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California State University, Fullerton

Common Financial System

The conversion to the Common Financial System (CFS) took place in July 2010. This conversion moved the campus from a campus-managed finance system to a centrally-managed finance system hosted by the Chancellor's Office.

CFS 9.2 Upgrade

In April 2014, the CFS system is being upgraded to the 9.2 version. This involves some changes to the look and feel that the end user will experience.

User Guides

What's New in 9.2

Copying Requisition Line Personalizations (this guide allows requesters to easily hide all fields/tabs that are not used by CSU Fullerton on the requisition line in the CFS 9.2 system.)

Online Training

CFS 9.2 Overview video (Adobe Flash)

In-Person Training

For users who prefer in-person training, an in-person overview of the deltas between the current version of CFS and CFS 9.2 will be available on the following dates:

  • April 16th @ 9am
  • April 23rd @ 9am

NEW! You can now enroll in the IT: ERP CFS 9.2 Overview (CMS305) course via the Employee Training Center! Click here for instructions on how to enroll in courses using the Employee Training Center.

User Guides & Tutorials

User guides and tutorials for the current CFS system can be found at this link.

User guides and tutorials for Data Warehouse/CFS Financial Reports can be found at this link.

Training Classes

Training on the current CFS system is available in-person and online. Users are assigned the necessary training upon submitting a Finance Access Request Form to request access to CFS.

For more on the process for getting access to CFS and PeopleSoft in general, please visit this link.