Dean of Students

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

Academic & Student Life Resources

Below is a tentative list of the Open Houses at Welcome Days from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (unless otherwise indicated) on Friday, August 23rd.


Are You Considering a Career in Nursing?

Time: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: BH 226
Description: The School of Nursing faculty and staff will discuss the profession of nursing, pathways into the field and provide a glimpse into the nursing undergraduate program and the admission process for this upper-division program.


Campus Recreation

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Location: GYM 147/Courtyard
Description: Learn how to get involved in fitness and recreation at SF State.


College of Business Information Session

Time: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: BUS 104
Description: Business students are invited to an overview of their college, including study abroad opportunities, scholarships, concentration options, and degree requirements.


College of Health and Human Services

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: HSS 254
Description: Discover the resources available to CHSS students.


Consumer & Family Studies/Dietetics

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: BH 336
Description: This department offers the following programs: BS in Apparel Design & Merchandising, BS in Dietetics, BS in Interior Design, BA in Family & Consumer Sciences, MA in Family & Consumer Sciences, and a graduate certificate in Dietetics.


Counseling and Psychological Services

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: SSB 208
Description: Counselors provide parents with information on student mental health, University resources and advice as your child comes to campus.


Disability Programs and Resource Center (DPRC)

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: SSB 110
Description: Learn more about the resources and direct services for students with disabilities. Attend a brief orientation on some of our most-requested services and accommodations, take part in our adaptive technology demonstrations, and join a tour of our Testing Accommodations site.


Educational Opportunity Program

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: SSB 201
Description: The Educational Opportunity Program improves access and retention of historically under-served students at SF State. EOP students receive outreach, admission, academic and financial support, and receive on-going advising, tutoring and workshops to ensure completion of degree requirements.


EOP/Student Support Services - TRIO

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: SSB 204
Description: Student Support Services (SSS) offers mandatory academic advising, tutoring and workshops for 160 federally low-income EOP participants. Stop by to meet SSS staff.


J. Paul Leonard Library

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: Library 121
Description: Welcome to the J. Paul Leonard Library. Self-guided tour begins in Library Events Room 121 and open computer access available in Library Research Commons 124.


Lavender Lounge

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: Centennial Walkway in front of Student Services Building (SSB)
Description: An outdoor information and gathering space (tent) for LGBTQQI students, faculty, staff and administrators. Learn about on and off campus resources for the LGBTQQI community as well as network with current staff and students.


Philosophy Department

Time: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: HUM 392
Description: Learn about the Philosophy Department, its three majors and faculty. A short interactive presentation will be included.


Physics & Astronomy at SF State

Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: TH 334
Description: Enjoy an exciting planetarium show and tours of the observatory and the physics labs.


Prevention Education Programs

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: SSB 205
Description: CEASE and The SAFE Place welcomes you to SF State. Healthy snacks and beverages will be available, as well as staff who can share more about the wellness resources available.


So You'd Like to be a Teacher?

Time: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: BH 178
Description: Acquiring a teaching credential at the elementary and secondary levels or in special education takes preparation to ensure all requirements are completed by the application date. Interested in a California teaching credential? Learn where to go for information and how to create a timeline for the process.


Student Involvement & Career Center

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: SSB 206
Description: Parents and students, enjoy refreshments as you learn about career resources, campus jobs, student organizations, fraternities and sororities, leadership programs and campus activities to make the most of your experience at SF State.


Student Health Center

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. (Open House) & 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (vaccinations)
Location: Student Health Center
Description: Student Health Services Center offers vaccinations for MMR, Hepatitis B and Meningococcal Meningitis. They will also provide information about its resources including Primary Care, Women's Services, Psychiatric Services, Lab and X-Ray Services and the Family PACT program.


Student Success Program

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: HSS 222
Description: Find out about the many services available to you, including advising and counseling, groups, drop-in support, peer mentorship, community building, and social activities.


Study Aboard

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: Village at Centennial Square, Building C
Description: Meet advisors, learn about programs and decover how you can include study abroad in your SF State education.


Undergraduate Advising Center

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: ADM 212
Description: Through 30-minute sessions offered each half hour during this time period, find out how to make the most of your advising experience at SF State.


Veterans Services Center and Our Veterans Club

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: SSB 206
Description: Learn about the services for veterans and how to obtain them.


Journalism Department Student Orientation

Time: Saturday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: HUM 308
Description: Enjoy refreshments as you learn more about the Journalism Department. Transfer students will have an opportunity to receive academic advising.


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