Explore SDSU Admitted Student Day 2024

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Explore SDSU Admitted Student Day
info booth

April 13, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Admitted Students Only

You are invited to join us for Explore SDSU Admitted Student Day and learn why now is the time to join the San Diego State University family! Explore SDSU is an open house for admitted first-year and transfer students, and is an opportunity for you and your family to engage with the SDSU faculty, staff, and current students and learn why you should join the SDSU community. Learn more about living on campus, academics, athletics, student services, and organizations, and begin to picture yourself as an SDSU Aztec!

Register today and we will email you updates about the event.

Explore SDSU Admitted Student Day is a rain or shine event.

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Plan Your Day

The Explore SDSU Admitted Student Day schedule is available. View the information sessions, tours and open houses, read descriptions, plan your schedule, and determine your walking path by getting directions from your location.

Explore SDSU Schedule

Information Fair

Meet hundreds of excited students and learn all about the various student organizations on campus. Review the printable campus map to find the locations ahead of time.

  • Africana Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Asian Studies
  • Association of Anthropology Students
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Chicana & Chicano Studies
  • Classics and Humanities
  • College of Arts and Letters Student Council
  • College of Arts and Letters Student Success Center
  • Comparative International Studies
  • Economics
  • English and Comparative Literature
  • European Studies (French, German, Italian, Russian)
  • Geography Club
  • Geography Department
  • History
  • International Business
  • International Business Society
  • International Security & Conflict Resolution Student Society
  • Japanese Language Program
  • Language Exchange Community
  • Latin American Studies
  • LGBTQ+ Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Political Science Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha - Gamma Upsilon Chapter
  • Political Science Student Organization
  • Rhetoric and Writing Studies
  • Science, Technology, and Society Studies
  • Social Science
  • Sociology
  • Spanish and Portuguese
  • Spanish Language Society
  • Study of Religion
  • Sustainability
  • The Roundtable Writers of SDSU
  • Urban Studies
  • Women's Studies
  • ARC Membership
  • Associated Students - Government Affairs
  • Associated Students - Graduate Student Association
  • A.S. Food Pantry
  • Aztec Adventures
  • Baseball Club
  • Crew/Men's Rowing Club
  • Cycling Club
  • Daily Aztec
  • Dance Club
  • ENS Classes/Group Fitness
  • Ice Hockey Club
  • Intramurals
  • KCR
  • Men's Club Volleyball
  • Men's Lacrosse Club
  • Men's Soccer Club
  • Men's Ultimate Frisbee Club
  • Men's Water Polo Club
  • Mission Bay Aquatic Center
  • Rugby Club
  • Ski & Snowboard Club
  • Surf Club
  • Tennis Club
  • Triathlon Club
  • Waterski & Wakeboard Club
  • Women's Lacrosse Club
  • Women's Rugby Club
  • Women's Soccer Club
  • Women's Ultimate Frisbee Club
  • Women's Volleyball Club
  • Women's Water Polo Club
  • Athletics Internships
  • Aztec Athletics
  • Aztec Spirit Squads
  • Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Center
  • Aztec Parents Association
  • Aztec Shops
  • Basic Needs Center & Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT)
  • Cal Coast Student Financial Center
  • Career Services
  • Center for Commuter Life, Commuter Resource Center
  • Center for Intercultural Relations (CIR)
  • Center for Student Organizations and Activities
  • Counseling & Psychological Services
  • EOP, Outreach and Success
  • Esports Engagement Center
  • Glazer Center for Leadership and Service
  • Global Education Office
  • Hillel of San Diego
  • Military and Veterans Program
  • New Student and Family Convocation and Welcome Week
  • New Student Orientation
  • Office of Housing Administration
  • Pierce Greek Life Center
  • Project Rebound - Center for Transformative Justice
  • Student Disability Services
  • Student Health Services
  • Student Veteran Organization
  • The Pride Center
  • Troops to Engineers
  • Undocumented Resource Center
  • Women's Resource Center
  • Alt Protein Project at SDSU
  • Andrés Bonifacio Samahan
  • Anime and Manga Club
  • Asian Pacific Student Alliance
  • Badminton Team at SDSU
  • Black Renaissance Theatre Organization
  • BlacqSpace
  • Compact Scholars Student Association
  • Creative Collective Magazine
  • CRU
  • Destino
  • Education Without Borders
  • Girl Gains
  • Hispanic Serving Institution Student Advisory Board (HSI SAB)
  • InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Constitution
  • Kolorhouse.sdsu
  • Korean American Student Association (KASA)
  • Latinx Student Union
  • Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlan
  • Mustard Seed Project SDSU
  • Pathways Mentors
  • Planned Parenthood Generation Action
  • Project Rebound Student Alliance
  • Psychedelic Club
  • Sailing Team at SDSU
  • Save Soil SDSU
  • SDSU Hiking Club
  • Tabletop Gaming Club
  • The Women's Network (TWN)
  • Tijuana Home Build
  • Turning Point USA at SDSU
  • Vietnamese Student Association
  • XCENTRIC!SD Dance Team
  • All for Education
  • Child & Family Development
  • Child & Family Development Student Organization
  • College of Education
  • Counseling and Social Change Minor and Student Organization
  • Cultural Proficiency Minor
  • Dual Language and English Learner Education
  • Leadership Minor
  • Liberal Studies
  • Special Education
  • Student California Teachers Association (SCTA)
  • Aerospace Engineering Department
  • Alpha Omega Epsilon
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Civil, Construction, Environmental Engineering Department
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering Department
  • Engineering Student Affairs/Center for Student Success in Engineering
  • Engineers Without Borders SDSU
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA)
  • Mechanical Engineering Department
  • Mechatronics
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  • Rocket Project
  • Troops to Engineers
  • Women in Engineering
  • Women of Astronautics and Aeronautics (WoAA)
  • Gates to Success
  • Student Academic Success
  • Undeclared Student Council
  • Weber Honors College
  • Weber Honors College Student Society
  • Asian Business Association
  • Career Management Center
  • Entrepreneurship Society
  • Finance and Investment Society
  • Fowler Center for Student Success
  • Lavin Entrepreneurship Center
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Sports Business Initiative
  • TAMID Group
  • Aztec Adaptive Sports
  • Friends of MSF SDSU
  • Graduate School of Public Health Student Council
  • Health & Human Services College Council
  • Kinesiology Organization Revolutionizing Exercise
  • Latino Student Social Work Association
  • National Student Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Association
  • Public Health Initiative
  • Social Action Committee
  • Student Academy of Audiology
  • Student Nurses Association
  • Student Nutrition Organization
  • Students for Public Health
  • Dining
  • New Student and Parent Programs
  • Office of Housing Administration
  • Residential Education Office
  • Student Housing Alumni
  • Tours en Español
  • Advertising Club
  • Air Force ROTC
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts
  • American Society of Interior Designers
  • Arnold Air Society, John Burdette Binkley Squadron
  • Asian American Journalist Association
  • Aztec Army ROTC
  • Aztec Aviation Organization
  • Aztec Music Group
  • California Music Educators Association at SDSU
  • Ceramic Arts Association
  • Chamber Music Association of SDSU
  • Collegiate Chapter of MTNA at SDSU
  • Criminal Justice Student Association
  • Design and Technical Association
  • Film Society: "It's for the Big Screen"
  • Forensics/Speech & Debate
  • Furniture Design Association
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Communication Student Organization
  • Honor Guard
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • HUE
  • International Studies Minor
  • Iota Eta Pi Improv Team
  • Jewelry Student Co-op
  • Lambda Pi Eta
  • Lodging Managmenet Student Association (LMSA)
  • Master's of Science in HTM
  • MESA - Meetings and Events Student Association
  • Music and Dance
  • Musical Theatre Club
  • Musicians Club at SDSU
  • National Association of Black Journalists
  • National Association of Hispanic Journalists
  • NSMH - National Society of Minorities in Hospitality
  • Phi Mu Alpha
  • Photography Club
  • Professional Studies and Fine Arts
  • PSFA College Council
  • Public Administration Club
  • Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
  • Raptors Club
  • Recreation & Tourism Management
  • RSO "Phase 0"
  • RTSA - Recreation & Tourism Student Association
  • School of Art and Design
  • School of Communication
  • School of Journalism & Media Studies (SPJ)
  • School of Public Affairs
  • School of Theatre, Television, and Film
  • SCREAM - Students Creating Rides Entertainment Attractions & Memories
  • SDSU Dance Division
  • SDSU FOODies
  • SDSU Marching Band
  • Skull and Dagger Dramatic Society
  • Society of Communication and Leadership (SoCAL)
  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • Teatro Azteca
  • Women in Criminal Justice
  • Active Minds
  • American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
  • Artificial Intelligence Club (AI Club)
  • Astronomy Department
  • Aztec Game Lab (AGL)
  • Aztec in Medicine
  • Aztec Professional Pre-Health Organization (APPHO)
  • Beta Psi Omega
  • Biology Department
  • Black Student Science Organization (BSSO)
  • Center for the Advancement of Students in Academia (CASA)
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry Department
  • College of Sciences Dean's Office
  • College of Sciences Student Council (CSSC)
  • College of Sciences Student Success Center (CoS SSC)
  • Computer Science Department
  • Earth and Environmental Science Major
  • FOCUS, Pre-Optometry Club
  • Flying Samaritans of SDSU
  • Geological Sciences Department
  • Girls Who Code College Loop at SDSU
  • Health Professions Advising Office
  • Marine Ecology and Biology Student Association (MEBSA)
  • Math and Science Learning Center
  • Mathematics & Statistics Department
  • National Arab American Medical Association
  • Physics Department
  • Pre-Dental Organization
  • Pre-Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA)
  • Psy Club/PsiChi
  • Psychology Club
  • Psychology Department
  • Schwartz Astronomical Society
  • SDSU Cyber Defense Team
  • Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Chapter at SDSU
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
  • Society of Physics Students
  • Society of Statisticians and Actuaries
  • Student Affiliates of The American Chemical Society
  • The Look Magazine
  • Women in Medicine (W.I.M)
  • Women in Physics
  • Women in Science Society - SDSU (WSS)
  • Black Transfer Student Success/Support (BTSS)
  • Center for Commuter Life
  • Education Without Borders
  • EOP Outreach and Success
  • Latinx Resource Center
  • Office of Admissions
  • Transfer Student Outreach Alliance (TSOA)
  • Undocumented Resource Center
  • Cal-Coast Credit Union
  • Division of Research & Innovation
  • KPBS
  • Parking and Transportation
  • SDSU Alumni
  • Student Research
  • University Police
  • University Seal of Biliteracy and Culture Competence Program (USBCC)
  • Zahn Innovation Platform (ZIP) Launchpad

Pop-Up Dance Class

At 11:30 a.m., join the School of Music and Dance for a pop-up dance class.

Athletic Events

See our Division I teams in action and cheer on the Aztecs.

Women's Lacrosse

Women's Lacrosse vs. University of Oregon

1 p.m.
Free admission.
SDSU Lacrosse Field
Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo vs. Santa Clara University

1 p.m.
Free admission.
Aztec Aquaplex
Aztec Baseball

Aztec Baseball vs. University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

1 p.m.
General admission tickets are $6 for ages 3+. Free SDSU rally towels to the first 500 fans.
Tony Gwynn Stadium

Play Like an Aztec

SDSU's student government, Associated Students, supports the mission of SDSU by creating, promoting and funding social, recreational, cultural, and educational programs and facilities both on campus and in the community. Take advantage of these special offers during the weekend of Explore!

Aztec Lanes

Aztec Lanes Bowling

Friday, 2-5:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 12-4 p.m.
Free shoe rental with bowling game purchase for Explore SDSU participants.
Aztec Lanes, Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union
stand up paddleboarding

Mission Bay Aquatic Center

Friday-Sunday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m
Free 2.5 hour kayak or stand up paddleboard rental for Explore SDSU participants.
Mission Bay Aquatic Center, 1001 Santa Clara Place, San Diego CA 92109

Other Weekend Events

The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity provides students with the rich and distinctive experience that is the hallmark of an SDSU education. They create diverse communities and new cultural experiences that inspire students to break down barriers and transform lives. Come out and experience these special events!

Native people dressed in traditional clothing.
Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
This free event includes dance contests, cultural displays, arts and craft booths, food vendors, and various informational booths.
Recreation Field 103
Jason McGee & The Choir
Saturday, 3-6 p.m
Get ready for Prayze on the Yard, an extension of CSU Super Sunday! This event features food, vendors and free gospel music.
Campus Lot 13 behind Viejas Arena

5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182

Getting to Campus

Campus Parking is Free

Campus parking is free for the day. Please park in Parking 3 (P3), Parking 4 (P4), Parking 1 (P1), or Parking 12 (P12). Allow at least 45 minutes to park prior to your first activity.

family at photobooth

Disabled Person (DP) Parking

Disabled person parking areas are reserved for those persons with a valid DMV issued placard or plate. You may park in a DP stall as long as the disabled person's DMV placard or plate is present. Should you require special accommodations please contact Parking and Transportation Services at [email protected].

Public Transportation

Public transportation is an excellent option for the day! You can take the trolley or bus and it will drop you off at our SDSU Transit Center, which is located next to the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union. Learn more about our public transportation options.


Helpful Tips

  • Wear comfortable shoes—there's a lot of walking.
  • Bring your refillable water bottle. There are hydration stations around campus.
  • Allow 45 minutes to park and find your first event.
  • There is no check-in, just head over to your first event and start your day!
  • Plan to be flexible with your schedule. Information sessions and tours are first come, first served, and some may reach maximum capacity.
  • Visit an information booth (you'll find various locations across campus) if you need a campus map or if you have any questions.
  • Ready to commit to SDSU? Visit our Intent to Enroll booth to commit to SDSU at the event! You will need to have your $400 nonrefundable deposit ready when you submit your Intent to Enroll. Both your deposit and your Intent to Enroll will be submitted online via my.SDSU. The Finalize Your Enrollment Guide provides instructions on how to accept your offer and pay your deposit in my.SDSU.

SDSU Dining

Get a taste of what it will be like to eat like an SDSU Aztec. All of these dining locations are on the meal plans except for Trader Joe's!

Aztec Recreation Center

  • Shake Smart 9 a.m.–8 p.m.

Aztec Shops Terrace

  • Aztec Market 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Starbucks 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Charles B. Bell Jr. Pavilion

  • Aztec Market 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Baba's Pizza 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Jamal's Chicken 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Panda Express 10:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Rubio's 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Subway 8 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • The Halal Shack 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union

  • Aztec Market 8 a.m–3 p.m.
  • Oggi's 12–8 p.m.
  • Shake Smart (in Aztec Market) 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Starbucks 6:30 a.m–10 p.m.
  • The Habit 10:30 a.m.–10 p.m.

Cuicacalli Suites

  • Aztec Market 9 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • The Garden (brunch) 10 a.m–2 p.m.

South Campus Plaza

  • Broken Yolk Café 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Epic Wings N' Things 11 a.m.–11 p.m.
  • Eureka! 11 a.m.–12 a.m.
  • Everbowl 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
  • Poki One N Half 11 a.m.–9 p.m.
  • Trader Joe's 8 a.m.–9 p.m.
  • Which Wich 8 a.m.–10 p.m.

University Towers

  • Aztec Market 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • University Towers Kitchen (UTK) Grill 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Other Locations

Accept your offer of admission in my.SDSU by May 15.

Join the SDSU Family today!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Continue checking our website for updated information on sessions, activities, and more.

Yes, this event is free to all attendees.

Although registration is not required, we encourage you to register so that we can stay connected with you about this event.


If you are an admitted student and have not submitted your Intent to Enroll, please visit my.SDSU and make sure that your contact information is up-to-date. This is the contact information that we use to stay in touch with you and remind you of important deadlines. Be sure to check your email often.

After you complete your Intent to Enroll, you will receive information about your official SDSU Gmail email address. Official communication from the university will be delivered to your official SDSU Gmail email address after your Intent to Enroll is submitted. Learn more about your official SDSU email. If you need to update your mailing address or phone number, please make these updates in my.SDSU.

Have you submitted your Intent to Enroll and are officially a new student? For reminders, tips, and more sneak peeks into SDSU life as you get ready for the fall semester, follow @sdsuadmissions. And don't forget to share your Explore SDSU photos with us @sdsuadmissions for a chance to be featured on our stories or feed!

Please email [email protected] if you have any questions about Explore SDSU Admitted Student Day.

We look forward to seeing you!

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