International Admissions

Contact Info

Virtual Office Hours

Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Meet with an Admissions Adviser

Mailing Address

Office of Admissions
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-7455*

*When you send us mail, please include the last four digits of the ZIP code to ensure your mail arrives directly to the Office of Admissions.

Email Us

[email protected]

Office Closures

Due to campus holidays, this office will be closed on the following dates:

  • 2021: January 1, January 18, March 31, May 31, July 5, September 6, November 11, November 25-26, December 24-29, December 31
  • 2022: January 17, March 31, May 30, July 4, September 5, November 11, November 24-25, December 22-27
  • 2023: January 2, January 16, March 31, May 29, July 4, September 4, November 10, November 23-24, December 21-26

Meet the Staff

Bradley Moon

Bradley Moon, M.A.

International Admissions Adviser

Region: International Transfer students (all countries)

Favorite Place on Campus: KPBS – The radio station that produces my favorite programs and podcasts!

Favorite Campus Eatery: Thai food from the weekly campus Farmers Market.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Sunset Cliffs on the coast is a great place to watch the sun go down and update your profile picture!

[email protected]

David Ayers

David Ayers, M.A.

International Admissions Adviser

Region: First-years from India, and the Middle Eastern countries

Favorite Place on Campus: The International Student Center for Friday Coffee Hour.

Favorite Campus Eatery: The Habit because it's a California original.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: La Jolla Cove for surfing and snorkeling with leopard sharks.

[email protected]

Edward Murillo

Edward Murillo, M.S.

International Admissions Adviser

Region: First-years from Europe, Africa, Australia and the Americas

Favorite Place on Campus: In front of the Love Library on Thursdays! There is a farmers market every Thursday where vendors sell their delicious food!

Favorite Campus Eatery: Does Trader Joe's count? SDSU has many great campus eateries I enjoy such as The Habit, Chipotle, and Lolita's.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Balboa Park. It has history, architecture, gardens, the zoo, and much more!

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Vivian Jin

Wenjun "Vivian" Jin, M.A.

International Admissions Adviser

Region: First-years from Asia and International Graduate students (all countries)

Favorite Place on Campus: Scripps Cottage and Turtle Pond – This is a peaceful and beautiful spot on campus. Many students choose this area to have lunch, study, or to hang out with their friends.

Favorite Campus Eatery: Oggi's – They have the best margarita pizza!

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Torrey Pines State Park for an easy, but beautiful hiking trail.

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Amanda Yousif

Amanda Yousif, M.A.

International Admissions Coordinator

Favorite Place on Campus: The SDSU turtle pond! Being surrounded in nature and relaxing under the sun. The sound of the pond and watching the fish and turtles is beautiful and peaceful.

Favorite Campus Eatery: East Commons and more specifically, Panda Express.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Belmont Park because it offers rides, attractions, and restaurants and it is right by the beach.

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Ailixir

Ailixir

Student Assistant

Hometown: Urumqi, Xinjiang, China

Native Language: Uygur, Chinese-Mandarin

Major: Accounting - Business Administration, Class of 2022

Favorite Place on Campus: Aztec Recreation Center - It's very large, with lots of facilities, professional fitness instructors and a very large indoor basketball court. Great for fitness or playing basketball with friends!

Favorite Campus Eatery: The Brazilian barbecue food tent at the campus farmer's market - they have the best barbecue in San Diego!

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Downtown - from tasting food in the different restaurants to discovering the eclectic galleries and boutiques lining the streets. As the sun goes down, the downtown area is a great place to experience the amazing nightlife of San Diego.

Arsh

Arsh

Student Assistant

Hometown: Mumbai, India

Native Languages: English, Hindi

Major: Computer Science, Class of 2023

Favorite Place on Campus: I love Hepner Hall because it is the most iconic building here at SDSU. Also, you will always find things to do around Hepner Hall.

Favorite Campus Eatery: My favourite campus eatery is Oggi's Pizza. They have some of the best pizza on campus!

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Pacific Beach, since it has amazing hikes around it and also many activities to partake in at the beach itself.

Gabriel

Gabriel

Student Assistant

Hometown: Maputo, Mozambique

Native Languages: English, Portuguese

Major: Accounting - Business Administration, Class of 2024

Favorite Place on Campus: The Turtle Pond is such a peaceful place to read or study at. A good place to destress and reconnect with nature.

Favorite Campus Eatery: Tough competition between Poki One N Half and Panda Express. The orange chicken at Panda is so good though so I’ll have to choose that.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: The beaches! The promenades along the beaches are so cool. Ocean Beach also has a Farmer’s Market every Wednesday!

Lin

Lin

Student Assistant

Hometown: Zhejiang, China

Native Language: Chinese (simplified)

Major: Accounting - Business Administration, Class of 2023

Favorite Place on Campus: Turtle Pond – A beautiful place to spend time and relax on campus. The turtles and koi fish are not afraid of people, they come close to you!

Favorite Campus Eatery: 55 Thai kitchen – Always nice, fresh, and tasty! They have many delicious meals for vegetarians.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Balboa Park. Nice park with a lot of beautiful buildings and gardens. And there are also a lot of museums to visit!

Rafaela

Rafaela

Student Assistant

Hometown: Porto Alegre, Brazil

Native Language: Portuguese

Major: International Business - French Western Europe, Class of 2023

Favorite Place on Campus: Student Union or the deck on Storm Hall. They are good places to do homework and enjoy the sun at the same time.

Favorite Campus Eatery: Oggi's. The pizza there is amazing! Don't forget to add balsamic glaze on top!

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Little Italy. They have really good Italian restaurants and also there are really nice coffee shops to go and study.