Freshman Orientation Shortcuts
At New Student Orientation, a lot of information is shared. The links below are shortcuts for freshman students to some of the most commonly used pages to get you started at SF State.
SF State website - school home page
Undergraduate Advising Center - home base for advising for first year and undeclared students
Advising Hub - anything advising is connected here
Bulletin - campus' catalog with rules, policies, requirements, etc.
AP/IB/CLEP - lists how test scores apply to your degree
Freshman Student Class Planner - pdf fillable planning sheet to prepare a freshman student for their first semester at SF State
GE Worksheet - pdf fillable form summarizing GE requirements
General Education requirements list - All areas of GE and their course descriptions
Met in Major - list of GE areas your major may automatically satisfy through completion of major courses
Gateway - access point to your Student Center
Class Schedule - web version class schedule
First Year Writing Advising (FYWA) Module - quick advising module to help you select your first semester English class
B4 Survey - quick advising question to help you select your first semester math class
Math Pathway Course Matching - Quick list of open course options that coincide with your Math Pathway/Category
Health Insurance HOLD clearance - mandatory for F-1 VISA International Students
Webinar Flier - Informational seminars for Financial Aid, Heath Services and more
For any Orientation troubleshooting concerns...
New Student Orientation Help Desk - Join the Zoom desk if you need help during orienation.