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Student Life

Welcome Days provides a sneak peak of the various Student Life events and programs available for students to participate in at SF State. Come have a blast while also meeting your new classmates at these social activities. Stay in the know on what’s happening on campus and Join Us


Thursday, August 20th

Friday, August 21st

Saturday, August 22nd

Sunday, August 23rd

Monday, August 24th & Tuesday, August 2th


Thursday, August 20th

Student Life Resource Fair

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Outside the Dining Center, University Housing

Check out various opportunities to get involved on campus and resources available to you throughout the year.

Movie on the Lawn

8 p.m. – 11 p.m. | West Campus Green

Relax, meet fellow new students and watch a newly released blockbuster film. Family and friends are welcome. Sponsored by your Associated Students, Inc. (ASI).

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Friday, August 21st

Taste of SF State

Noon – 1:30 p.m. | Main Quad/Lawn, Malcolm X Plaza and Cesar Chavez Student Center

Grab a free hot dog, sample SF State cuisine, learn how to get involved in student activities and enjoy music at this food fair and student activities showcase.

Student Life Carnival

5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | West Campus Green

Enjoy an evening of music, food, games, laser tag and much more as we bring the carnival to SF State.

SF State’s Got Talent

9 p.m. – 12 a.m. | McKenna Theater, Creative Arts Building

Various SF State student organizations and students (new and returning) showcase their talents through dance, music, and other performing arts. Come enjoy a night of fun as you the audience decide the winning act.

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Saturday, August 22d

Student Life Dance Party

9 p.m. – 12 a.m. | Annex Student Event Center

Get ready to dance and connect with fellow incoming students. Bring your SF State ID for entry.

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Sunday, August 23rd

Cinema Department Showcase

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Coppola Theater (FA 101) Fine Arts Building

Provocative. Edgy. Hilarious. Witness the best student films the Cinema Collective at SF State has to offer. A discussion with the filmmakers follows the screening. Admission is free.

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Monday, August 24th and Tuesday, August 25th

Welcome to Student Life Information Fair

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Malcolm X Plaza/Quad

Learn about the many departments, student organizations and resources on campus that help shape the Student Life experience. Students will also have the opportunity to suggest new ideas for Student Life at SF State.

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