Student Life at SF State

Student life is unique to every student, but ultimately it is what you make out of your SF State experience outside of the classroom. Student Life is here to assist you in finding your passion and realizing that passion through involvement on campus. 

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Clubs and Organizations

SF State has over 200 student organizations to get involved in. They include Academic, Arts, Cultural, Greek, Honor Societies, Media/Publication, Philosophical, Political, Pre-Professional, Religious, Service, Social, Social Justice, University Housing and Wellness organizations.

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Associated Students

Associated Students (AS) offers hundreds of community-oriented resources, events, services, scholarships, internships & student jobs, and is dedicated to the empowerment of SF State's diverse student body. Through a commitment to social justice & shared governance, the AS Board of Directors - SFSU's Student Body Government - acts as the official voice of students.

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Gator Athletics has a proud tradition of competitive success within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The department offers 12 intercollegiate sports programs to 350 students: Baseball, Men's and Women's Basketball, Men's and Women's Cross Country, Men's and Women's Soccer, Softball, Women's Track & Field, Women's Volleyball and Men's Wrestling.

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Student Activities and Events

Student Activities & Events partners with students to support organizations and clubs, facilitate programs and events that create community, develop the whole person, and foster a deep sense of connection to each other and our campus.

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Campus Recreation

The Campus Recreation Department is a student-driven department guiding development through transformative activities, creating a sense of belonging within our community, and being a key partner in integrating health and wellness across the University.