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-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
SDSU At a Glance
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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.
For more information, visit the SDSU Give website.
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.
Title IX Coordinator, Violence Prevention Educator & Advocate
If you wish to speak with someone on campus, you have options.
The Title IX Coordinator, the Deputy Title IX Coordinators and the Sexual Assault Victim Advocate are all available to explain and discuss on and off-campus support resources available to you. The team will also explain your right to file a criminal complaint and also SDSU’s relevant complaint process and your right to receive assistance with that process, including the investigation process. The team can also explain how confidentiality is handled.
If you would like to speak to SDSU’s confidential Violence Prevention Educator & Advocate, contact Jessika Marshall in Survivor Advocacy Services by calling 619-594-2348 or emailing [email protected].
Other contact information is on SDSU’s Title IX 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 experiencing a mental health emergency can speak with a counselor on a dedicated access line by calling 619-594-5220.
Student Health Services
Student Health Services is staffed by fully licensed and certified health professionals who offer no-cost or low-cost medical services. Services for acute and chronic medical concerns include outpatient evaluation and treatment of common medical problems, preventive care, first aid, health counseling, immunizations and psychiatric treatment. Specialty care services, including orthopedics and travel medicine, are available for additional fees. All services are provided at the Calpulli Center. Contact Student Health Services by phone, at 619-594-4325, or by walk-in. Hours and other information are on the Student Health Services website.
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
Accommodations are available for students with documented disabilities through Student Disability Services. Students can apply for accommodations and services by submitting an application and eligible documentation. Student Disability Services is located in the Calpulli Center and is open 8:00 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. To reach out to Student Disability Services, you
can reach out by phone at 619-594-6473 or by email at [email protected].
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] or by filling out the online CARES form.
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.
At SDSU Imperial Valley, SDSU Imperial Valley Student Affairs, the SDSU Imperial Valley Food Pantry and the Cross-Cultural Center (CCC) are available to assist, and CCC provides programs and connections to resources for students across backgrounds and identities. If you have questions or need support, team members can be reached by emailing [email protected] or calling 760-768-5500.
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.
All members of our San Diego community can rely on the San Diego Access and Crisis Line by calling 888-724-7240 if in crisis. Trained and experienced counselors are available at all hours seven days a week to provide support, referrals and crisis intervention.
Faculty and Staff Support
Labor and Employee Relations 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.
Auxiliary Human Resources
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].
Accommodations for Faculty, Staff, and Applicants
Faculty, staff, and applicants in need of disability accommodation will be supported
by the Center for Human Resources, Labor and Employee Relations. For support, email [email protected] or call (619-594-7368.
The Office of Academic Labor Relations
The Office of Academic Labor Relations is responsible for managing the University’s labor and employee relations program
for represented academic employees, including (Unit 3) faculty and (Unit 11) academic
student employees. The office advises management, faculty, and staff on policies and
procedures related to the administration of collective bargaining agreements (Units
3 and 11) and related SDSU and California State University policies. The office can
consult on all matters of concern or conflict among faculty at SDSU, regardless of
rank or status. This process supplements, but does not replace, the university’s formal
channels, such as the grievance process. For information and support, contact Alexander
“sasha” Chizhik, Assistant Vice President, by calling 619-594-1656 or by emailing
SDSU 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. The San Diego Access and Crisis Line is available for mental health emergencies
for faculty, staff, students and community members by calling 888-724-7240.
Instructional Technology Services (ITS) and Information Technology User Services (ITUS)
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 IT 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.
Office of Faculty 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 Office of Faculty Advancement website.
Center for Teaching and Learning
As faculty adjust to the return to in-person teaching, the CTL offers opportunities for both one-on-one consultation and classroom observation.
Center for Inclusive Excellence
The Center for Inclusive Excellence provides professional development for faculty and staff around inclusive and equity-minded practices, including hiring, evaluation, teaching and student support, communication and management. Information about CIE programs is on the CIE website or emailing [email protected],
Faculty and Staff Diversity
In collaboration with multiple units across campus, the Office of Faculty and Staff
Diversity (OFSD) serves all students, staff and faculty of SDSU as well as alumni
and community members when possible and appropriate. OFSD strives to build the capacity
of all to advance just institutional systems and an affirming campus culture based
on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging and inclusion through
evidence-based professional learning and development; recruitment, hiring and retention
of faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse students and communities served
by SDSU; promoting the use of data to deepen understanding and inform policies and
practices to advance equity and social justice in all aspects of campus life; and
development and support of infrastructure, policies and communication channels to
ensure the holistic integration of equity and inclusion in everything we do, across
and within all campus units. Faculty and staff can reach OFSD at [email protected] or [email protected].