Undergraduate Student Tour

Alert: Thank you, for your interest in our campus tours. Unfortunately, San Francisco State University in-person tours and information sessions have been suspended until further notice. We believe this is the best decision for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. Safety is at the forefront of campus planning we encoruage you to participate in a live virtual guided tour, live chat with a gator, or a virtual information session. 

Monday - Friday Campus Visits

The weekday Campus Visit is a one hour guided tour led by a current student that attends SF State. Our student ambassadors will guide you along the pathways outside of the campus buildings while they share general information as well as what they love about our campus. These visits are available to anyone interested in learning about our campus. All tours are by reservation only and space is limited. (A maximum of 5 individuals per family, please).


Saturday Campus Visits

The Saturday Campus Visit and Tour is an expanded three-hour experience designed for prospective/future students and their families. Saturday Campus Visits and Tours are offered on select Saturdays in the Fall and Spring Semesters. All tours are by reservation only and space is limited. (A maximum of 5 individuals per family, please!)

We recommend your attendance for all three hours to have a full SF State experience. If you need to make any adjustments to your reservation or schedule, please contact us. The recommended schedule is as follows:

8:45-9:15am – Check In

9:15-10:00am – Presentation on CSU admissions requirements

10:00-11:00am – Guided campus walking tour

11:00am-12:00pm – Student housing room demo and Mashouf Wellness Center tour

12:00-1:00pm – OPTIONAL: Brunch at an on-campus dining facility (available for purchase by cash or credit card)

Note: Saturday tours are only available in Fall and Spring semester. They are not available in the summer.


Scheduling a Guided Tour

Reservations are required (one per student) and are made online at this site.

  1. Fill out and submit your reservation form.
  2. Keep your confirmation (your confirmation will arrive via the email you provided when filling out the form. If your email does not arrive, check your spam.)
  3. Show up at the date/time that you reserved space for!

If you wish to explore the campus while we are not able to offer guided tours, guests are always welcome to utilize our self-guided tour options. To pick up one of our self-guided tours maps, please visit our office during business hours or please click here. If you are not able to visit us during business hours, or wish to save trees, our virtual tour may be viewed via smartphone and has GPS within it to help in exploring our campus.


Questions? Email us at grptours@sfsu.edu or call us at (415) 338-7168.

Resources to get to SF State:

Campus map, directions, parking, public transportation or nearby hotels/motels are available HERE.

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