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On-Campus Resources

These University departments offer resources for emergency preparedness planning and post-emergency response.

SF State Police Department

The San Francisco State University Police Department is a full service State Police Agency with jurisdiction over all University property and facilities. The University Police Department is responsible for all law enforcement and emergency response activities on University property and areas immediately surrounding the main campus. The department maintains a police communications center that receives all 911 calls and emergency alarms on campus and communicates directly with outside agencies including the San Francisco Police Department, San Francisco Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services.

Department of Environmental Health and Occupational Safety

The SF State Department of Environmental Health and Occupational Safety (EHOS) is responsible for tracking developments in environmental, health and safety laws and regulations and determining requirements that apply to the University. EHOS and relevant administrative and faculty implementation committees are called upon to develop programs that ensure compliance with these requirements. EHOS also provides direct services, consultation, and compliance assistance in meeting applicable regulations and program requirements.

Student Health Service

The mission of the Student Health Service at SF State is to provide high quality medical care to promote an optimal state of health, to stimulate better health awareness, and to provide education about therapeutic and preventive care for all registered students at the University. As part of an institution of higher learning, the SHS participates in the educational process by increasing students' knowledge and supporting students' positive health behaviors to promote heath and prevent disease. The SHS recognizes and supports the World Health Organization's definition of health as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity."

Medical Emergency

After Hours Care

Counseling and Psychological Services

The professionally licensed counselor/faculty of the Counseling and Psychological Services Center include licensed marriage and family therapists, psychologists and clinical social workers, trained to work with San Francisco State's multicultural student body. Several counselors are bilingual. Students come to the center for a wide range of reasons: personal problems involving relations with parents or peers, emotional or social difficulties, anxiety, depression, sexuality and sexual orientation issues, concerns about academic progress or direction, and more.

Housing and Residential Services

SF State Housing & Residential Services offers campus housing to more than 2,000 students, faculty and staff in a variety of living situations. Thorough emergency preparedness planning and training is undertaken in all SF State housing facilities. For more information, please review the housing guide, below.

SF State Residential Community Living Guide (includes emergency   preparedness information)

Disability Programs and Resource Center

Students, employees and faculty with mobility, hearing, visual, communication, psychological, systemic (HIV/AIDS, environmental illness, etc.), and learning disabilities are encouraged to attend and work at SF State. The Disability Programs and Resource Center (DPRC) is available to promote and provide equal access to the classroom and to campus-related activities. Students, employees and faculty are provided assistance in coordinating a full range of support services to define and achieve personal autonomy at SF State.

Emergency Preparedness for Students, Faculty, and Staff with Disabilities

Access and Construction Alerts

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