Payroll, and Student Administration upgrades, feature requests, support, security, and technical services.  CMS includes many student services such as Admissions, Self Service, Enrollment Registration, Financial Aid, Student Finance, Student Center, PolyPlanner and others accessed via the Cal Poly Portal.  In addition, we work with the CSU Chancellor's office to plan system upgrades and enhancements. 

Who do I contact for CMS Support?

The Service Desk can be reached at 805.756.7000.
Regular Support Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

You can also contact the individual departments listed below for questions specific to their areas:

Get Started

Cal Poly employees who are authorized users of CMS can access it via the Single Click area on the Portal for "Student & HR Administration" or "CSU Portal - Financial Administration" links or other areas from the portal such as the  "Personal Info" tab.   


Contact the Service Desk if you need any assistance with CMS. 

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