Welcome to San Diego State University, and thank you for your interest in our campus community. Our teams are here to assist you in finding the information you need. Rely on the resources below, and consider taking a campus tour.
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Seeing an Advisor
SDSU offers multiple academic support systems to include advising about general education, major, minor, and other degree requirements, in addition to support and promote student success. This guide will help students find the advising support they need.
Monday-Thursday 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m.
Schedule Virtual Academic Advising Appointment with the Office of Evaluations
Virtual advising sessions in the Office of Evaluations are available to assist SDSU's undergraduate students with academic questions regarding their academic record as it relates to graduation, transfer credit from another institution, and understanding SDSU's academic policies.
Virtual Front Desk
Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Meet with a Representative Virtually
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
SDSU At a Glance
Explore current facts and figures by visiting SDSU At a Glance.
For any emergency, dial 9-1-1
Police Non-Emergency: (619) 594-1991
General Information: (619) 594-3193
Dispatch Fax: (619) 594-8611
If you require technical assistance, please fill out the support form.
(619) 594-6348 (GOFIT)
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
(619) 594-4357 (4HELP)
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 9:40 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Additional Contact Information
Contact the college directly for more information on programs, requirements, courses and student resources.
SDSU offers a range of services designed to support students and employees when they are experiencing a difficult situation, or during a campus emergency.
Student Success Help Desk
The Student Success Help Desk serves as a “first stop” for students and others who are unsure of where to go for help, or who may need referrals to campus offices. Email [email protected] with questions or to seek assistance.
Emergency Financial, Food Assistance
Students having difficulty meeting their basic needs or experiencing an economic crisis should contact the Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) by submitting a Request for Assistance on the ECRT website. ECRT Coordinators can support students through their crisis, connecting them with on- and off-campus resources.
Associated Students, which may be reached at 619-594-6555, operates a Food Pantry and sponsors other food insecurity initiatives for SDSU students. More information is available on the Associated Students Food Insecurity website.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Counseling & Psychological Services offers a range of therapeutic services to support students. Call 619-594-5220 to schedule a consultation with a therapist and visit the Counseling & Psychological Services website for additional information and interactive activities to enhance coping and improve well-being. The office is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Outside these hours, students can speak with a counselor on a dedicated access line by calling 619-594-5220.
Well-being & Health Promotion
Students can reach out to Well-being & Health Promotion (W&HP) to access health education, presentations and trainings on a variety of health topics and issues, and credible health and wellness resources in the local community and online. W&HP also provides access to enrollment support to assist students in obtaining health insurance and CalFresh and support navigating complex health care systems. Students can also participate in a variety of peer health education programs supported through the department. To learn more and request resources, students can visit Well-being & Health Promotion online, reach out by calling 619-594-4133, emailing [email protected], visiting the Calpulli Center, Suite 3201, or follow the department on social media @sdsuwellbeinghealthpromotion.
Accommodations are available for students with documented disabilities through the Student Ability Success Center. Students can apply for accommodations and services by submitting an application and eligible documentation. SASC is located in the Calpulli Center and is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. General inquiries may be sent to [email protected] or can be taken by phone (619) 594-6473.
SDSU Dean of Students Randy Timm is available to address individual student concerns. His office may be contacted by calling 619-594-5211 or emailing [email protected].
The Campus Assistance, Response, Engagement and Support (CARES) team strives to provide preventive, proactive, and early intervention services to identified students through the building of a responsive campus community, the assessment of student needs, active coordination of resources, and formalized follow-up care. Chris Turntine, director of the CARES program and part of the Dean of Students’ team, can be reached by emailing [email protected]
International students who are attending SDSU on a student visa and have questions or concerns are encouraged to contact the International Student Center using any of their online services, or by calling 619-594-1982. There, students can receive additional support and guidance.
The Office of the Student Ombudsman provides information, advice, referrals and intervention to students at SDSU, helping to resolve concerns or issues that may arise within the university.
Faculty and Staff Support
The Office of Employee Relations and Compliance advises and guides the campus community on policy and practice related to employee relations and compliance issues and ensures that an equal and diverse campus community is available to all qualified individuals on a nondiscriminatory and non-harassment basis.
Staff can contact the Center for Human Resources by calling 619-594-6404 for support.
SDSU Research Foundation employees can email [email protected] with support needs.
Aztec Shops employees should inform their supervisors and contact Human Resources at 619-594-7501 or 619-594-7602, or by emailing [email protected].
Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program offers SDSU faculty and staff confidential support for a variety of concerns, including emotional, relationship, health, legal and workplace issues. Information, resources and tools are available by calling 1-800-367-7474 and visiting the EAP website.
Office of Advancement
Faculty can contact the Office of Faculty Advancement by emailing [email protected] or by calling 619-594-6111. The Office of Faculty Advancement supports career-long faculty academic personnel processes that include academic recruitment, evaluation, J-1 and H-1B Visa Immigration, leaves of absence and retirement/resignation. Complete information is available on the Faculty Advancement website: https://fa.sdsu.edu/.
Center for Teaching and Learning
For faculty support related to teaching, the Center for Teaching and Learning offers many resources and related materials on its website: https://ctl.sdsu.edu/. Faculty can also contact the CTL by email: [email protected].
As faculty adjust to the return to in-person teaching, the CTL offers opportunities for both one-on-one consultation and classroom observation. To request such forms of support, please see https://ctl.sdsu.edu/faculty_consultations.
Learning Environments, Technologies, and User Services (LETUS)
The Instructional Technology Services (ITS) support team is standing by to assist with a variety of academic technology needs, including designing and delivering instruction via Canvas, leveraging the technology available within the SDSU Connected Classrooms, and all of the associated software and services. This support is available to faculty within the Faculty Instructional Technology (FIT) Center in Adams Humanities 1109 and virtually via Zoom, as outlined on the ITS support webpage.
The User Services (ITUS) support team is ready to help with various applications, including SDSUid, Email, Google Workspace, O365, Networking, Duo, ServiceNow, and WiFi (eduroam). Support is available via telephone at 619.594.5261, Zoom in the Virtual FIT Center, or ServiceNow. ITUS also provides desktop support to a number of areas on campus. To confirm your area’s desktop support and other college and divisional IT help, please visit https://it.sdsu.edu/help.