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Image: Photos of SF State students, families and guests at Welcome Days

2016 Welcome Days August 20th through August 25th

Welcome to SF State!

Hello Gators,

San Francisco State University is proud to welcome the Class of 2020, transfer students and international students to our campus community. We are excited that you have chosen SF State and look forward to seeing you this fall. As you start planning your arrival to campus in August, please remember to make preparations for Welcome Days. This is a unique multi-day series of events focused on all of our new students and their families and guests. Welcome Days 2016 event will start Saturday, August 20 with students moving into campus housing and conclude on Thursday, August 25 as we welcome back all returning students. The Monday, August 22 schedule of events is highly-encouraged for all new students. Family and guest sessions will also be provided on August 20, 2016 (focused on family and guests of students living on campus) and August 22, 2016 for all incoming students’ family and guests. A printed schedule of events will be provided starting at 8 a.m. on the main lawn on Monday, August 22. In the meantime, please review the information provided on this website. Come join the fun, learn about the University and its many resources, and meet your new campus community.

Go Gators!


2016 Program schedule is now available for download via the Guidebook App!


Instructions for how to access the guide can be found here (linked)


You may also access the full schedule here (linked)




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