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   August/September 2019 @State


Aztec Nights! Free Late Night Fun!


Aztec Nights features free late-night events, everything from dances and movies like “Avengers: Endgame” to a Campus Carnival and “Dragstravaganza.” Did we mention the events are free and most include sweets or snacks? This year, the event lineup includes “Casino Night” and “I heART San Diego,” a night of arts and social activism.


» Find out more about Aztec Nights’ events!


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New Policy Restricts Use of E-Scooters,
E-Bikes and E-Skateboards

The new semester brings a big change to the campus active transportation policy, as e-scooters and other motorized devices are no longer permitted to be used on campus.


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Win Cash Prizes in the Annual International Photo Contest

Did your international experience leave you with unforgettable memories and vistas? You are invited to submit a photo for the SDSU Annual International Photo Contest from your study abroad experience that symbolizes or depicts transformations of individuals, objects, spaces or places.

Your entry must be accompanied by a narrative of 30-75 words that connects the photo to the contest theme of “Experience Transformations” and explains why the photo holds meaning for you. Cash prizes will be awarded for winning entries. Submissions are due 4 p.m. Sept. 16

» Visit our photo contest website and view past winners or contact for more details.



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  • Aug. 26: First day of classes
  • Aug. 31: Football vs. Weber State (SkyShow fireworks)
  • Sept. 2: Labor Day holiday. Campus closed.
  • Sept. 5: Last day for faculty to drop students from classes.
  • Sept. 7: Football at UCLA
  • Sept. 9: Deadline for payment of fees for registration (3:30 p.m.)
  • Sept. 9: Last day to apply for December 2019 graduation
  • Sept. 10: Study Abroad Fair
  • Sept. 11-12: Fall Career & Internship Fair
  • Sept. 21: Football vs. Utah State
  • Oct. 5: Football at Colorado State
  • Oct. 8: Graduate & Professional Schools Fair
  • Oct. 12: Football vs. Wyoming (Hall of Fame Weekend)
  • Oct. 16: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Career Fair


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Don't wait for the spring career fairs. Connect with recruiters at the Fall Career & Internship Fair on Sept. 11-12 in Montezuma Hall. This fair is open to all majors and is free for students.



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Explore your interests, jump-start your professional career or earn a little extra dough!


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Join the fun and get involved in campus life at Welcome Week

Start your Aztec Experience with Welcome Week! Ease back into classes with free Welcome Week activities that introduce you to new friends, new fun and new ways to enrich your Aztec experience. For a look at the whole week and specifics on the One SDSU Kickoff, ARC ’til Dark, the Aztec Bash & Student Involvement Expo and other events, check out the link below.


Football and Fireworks at the Aztecs’ Season Opener

Cheer on the Aztecs when they play Weber State on Aug. 31 at SDCCU Stadium and enjoy the area’s largest fireworks show after the game — all free for SDSU students.

Find out how to get your free ticket on your phone and join your friends at the SkyShow.

Adobe CC for SDSU Students

Through a special deal with Adobe, SDSU students can gain access to the Adobe Creative Cloud for $25 annually. Includes popular programs such as PhotoShop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, AfterEffects and InDesign.

Watch to learn more about this special offer for Adobe Creative Cloud on YouTube .

Family Weekend Fun on Oct. 11-12

Introduce your family to the Aztec family with BBQ, football, open houses, movies, mixers and more during Family Weekend.

There is something for every family at Family Weekend. See the schedule and other info on the Family Weekend page .

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Stay Safe, Get Vaccinated

SDSU remains in a Meningococcal B outbreak — get vaccinated if you have not yet done so. Find out more about this potentially fatal disease, the effective vaccines and where you can obtain them.

» Read more about MENB.

ECRT Fights Food, Housing, Financial Insecurity

Are you struggling with immediate food or housing insecurity issues or experiencing an unforeseen and immediate economic crisis? Do you know a fellow student who is? The Economic Crisis Response Team may be able to help connect you or your friend with resources that help students get back on track.

» Visit to learn more about how the Economic Crisis Response Team can provide short-term help that leads to long-term stability.

Pardon our Dust!

Aztecs will notice several major construction projects on campus, headlined by the new work on the Aztec Recreation Center’s highly anticipated expansion. You can check on detours and updates on the ARC expansion website. Renovation is also underway and on schedule at the ENS recreation field and for repairs of Centennial Walk. Check out the @arcexpansion on Twitter for push notifications!

President's Lecture Series: Astronaut Ellen Ochoa

SDSU alumna Ellen Ochoa — the first Latina in space and former director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center — will visit campus on Oct. 2 to meet students, receive an honorary degree and speak at the President’s Lecture Series in Montezuma Hall. The lecture is free and open to students.