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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.

Student Services

SDSU Student Help Desk

Phone Hours
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

[email protected]

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.

Student Health Services
Clinic Hours
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Student Ability Success Center
Calpulli Center 3101
(619) 594-6473
[email protected]

Office Hours
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

SDSU Imperial Valley Student Accommodation Services Center

The Student Accommodation Services Center is dedicated to empowering students with disabilities by ensuring they have access to appropriate support and services that minimize academic and physical barriers.

SDSU At a Glance

Explore current facts and figures by visiting SDSU At a Glance.

Other Contacts

For any emergency, dial 9-1-1

University Police Department

Police Non-Emergency: 619-594-1991
General Information: 619-594-3193
Dispatch Fax: 619-594-8611

Do you need help navigating the university? Have questions or concerns? Try the Parent Hotline, and a member of the Parent Programs staff will assist you.

Phone: 619-594-1653
Fax: 619-594-1592
[email protected]

More information about the Aztec Parent Programs

Instructional Technology Services

If you require technical assistance, please fill out the support form.

Faculty Support
619-594-6348 (GOFIT)
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Classroom Support
619-594-4357 (4HELP)
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 9:40 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Give Back

For more information, visit the SDSU Give website.

Campus Life

Library and Information Access
[email protected]

24/7 Desk: 619-594-3446
Research Desk: 619-594-6728
Circulation Desk: 619-594-6793
Computing Hub Desk: 619-594-3189

Additional Contact Information

Schedule a campus tour through our Office of Admissions.

Unable to come to campus? Take a virtual tour.

If you have any further questions, contact the Office of Admissions.

See Job Opportunities, or contact the Center for Human Resources by calling 619-594-6404 or emailing [email protected] for more information.
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Please visit the Counselor page on the Admissions website and complete the Counselor Interest Form to receive email communication from us.

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 Support

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. Information about the SDSU Imperial Valley Food Pantry is also online.

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.

Students can access the Nurse Advice Line when Student Health Services is closed by calling 619-594-4325 and following the prompts.

Information about the SDSU Imperial Valley Student Health Services is also online.

Health and Wellness Resources

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.

An Aztec Recreation membership is included for enrolled SDSU students seeking health and wellness resources and includes access to the Aztec Recreation Center, ARC Express the Aztec Aquaplex and Mission Bay Aquatic Center. Through Aztec Recreation, students can participate in group fitness classes, intramurals, sport clubs, ENS classes and more.

The Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union hosts a variety of events to encourage students’ success and well-being. Located in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union is the ARC Express, the A.S. Food Pantry, Aztec Lanes, study spaces and lactation rooms, among other services.


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].

Other Resources

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.

Teams at the SDSU Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center and the SDSU Imperial Valley Career and Veteran's Service also assist students.

At SDSU Imperial Valley, the Academic Learning Center connects students with tutors and other academic assistants. Students can contact the center via email at [email protected] or by phone at 760-768-5572.

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

Human Resources

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].

Associated Students employees can contact Human Resources at [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 [email protected].

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 IT 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

For faculty support related to teaching, the Center for Teaching and Learning offers many resources and related materials on its website. 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.

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].

Donor Relations Contact Information

Phone (619) 594-2448
Fax (619) 594-0832
[email protected]