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Hepner Hall is one of the original campus buildings on Montezuma Mesa and remains SDSU's most recognized and most photographed building with its mission-style tower and archways.
Hepner Hall is one of the original campus buildings on Montezuma Mesa and remains SDSU's most recognized and most photographed building with its mission-style tower and archways.
The Aztec Experience
EMBARK ON A JOURNEY THROUGH THE UNPARALLELED SDSU EXPERIENCE
Leadership Inspired
Academic, co-curricular and community service opportunities empower Aztecs to demonstrate and refine their leadership abilities.
Diversity Redefined
Our shared humanity, defined by each individual’s ethnic, social and spiritual identity and experiences, is how Aztecs define their place in the global community.
Meaningful Connections
Connecting with faculty, staff and fellow students supports academic success by making campus every student’s “home away from home.”
Transformational Opportunities
Studying abroad, completing an internship, working with a mentor or conducting research are just some of the practices that change SDSU students for the better.
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The Aztec Experience
EMBARK ON A JOURNEY THROUGH THE UNPARALLELED SDSU EXPERIENCE
Leadership Inspired
Academic, co-curricular and community service opportunities empower Aztecs to demonstrate and refine their leadership abilities.
Diversity Redefined
Our shared humanity, defined by each individual’s ethnic, social and spiritual identity and experiences, is how Aztecs define their place in the global community.
Meaningful Connections
Connecting with faculty, staff and fellow students supports academic success by making campus every student’s “home away from home.”
Transformational Opportunities
Studying abroad, completing an internship, working with a mentor or conducting research are just some of the practices that change SDSU students for the better.
Be International
YOUR FIRST STOP FOR SDSU INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
International Students
San Diego State offers countless opportunities to international students. Options range from intensive language learning and exchange semesters to a great variety of degree programs. Learn how to apply for admission and check out the many events and services available.
Aztecs Going Abroad
Start your global educational adventure today! The Aztecs Abroad Database contains hundreds of exciting study abroad programs and the Be International blog is filled with SDSU students’ experiences from all over the world. There is a wealth of opportunities just waiting to be explored!
The Holi Festival, a traditionally Indian celebration of spring, is just one of the international events held on the SDSU campus each year.
Be International
YOUR FIRST STOP FOR SDSU INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
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The Holi Festival, a traditionally Indian celebration of spring, is just one of the international events held on the SDSU campus each year.
International Students
San Diego State offers countless opportunities to international students. Options range from intensive language learning and exchange semesters to a great variety of degree programs. Learn how to apply for admission and check out the many events and services available.
Aztecs Going Abroad
Start your global educational adventure today! The Aztecs Abroad Database contains hundreds of exciting study abroad programs and the Be International blog is filled with SDSU students’ experiences from all over the world. There is a wealth of opportunities just waiting to be explored!
Discovery Starts Here
RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Endless Exploration
Scientific and artistic endeavors stem from the same fundamental desire to understand the world and unlock its mysteries.
SDSU’s astronomy department is one of only a handful of universities in the world that operates its own mountaintop observatory. Including the Claud, SDSU's Mt. Laguna Observatory has four operable telescopes. Photo: Harish Khandrika
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SDSU’s astronomy department is one of only a handful of universities in the world that operates its own mountaintop observatory. Including the Claud, SDSU's Mt. Laguna Observatory has four operable telescopes. Photo: Harish Khandrika
Discovery Starts Here
RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Endless Exploration
Scientific and artistic endeavors stem from the same fundamental desire to understand the world and unlock its mysteries.
Entrepre­neurship Starts Here
SDSU's entrepreneurship programs are recognized nationally
Lavin Entrepreneurship Center
The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center anchors SDSU's entrepreneurship curriculum and gives students tools to transform their classroom learning into practice.
Zahn Innovation Center
The Zahn Innovation Center is a multidisciplinary incubator that helps students, faculty and staff collaborate to launch companies ranging from 3D printing to bio fuels.
Shake Smart was founded on campus in 2011 by two SDSU students. It has grown to 6 locations in San Diego County, including a second campus store.
Entrepre­neurship Starts Here
SDSU's entrepreneurship programs are recognized nationally
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Shake Smart was founded on campus in 2011 by two SDSU students. It has grown to 6 locations in San Diego County, including a second campus store.
Lavin Entrepreneurship Center
The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center anchors SDSU's entrepreneurship curriculum and gives students tools to transform their classroom learning into practice.
Zahn Innovation Center
The Zahn Innovation Center is a multidisciplinary incubator that helps students, faculty and staff collaborate to launch companies ranging from 3D printing to bio fuels.
Go Aztecs!
SDSU Athletics fosters student athletes who succeed
Moving with Momentum
SDSU's NCAA Division I student-athletes succeed academically and competitively against major collegiate competition.
The Aztecs have appeared in six straight NCAA tournaments under the guidance of head coach Steve Fisher. Photo: Derrick Tuskan
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The Aztecs have appeared in six straight NCAA tournaments under the guidance of head coach Steve Fisher. Photo: Derrick Tuskan
Go Aztecs!
SDSU Athletics fosters student athletes who succeed
Moving with Momentum
SDSU's NCAA Division I student-athletes succeed academically and competitively against major collegiate competition.
The Campaign For...
SDSU HAS RAISED MORE THAN $500 MILLION TO SUPPORT STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF. THERE IS MORE WORK TO BE DONE, SO WE'VE SET A NEW GOAL OF $750 MILLION!
Gloria Rhodes

As an associate librarian, Gloria spearheads SDSU’s oral history project documenting the African American presence in San Diego. Library faculty and staff produce original research and support information access for the campus community.

John San Miguel

Marine Corps veteran John San Miguel interned at SPAWAR through SDSU’s Troops to Engineers program. Currently working on a master’s degree in computer science, John is now a full-time SPAWAR professional and a mentor to SDSU student veterans.

Tenille Taggart
Donor-supported research endowments allow students like Tenille to gain valuable hands-on experiences and enrich their learning by working directly with faculty to address challenges in basic science and the social sciences.
Isaac Allen
As a faculty artist in the School of Music and Dance and a founding member of the Hausmann Quartet, Isaac is an example of SDSU’s commitment to the creativity. Philanthropy supports the visual and performing arts and scholarships for aspiring artists.
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The Campaign For...
SDSU HAS RAISED MORE THAN $500 MILLION TO SUPPORT STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF. THERE IS MORE WORK TO BE DONE, SO WE'VE SET A NEW GOAL OF $750 MILLION!
Gloria Rhodes

As an associate librarian, Gloria spearheads SDSU’s oral history project documenting the African American presence in San Diego. Library faculty and staff produce original research and support information access for the campus community.

John San Miguel

Marine Corps veteran John San Miguel interned at SPAWAR through SDSU’s Troops to Engineers program. Currently working on a master’s degree in computer science, John is now a full-time SPAWAR professional and a mentor to SDSU student veterans.

Tenille Taggart
Donor-supported research endowments allow students like Tenille to gain valuable hands-on experiences and enrich their learning by working directly with faculty to address challenges in basic science and the social sciences.
Isaac Allen
As a faculty artist in the School of Music and Dance and a founding member of the Hausmann Quartet, Isaac is an example of SDSU’s commitment to the creativity. Philanthropy supports the visual and performing arts and scholarships for aspiring artists.
Arts Alive SDSU
CULTIVATING A CREATIVE CAMPUS
A Culture of Art
A creative catalyst, Arts Alive SDSU presents and engages the best and brightest of the arts at SDSU for all to enjoy.
Arts Alive SDSU brings visual and performing arts to students, faculty and staff across campus with scheduled and unscheduled events and opportunities.
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Arts Alive SDSU brings visual and performing arts to students, faculty and staff across campus with scheduled and unscheduled events and opportunities.
Arts Alive SDSU
CULTIVATING A CREATIVE CAMPUS
A Culture of Art
A creative catalyst, Arts Alive SDSU presents and engages the best and brightest of the arts at SDSU for all to enjoy.