CategoryQuestionAnswer
BenefitsI have questions about Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits, FUSD Life Insurance, and/or Workers Comp issues.Contact the Benefits Department at 457-3520.
EmployeeHow can I find out what my hire date is?Contact the Human Resources Call Center at 457-3500.
EmployeeHow do I apply for a lateral position?Download Classified Lateral Transfer Request form
Classified Laterals
To apply for a lateral position, a Classified Employees’ Transfer Request form must be filled out and submitted to Human Resources. Classified Employees’ Transfer Request forms can be located in the Human Resources office or on the Human Resources Website. Transfer requests are kept on file for up to one year.

Certificated Laterals
To apply for a lateral position, you must contact the administrator whose name appears on the contact list for the position you are interested in to set up an appointment.
EmployeeHow do I change my address?For Address Changes, please make the change online through Employee Self Service by visiting go/lawson within the Fresno Unified network. You cannot get to Lawson outside of the network.

If you have any questions, please contact the Employee Service Center at (559)457-3480.
EmployeeHow do I renew my credential?Please log on to: www.ctc.ca.gov and then click on the link in the middle of the page titled “Renew/Apply Online.” Once renewed, send a copy of your credential to the Human Resources Department to be placed in your personnel file. Contact the Human Resources Call Center at (559) 457-3500 for more information.
EmployeeHow do I stop my current direct deposit?Modify your Direct Deposit information through Employee Self Service by visiting go/lawson within the Fresno Unified network. You cannot get to Lawson outside of the network.

If you have any questions please contact the Employee Service Center at (559) 457-3480.
EmployeeHow many sick/vacation hours do I have?You can review your sick and vacation balances on Employee Self Service by visiting go/lawson within the Fresno Unified network. You may access Lawson at http://go.fresnounified.org/fusdpayroll outside the FUSD network.
EmployeeHow many units do I have on file?Contact the Human Resources Call Center at (559) 457-3500 for assistance.
EmployeeI am an employee of Fresno Unified School District.May I apply for unemployment?Yes. As an employee of Fresno Unified School District you are allowed to submit an unemployment claim to the Employment Development Department (EDD). However, it is at the discretion of the EDD whether you will be awarded any unemployment benefits.
EmployeeI have a complaint about an employee/school, etc.To file a complaint, please contact the Constituent Services Department at 457-3736. You can also download a Complaint Form from the Constituent Services website.
EmployeeI have a question about my interview date/time/location or I interviewed for a position and I want to know if someone has been chosen?Contact the Human Resources Call Center at (559) 457-3500 for assistance.
EmployeeI need a substitute, my access id and pin for the sub system, or any other item related to substituting with Fresno Unified School District.Contact the Human Resources Call Center at (559) 457-3500 for assistance.
EmployeeI’ve completed my coaching contract with FUSD but have not received my pay check yet?Contact the Supplemental Contracts desk for information regarding Extra Pay/Supplemental contracts.
EmployeeIf I am a new hire, how many days do I have to turn in my transcripts for salary placement?All new hires to FUSD have thirty (30) days to submit transcripts to Human Resources for salary placement.
EmployeeWhat is the deadline to submit transcripts to Human Resources for salary advancement?The deadline for classified employees to submit transcripts is June 30th. The deadline for certificated employees to submit transcripts is August 31st. Any transcripts received after the deadline date will not affect your salary placement until the following year.
EmployeeWhat is the phone number to my union?CSEA (Classified) - (559) 226-4200FTA (Certificated) - (559) 224-8430SEIU/FASTA - (559) 447-2560Building/Trades - (559) 457-0894
EmployeeWho do I contact about employment verification?All Verification of Employment is completed by The Work Number. Please refer to the Employment Verification section of the Human Resources website for full instructions.
EmployeeWho do I give my doctor’s note to?Submit your doctor’s note to the HR Leaves Desk at hrleavesdesk@fresnounified.org. The school site/department does not need to receive a copy of the note. However, it is the employee’s responsibility to inform their school site/department of their absence. Notes can also be submitted to Human Resources by mail, fax, or intra-district mail.
EmployeeWho do I submit transcripts for salary advancement?If you are a classified employee, submit your transcripts to the Classified Analyst in Human Resources. If you are a certificated employee, submit your transcripts to the Certificated Analyst in Human Resources.
GeneralHow do I apply for summer school?An application will need to be submitted online to apply for summer school all district and non-district personnel. Any additional questions or concerns pertaining to FUSD’s summer school program should be directed to the Summer School office at (559) 248-7560.
GeneralHow do I find information on the different types of leaves available to FUSD employees?HR Manual Section HR4109 Leaves link

Information on the types of leaves offered by Fresno Unified School District can be found on the Human Resources website. Leaves can only be taken by permanent employees of FUSD. Substitute employees will need to either make themselves “unavailable” or resign with the district if they plan on not working for an extended period of time.
GeneralHow much do fingerprints cost and what forms of payment are accepted?The fingerprinting fees are as follows:

$50.00 – FUSD Volunteers
$68.00 – FUSD Employees/Coaches/Charter Employees/Volunteers/Vendors

Payment for fingerprinting can be made either by cashier’s check or money order. No other forms of payment will be accepted.
GeneralI am having problems with Lawson.Contact the Human Resources Call Center at (559) 457-3500 for assistance.
GeneralI am having problems with my internet connection/outlook mail/computer in general.Contact the Technology Services Help Desk at (559) 457-2600 for assistance.
GeneralI forgot my username and/or password for the online application.Contact Human Resources at (559) 457-3500 for assistance.
GeneralI want to resign/retire with FUSD, what do I do?Resignation
  • To resign with Fresno Unified School District a Notification of Resignation/Exit Interview form must be submitted to Human Resources and to your Supervisor.
  • The form can be located in the Human Resources office or downloaded from the Human Resources website. Download the resignation form.
  • Gather all FUSD assets, such as; keys, cell phones, computer, files, etc… and turn them in to your Supervisor.
Retirement
  • To retire with Fresno Unified School District a Notification of Resignation/Exit Interview form must be submitted to Human Resources and to your Supervisor.
  • The form can be located in the Human Resources office or downloaded from the Human Resources website. Download the resignation form.
  • Gather all FUSD assets, such as; keys, cell phones, computer, files, etc… and turn them in to your Supervisor.
  • Contact FUSD Benefits Department at 457-3522
  • Contact the appropriate retirement company to inform them of your retirement:
CalPERS (classified employees) - (877) 720-7370 CalSTRS (certificated employees) - (800) 228-5453
GeneralWhat are the business hours for the Human Resources Department?Human Resources is open from 8:00 am to 4:45 pm, Monday through Friday.
GeneralWhat is the address/phone number/fax number for the FUSD Human Resources?The Fresno Unified School District Human Resources address is:
2309 Tulare Street
Fresno, CA 93721
Phone: (559) 457-3500
Fax: (559) 457-3601 or (559) 457-3528
GeneralWhat is the phone number to my retirement company?Go to http://go.fresnou.org/fiscal Click on Retirement Information
GeneralWhere can I find job descriptions online?View Job Descriptions

Job descriptions for all classified, certificated, and management positions can be located on the Human Resources website.
GeneralWhere do I find salary schedules online?Salary Schedules can be located on Human Resources website. View Salary Schedules.
GeneralWhere is the FUSD Ed Center located?The Fresno Unified School District is located at the North-East corner of Tulare and “M” Street in Downtown Fresno.
JobI am interested in applying for a position with FUSD, how do I proceed?Go to FUSD Job Application Website

An online application must be completed. The application can be found on the Human Resources website. If you have submitted an application in the past, please use the user name and password established when your online account was first created. If you have never submitted an application online, please click on the Create New Account button to create a user account and begin the application process.
MiscI need a copy of my high school diploma/transcripts?For any information or documentation regarding your time as a student with Fresno Unified School District, please contact the Student Records office at (559) 457-3362 or Prevention and Intervention (formerly Student Services) at (559) 457-3340.
MiscWhere can I view the Collective Bargaining Agreement’s online?The Collective Bargaining Agreements can be viewed on the Human Resources website.
MiscWhere do I go to take the ISSA assessment TABE test (formerly No Child Left Behind (NCLB) test?The TABE test is administered by Fresno Adult School. For questions, concerns, test dates/times, and/or general inquiries regarding the NCLB test contact Fresno Adult School at (559) 457-0138.
PayrollI need a copy of my W-2/ I moved and did not get my W-2?You may access your Employee Self Service account in Lawson (if outside the FUSD network: http://go.fresnounified.org/fusdpayroll) to obtain a copy of your W-2. You will have to change your address with the Employee Service Center.

Related link: Payroll FAQs
PayrollI want to buyback service credit from CalPERS/CalSTRS, who do I contact?Contact the Payroll Department at 457-3533 for CalSTRS or 457-3514 for CalPERS.

Related link: Payroll FAQs

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