There are many different resources for advising here at SF State depending on your major or special programs. If you are undeclared your primary advisors are in the Undergraduate Advising Center. If you are in a major/pre-major/applying to an impacted program, you can meet advisors in your college resource center — all majors belong to a college (all majors are listed below under each college). Faculty are your advisors for you major requirements with the exception of College of Business Students (see the CoB Student Services Center below).
- Undergraduate Advising Center (UAC)
- College of Business Student Services Center
- College of Ethnic Studies Student Engagement Center
- College of Health & Social Sciences Student Resource Center (SRC)
- College of Liberal & Creative Arts Advising Resouce Center (ARC)
- College of Science & Engineering Student Success Center
- Developmental Studies Office
- Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
- Gator Academic Resource Center
- Metro College Success Program
- Faculty (Major Advising)
Services provided for: current and former undergraduate students.
Walk-in appointments for: general education, non-major graduation requirements, graduation check, University policy and procedures.
Times can be scheduled in-person or on the phone for any of the following services: general education, non-major graduation requirements, graduation check, university policy and procedures, choosing a major/major exploration, academic probation, remediation, B.A. Special Major and Readmission.
Services include: General education, non-major graduation requirements, graduation check, academic probation, study abroad and academic scholarship and honors.
Services provided for: undergraduate students in College of Business majors and minors
Phone: (415) 405–3531
Location: BUS 112
Drop-in hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Services include: General education, non-major graduation requirements, graduation check, academic probation, study abroad, academic scholarship and honors
Services provided for: undergraduate students in the College of Ethnic Studies majors and minors
Services offered: Academic planning (GE, DARs, DPR, major), freshman transitioning support, impacted major consultation, academic probation advising, general life/support counseling, petition consultation, career prep and planning, major career exploration, graduation check (GE and graduation requirements), resume and cover letter help
Services provided for: undergraduate students with College of Health and Social Sciences majors and minors
Services offered: Academic planning, general education advising, academic probation advising, petition consultation, career prep and planning, major career exploration, graduation check (GE and graduation requirements), study abroad, connecting with communities and discovering campus resources.
Services provided for: Undergraduate students pursuing a major, minor or certificate in the College of Liberal and Creative Arts
Services offered: academic planning, general education advising, graduation check (GE and graduation requirements), study abroad, connecting with communities, discovering campus resources
Services provided for: undergraduate students with College of Science and Engineering majors and minors
Services offered and provided: support for students in or a part of the Early Assessment Program (college readiness), Early Start Program (summer transition program for English and math preparation) and Developmental Support (first-year English and math support for students in select courses).
Services offered: Advising, mentoring, tutoring, workshops, scholarships
Services provided for: EOP students only — California residents and eligible AB 540 students who meet the income eligibility index and are a first generation college student can apply for EOP.
Services offered: Quiet study area, updated computer lab reserved specifically for student athletes, mandatory one-on-one general education advising, personal and/or career counseling, tutorial services (collaboration with campus tutorial), priority registration for current active athletes
Services provided for: SF State athletes
Phone: (415) 338–3320
Location: GYM 2nd Floor
Services offered: Small learning communities, dedicated instructors, one-on-one support from a dedicated academic advisor, tutoring
Services provided for: Any incoming first year student (students can apply to Metro for either the fall or spring semesters of their freshman year)
- Child and Adolescent Development (CAD)
- Ethnic Studies
- Liberal and Creative Arts
Services offered: Major advising, probation, signatures for petitions & graduation applications
Services provided for: Advising for srospective students and students declared in major or pre-major
Major departments will list on their website their faculty advisors and thier office hours for advising. Some departments will assign you to an advisor by concentration of the major or by your last name.