Student Resources: On this Page
The resources on this page are primarily targeted to students. Many offices also provide advice and resources for faculty but it is often more effective and efficient to send students elsewhere for help. Descriptions of resources, links and contact information are included for each. Many of these resources are also found in other sections; they are repeated for convenience.
Central Advising and Evaluation
Current students – (619) 594-6668
Former students/alumni or all other inquiries – (619) 594-6668
Future students – firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday–Thursday, 9 –11 a.m. and 2 – 4 p.m.
The Office of Advising and Evaluations supports student success through academic advising and records evaluation. They are the primary campus resource for information on:
- General Education Requirements
- Degree Evaluations
- Graduation Requirements
- University Academic Policies
Counseling and Psychological Services
http://go.sdsu.edu/student_affairs/cps/Default.aspx Email: email@example.com (checked during operating hours only)
hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
If in crisis, please call San Diego Access and Crisis Line or 911
After-Hours Crisis Line: (888) 724-7240
San Diego Access and Crisis line offers online CHAT services Monday-Friday from 4-10 pm
C&PS offers a wide range of services to help students obtain support for a variety of presenting concerns. These include individual counseling, couples counseling, group therapy, workshops, specialized programs, and appointments with Baxter, C&PS’ therapy dog. Their website provides links to resources for faculty and staff including interacting with students following a tragedy, a booklet for working with emotionally distressed students, and quick guidelines for referring students.
Math & Stats Learning Center
Hours of Operation:
M-Th: 9 am – 6 pm (Math and Stat)
Friday: 9 am – 4 pm (Math)
Sunday, 1 pm – 5 pm (Math)
The MLS provides various services for students in math and statistics, including walk-in help 6-days per week, workshops, early intervention, and, in the future, on-line tutoring.
If you are walking into Student Services away from the main campus (Love Library, Centennial Hall, etc.), the office is on your left-hand side, on the bottom floor, past the staircase (walkway that leads toward Peabody’s Coffee Stand and the North Education Building, diagonally across from the Graduate and Research Affairs Office).
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with a half- hour break from 12:30 to 1:00 for lunch.
The Ombudsman acts as the student liaison or mediator, and is a confidential, independent, and neutral resource for students. They provide information, advice, intervention and referrals to try to solve problems at the most informal level possible. If you are unsure where a student should go with a problem, this is a good place to start.
Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
The mission of the Office of the Registrar is to support enrollment management and the academic programs of the university. The Registrar manages student records, transcripts, and other documents; provides registration services; and houses all registration activities.
Information for faculty includes grades, WebPortal and student data.
Student Disability Services
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm
Student Disability Services (SDS) is the university office responsible for providing appropriate academic accommodations for students with disabilities. Services and accommodations are available to students with documented disabilities, including but not limited to students who have visual limitations, communication limitations, learning disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, attentional disabilities, mobility and other functional limitations, as well as those who are deaf or hard of hearing. At SDSU, students initiate contact with Student Disability Services by providing appropriate documentation in order to determine eligibility. Services and accommodations may include note taking, accommodated testing, sign language interpreters, real-time captioning and textbooks in accessible formats. Qualified students may also have access to an assistive technology lab, and to a grant-funded project that provides enhanced academic and personal growth support.
Faculty resources include discussion of faculty role and pedagogical strategies, sample syllabus statement and links to resources on universal design.
Title IX, Rape and Sexual Violence Resources
There are a number of different offices and resources available for victims of sexual violence (whether faculty or students). The SDSUTalks site provides links and information for legal, medical, counseling and other resources.
The Writing Center is located under the Love Library Dome, next to the Circulation desk.
The Center works with undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines to develop and extend their knowledge and performance of academic literacies through coaching from tutors who engage them in conversations about their writing and broaden their understanding of audience, genre, language, and context. The Center also works with faculty to promote success in writing instruction and to support the teaching of writing across the university. The Center conducts research into writing, which informs our work with tutoring as well as our understanding of the teaching of writing on campus.
Services for faculty:
- Consultation regarding designing writing assignments to help students achieve course learning outcomes
- Professional development workshops for faculty and graduate teaching assistants
- Classroom presentations: A representative from the Center can present a brief overview (about 5-10 minutes) of the Center to your class, including how students can make appointments.
- Resource page for faculty with suggestions about how faculty can best use the Center
Services for specific populations
Equal Opportunity Program http://studentaffairs.sdsu.edu/EOP/ : The Office of Educational Opportunity Programs and Ethnic Affairs is committed to supporting first-generation, low-income students through innovative outreach and retention programs that encourage them to persist towards the goal of a university degree.
International Student Center http://www.isc.sdsu.edu/student_affairs/isc/ : The International Student Center (ISC) advances the internationalization efforts of SDSU by serving both incoming international students and SDSU students studying abroad. The ISC offers a full range of programs and services to foster student success, global perspectives, intercultural awareness and international cooperation.
Center for Intercultural Relations http://go.sdsu.edu/student_affairs/intercultural/Default.aspx : The Center for Intercultural Relations researches, designs and implements unique programs that promote the appreciation of cultural diversity and fosters intercultural and cross cultural understanding. We work in conjunction with a number of university departments and colleges to conduct programs related to recruitment, orientation, retention and graduation of underrepresented student populations in addition to academic, personal, professional and cultural development, which foster skills and strategies for being successful at SDSU.
Pride Center http://pridecenter.sdsu.edu/student_affairs/pridecenter/ : The Pride Center at San Diego State University creates, sustains, and strengthens an open, inclusive, safe, and affirming gathering space and campus environment for persons of all sexual and gender identities and their allies.
The Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center http://arweb.sdsu.edu/es/veterans/ : On campus, and worldwide, we’re committed to supporting military, military veterans, military spouses, and dependent children in the areas of higher education in outreach/admission, GI Bill benefits, academic success, graduation, and a career.
Women’s Resource Center http://newscenter.sdsu.edu/student_affairs/wrc/ : The WRC provides support and advocacy, empowers student voices, connects community members to on-campus and local resources, and creates and facilitates educational programs and events.