GatorFest! Open House Schedule

2018 GatorFest! Open House Schedule

Departments and Colleges throughout campus are having an Open Houses on Thursday and Friday August 24, 2018. Please feel free to see these spotlighted open houses. However, please note that campus is formally open from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday. Please feel free to stop by any open offices to address any concerns, complete tasks, and meet and greet staff and faculty!

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Study Abroad 101: Getting Started

Thursday, August 23 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Office of International Programs 

Information Technology Services Open House

Friday, August 24 | 8:00 AM -5:00 PM | Adminstration Building, Room 110

Information Technology Services (ITS) provides technology resources to SF State students, faculty, and staff. Please stop by for a free copy of McAfee AntiVirus and Office 365, assistance with email, the mobile app, Box at SF State, and other applications, Wi-Fi issues, or any other tech questions. We’re happy to help!

Undergraduate Advising Center Drop-In 

Friday, August 24 | 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM | Administration Building 211 

Please visit the Undergraduate Advising Center for any questions related to academic advising, first semester Math & English, class registration, and/or adjusting your fall class schedule.

Philosophy Department Open House 

Friday, August 24 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM | Humanities 392 

Coffee and snacks will be served all day!
Instructor Kyle Dupen discusses San Francisco State’s Philosophy and Religion course offerings. Please bring your questions to the Philosophy Lounge [HUM 392] from 10:00 – 11:00am (latecomers are welcome).
Instructor Michelle Thomas discusses the PHIL 101 – Introduction to Philosophy course offering. Please bring your questions to the Philosophy Lounge [HUM 392] from 12:00 – 1:00pm (latecomers are welcome).
Instructor Paul Palutikof discusses the PHIL 150 - Contemporary Moral/Political Issues and PHIL 160 - Introduction to Philosophy of the Arts course offerings. Please bring your questions to the Philosophy Lounge [HUM 392] from 1:30-2:30pm (latecomers are welcome).

Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences BS | Orientation

Friday, August 24 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Burk Hall 28

Chinese Flagship Program | Study Abroad in Taiwan & Mainland China

Friday, August 24 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Humanities 300 A

Study Abroad in Taiwan and Mainland China with the Chinese Flagship Program - come visit us in Humanities building 300A and find out how you can get funded study abroad to Taiwan and Mainland China, this program works well with any undergraduate major at SF State.

Exploring Careers in Education 

Friday, August 24 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Burk Hall 319

Internship & Service Learning Open House 

Friday, August 24 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Health & Social Sciences (HSS) Building, Room 206

Come to learn how to connect your SFSU courses with 200+ organizations and companies in San Francisco, and the Bay Area, to develop personally, professionally and academically within your chosen field.

Asian American & Pacific Island Student Services - Open House 

Friday, August 24 | 1:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Village C, Room 141

Come and meet the staff of Asian American Pacific Islander Student Services and the faculty of the Asian American Studies Dept. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Global Museum Open House 

Friday, August 24 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Fine Arts 203

The Global Museum, a new museum on campus, will be open from 11-4 for Gator Fest. Drop in during our open hours to see the Going Global: from San Francisco to the World exhibit and connect with our cultural collections. We will have hands-on activities in the museum, and student volunteers (engagement specialists) will talk about the exhibit and their involvement. Museum staff and faculty will also be on hand to answer questions about the Museum Studies graduate program and undergraduate minor. The Global Museum features objects from ancient Egypt, Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, ranging from ancient to contemporary. Come check out our Egyptian sarcophagi, African dance masks, storyboard from Papua New Guinea, and much more!

BECA Open House

Friday, August 24 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Creative Arts Room 128

The BECA Welcome Day Open Hourse will be held in Studio 1, one of three televison production facilites the department owns. Students will be able eplore the studio space, view video productions made by other BECA students, and interact in a Q&A session with current BECA faculty members.

University Police Department: Emergency Preparedness

Friday, August 24 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | The Village (near Mary Ward Hall)

Friday, August 24 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | West Campus Green at the Farewell Family BBQ

University Police Department: Meet and Greet! 

Friday, August 24 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | The Village (near Mary Ward Hall)

Campus Academic Resource Program

Friday, August 24 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | HSS 344

Students can be introduced to CARP's tutorial services and other supportive interactions while also registering for our services. ​

CoSE Students Success Center Grand Opening 

Friday, August 24 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Thorton Hall (TH) 323

Economics Department Open House 

Friday, August 24 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Health & Social Sciences (HSS) Building, Room 143

Get to know your home department: Resources, Jobs, Mentors in the Economics Department." Economics department would like to welcome you to a student-staff-faculty mixer on August 24th at 1-2pm in HSS 143. You will get a chance to meet the faculty, learn about mandatory advising, the Economics Student Association, available jobs and assistantships and more. Light snacks will be provided.

Please RSVP by August 22, 2018 at econ@sfsu.edu

Walk-ins Welcome! 

 

Wind Ensemble & Pep Band Welcome Event

Friday, August 24 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Creative Arts Building, Room 153 

This is a meet and greet for new and returning winds, brass and percussion students enrolling in wind ensemble, pep band, brass ensemble, or chamber music this semester. Professor Hogarth will be handing out sheet music and giving add codes. You will have the chance to check out instruments for the semester, get any questions about the music department answered, and meet your fellow ensemble mates! Do you need to rent an instrument for the semester? Email Paul Wilson wilsonp@sfsu.edu and Professor Hogarth hogarth@sfsu.edu

 

New students joining Wind Ensemble must play for Professor Hogarth individually during the 2nd week of classes (Sept 4th - 7th).  Please prepare two excerpts of approximately one minute each: one should be more expressive and one more technically challenging. They can be parts of a solo piece, etude, orchestral excerpts, or wind ensemble repertoire.

 

For more information on Pep Band, please contact Dennis Aquilina da1@sfsu.edu

Tours of the Speech, Language and Hearing Clinics

Friday, August 24 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Burk Hall 114

Education Advising Community Hub (TEACH)

Friday, August 24 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Burk Hall 311

College of Business Dean's Office Open House

Friday, August 24 | 2:00PM – 4:00PM | Business Building, Room 321

Come by to say hello to the staff in the Dean’s Office. Light refreshments provided and receive referrals to other helpful resources/offices to visit while you are here.

Open Lab @ The Business Collaboration Lab

Friday, August 24 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Business 204

College of Business Career Center Open House 

Friday, August 24 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Business Building, Room 137

College of Business Student Success Center Open House 

Friday, August 24 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Business Building, Room 112

Please come and meet the College of Business Student Success Center (CoBSSC) academic advising staff. Our advisors can help answer any questions related to business courses, class registration, and/or adjusting your fall schedule.  Light refreshments will be served.

Information Systems & Decision Sciences Department Open House

Friday, August 24 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Business Building, Room 310

The Department Office for Information Systems and Decision Sciences will be open to new SFSU students and their guests on Friday, August 24th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. We will be handing out informational packets about our majors, classes, and faculty members. Everyone is welcome especially those who are interested in becoming Information Systems or Decision Sciences majors!

Accounting, Finance, International Business, & Marketing Department Open House

Friday, August 24 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Science Building, Room 300

The department office for the Accounting, Finance, International Business, and Marketing majors will be open on Friday, August 24 and will be hosting an open house between 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM to welcome students and parents who might have any questions. Light snacks will be provided.

CoB Hospitality & Tourism Management Open House

Friday, August 24 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Business Building, Room 336

Management & Labor & Employment Studies Open House

Friday, August 24 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Business Building, Room 310

We will be open for students to come in and see where their department is located. Resources and information will also be available.

University Choral & Vocal Ensembles - Information & Open Sing! 

Friday, August 24 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Creative Arts, Room 146

Electronic Music Studio Drop-In Hours & Open House

Friday, August 24 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Fine Arts Building, Room 348

Computer Science Advising & Chair's Welcome 

Friday, August 24 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Location: See Flyer Attached

Come out to meet advisors, the chair and student clubs. Light refreshments willl be served For more infromation. See link http://cs.sfsu.edu/sites/default/files/AdvisingDayF18.pdf