New admits must login to the SF State Gateway and follow the steps on the New Student Requirement Checklist.
If you have not applied and are interested in attending SF State, please see our Future Students page for more information.
Required Steps For All Fall 2013
Newly Admitted Students at SF State
SF State E-Mail Account
First create your SF State e-mail account. SF State uses this address to send you crucial e-mail reminders.
Accept Admission Offer (AAO): March 1 - May 1, 2013
If you plan to attend SF State in Fall 2013, you must accept your admission offer online March 1 - May 1. Students admitted after November 20 have three weeks after their admission date to accept their offer. Please refer to the AAO Frequently Asked Questions list for more information.
Early Start Summer Program - Fall Admits Only
Students who require English or Mathematics remediation based on EPT/ELM placement scores must participate in the Early Start program at one of the CSU campuses before enrolling in fall classes. Beginning April 8, 2013, check the New Student Requirements on the SF State Gateway to see if you must participate in the Early Start program for Fall 2013. Please refer to the Early Start Program page for more information.
New Student Orientation
Students receive early advising and early course registration at orientation. Sign up for orientation starting March 1, 2013 when you accept your offer of admission.
English (EPT) and Mathematics (ELM) Placement Tests
Check your test score status to see if you need to take the EPT and/or ELM test. SF State strongly urges all non-exempt students to test early. The deadline to sign up is April 22, 2013 for the May 4, 2013 test(s). Students who do not take the final test on or before May 4, will not be able to attend SF State. Please visit the CSU EPT/ELM System to register for the ELM/EPT test online or visit the Testing Center web site.
Proof of Immunization
All students must fulfill immunization requirements before they can register for classes. Please access the Immunization Requirements form and submit it to the Registrar's Office.
Proof of Insurance (International Students)
International students are required to show proof of insurance to Student Health Services or purchase medical insurance from https://www.csuhealthlink.com. Please see Student Health Services for details.
Send Final Transcripts - Deadline: July 15, 2013
Send to: Undergraduate Admissions, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, CA 94132.