Instructions for Faculty & Staff

  1. Go to the CPAL Form in Adobe Sign
  2. You will be prompted to enter your email address. Enter your CSUCI email address (e.g., and click the "Sign In" button. If prompted, choose "Company/School Account" 
  3. You will be prompted to login via MyCI. Enter your Dolphin Name and Dolphin Password when prompted. You will also likely need to complete your Duo two-factor authentication. 
  4. Review the instructions. You will need to enter the following email addresses:
    1. Employee Requestor: email address for the requesting employee (put your own email address if you are the one making the request)
    2. Appropriate Manager: email address of the requesting employee's manager
  5. Click the "Send" button
  6. If you are the first person to receive the agreement (the employee requestor), you will be prompted by Adobe Sign to fill it out. You will also receive an invitation via email to complete the agreement. 
  7. Fill out all required fields (they are marked with a *), and click the "Click to Sign" button at the bottom of the page. Choose to sign the agreement by typing your name, drawing your name, or one of the other available options. 
  8. You will see a success message page once the agreement has been signed. Once signed, the form will be automatically routed via email to the next person in the list for signature. On the success message page, you can click the "Manage this agreement" link to view the status of its signing by others.


If you have any questions or problems completing the agreement, please contact Human Resources at or call 805-437-8490  

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