SF State Campus Information
Parking & Transportation
Visit the Parking & Transportation website for complete parking information.
San Francisco Municipal Railway (MUNI) M-Oceanview trains stop at 19th Avenue and Holloway Avenue. The campus is also served by the MUNI bus lines 17, 26, 28, and 29. For further information call MUNI at 415.673.MUNI (6864).
During fall and spring semesters, SF State provides free shuttle service. For a specific schedule and a list of stops, call the SF State Parking & Transportation Department or visit Shuttle Service at San Francisco State.
Weekend Services on Campus
Limited food service is available in the Student Union on the SF State campus, 10:00am-5:00pm on Saturdays. No campus food services are available on Sundays. Classrooms are cool on weekends because of SF State's energy conservation program. Dress warmly.
Textbooks & Materials
Purchase books for SF State campus courses at The Bookstore 415.338.1931 or sfsubookstore.com.
SF State Extended Learning students have regular library privileges in accordance with library policies and procedures. Please inquire at Extended Learning either in person or by calling 415.405.7700 for instructions on how to obtain your SF State ID card. Consult the library for services available and hours of operation.
Student Health Services
The Student Health Service provides high quality, accessible, cost-effective outpatient primary care, pharmacy, and health promotion services to all eligible students. All services are provided by trained and experienced professional staff. Extended Learning students are charged $60 per visit for all medically indicated visits. These fees are subject to change. Appointments may be scheduled in person at the Student Health Service or by calling 415.338.1251 during operating hours.
The Seven Hills Conference Center is available for meetings of educationally related programs and accommodates any size group up to 300 persons. A full range of audio-visual and teleconferencing support equipment can be provided for most conferences at no additional charge.
The residence halls are located near Lake Merced, Harding Park Golf Course, the San Francisco Zoo, Fort Funston, and Ocean Beach (for hang gliding, hiking, and surfing). Shopping areas such as the Stonestown Shopping Center, are within walking distance.
For more information and reservations, contact:
Housing & Residential Services
Mary Ward Hall
800 Font Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94132
Admission to the University
Students who are not admitted to San Francisco State University, may take SF State courses through Extended Learning. If a student later applies for admission to SF State, academic courses taken at SF State Extended Learning may be used toward a degree. SF State will generally accept 24 semester units toward a baccalaureate degree or six units toward a graduate degree. Registration in College of Extended Learning classes does not constitute admission to the University.
For deadlines and information about applying to SF State, please visit the SF State site. For undergraduate admissions, students may contact Admissions at 415.338.1113. For graduate admissions, contact Graduate Studies at 415.338.2234.
Advising for SF State Extended Learning programs is available from the program director or coordinator for each program. See the Extended Learning staff directory.
Re-Entry Student Workshops
Re-entry orientation workshops for prospective students are held throughout the year. The workshops are designed to answer questions about admissions, financial aid, alternatives to regular admission, credit by evaluation for experiential learning (CEEL), and other university services of special interest to re-entry students. For additional information, call 415.338.2101.
The disability community is a valued and integral component of life at SF State. Students with mobility, hearing, visual, functional (HIV/AIDS, psychological, environmental illness, etc.) and learning disabilities are encouraged to attend SF State. Students with a verified permanent or temporary disability are eligible to receive assistance in securing disability-related accommodations campus-wide from the Disability Programs & Resource Center.
Admitted SF State students who are registered with the Disability Programs & Resource Center may register for classes in person at the One Stop Student Center on Friday, April 12, 2013 before regular registration period. Advance registration does not apply to Open University.
For more information, visit the Disability Programs & Resource Center in Student Services Center, room 110, or call 415.338.2472 (voice) and 415.338.7179 (TDD). Office hours are 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday. The Disability Programs & Resource Center also provides a consultative service for the campus at-large.
Confidentiality of Student Records
In response to requests for a student's academic record from individuals other than the student, SF State can provide the following information in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974: student's name, enrollment status, class level, major, degrees earned, semester (or dates) of enrollment.
Note: Not all of this information is recorded for SF State Extended Learning students. If further information is required, the student must submit a signed written request to SF State Extended Learning.
The California State University (CSU), in compliance with Title 6 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title 9 of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the university discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or lifestyle. The nondiscrimination policy covers admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, university programs and activities, including but not limited to academic admission, financial aid, educational services and student employment. Inquiries regarding the university's equal opportunity policies or implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act may be referred to the Affirmative Action office 415.338.2998, the campus office assigned the administrative responsibility for reviewing the policies, or write:
Regional Director of the Office for Civil Rights
50 United Nations Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94102
Campus Safety: Your Right to Know
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act Compliance
San Francisco State University's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by San Francisco State University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department, 415.338.7200, or by accessing the UPD website.
SF State Main Campus Services Directory
Campus Operator 415.338.1111
Admissions - Undergraduate 415.338.1113
Admissions - Graduate 415.338.2234
Book Store 415.338.2665
Bursar's Office 415.338.1281
Career Center 415.338.1761
Computing Services Lab 415.338.1420
Credentials Office 415.338.3594
Disability Programs & Resource Center 415.338.2472
Early Childhood Development Center 415.338.2403
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) 415.338.1646
Financial Aid 415.338.7000
Housing Office 415.338.1067
J. Paul Leonard Library
- Information 415.338.1841 (recording)
- Information Desk 415.338.1854
- Reference Desk 415.338.1974
Office of International Programs 415.338.1293
- Emergencies (DTC) 911
- Emergencies (1600 Holloway) 911
- Information 415.338.7200
- Lost & Found 415.338.2306
- Parking Violations 415.338.7200
- Jumper Cable Service 415.338.7200
Student Affairs 415.338.2032
Student Center 415.338.1112
Student Health Center 415.338.1251
- Emergencies 415.338.2222
Testing Center 415.338.2271
Veterans Certification Desk 415.338.2336
Women's Center 415.338.2486