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  • President Hirshman delivers his 2016 Convocation remarks in Montezuma Hall.
  • Four students smiling and posing for a picture in front of a ferris wheel at night.
  • Construction underway at the EIS Complex
  • Biofouling along a boat's hull.
  • Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union at Night
  • Roofline shot from the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union.

President Welcomes Campus Community

All-University Convocation looks ahead to new academic year and celebrates achievements of the past year.

Welcome Back to SDSU

Welcome Week and Aztec Nights events begin Aug. 26.

Fall Campus Construction Update

Construction and campus beautification projects moved ahead over the summer.

Fighting Barnacle Buildup with Biology

New research by Nick Shikuma solves a mystery behind the gunk that sticks to the bottoms of boats.

SDSU Raises $107M for Students, Faculty, Staff and Programs

The Campaign for SDSU raised $107 million in 2015-16.

$130 Million in Research Grants and Contracts for SDSU

For the 2015-16 fiscal year, SDSU secured $130 million in public and private funding, up from $120.6 million the previous fiscal year.
    • SDSU President Elliot Hirshman
      Learn more about his initiatives, interests and academic background.  
    • Building on excellence

      Learn more about Building on Excellence, the strategic plan guiding San Diego State University.

    • Student in a lab
      Undergraduate students are leading beneficiaries of the expanding research enterprise at SDSU.
    • Student walking on campus
      The campaign exceeds its goal and sets a new goal.
    • diverse group of students
      Find out about diversity initiatives under the auspices of the President's Office.
    • Hepner Hall
      SDSU has transformed itself many times over since 1897.