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!
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com and Professor Hogarth firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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