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Aztec Homecoming!

SDSU's legacy has been cultivated by generations of Aztecs and the time has come to continue the saga. Students and alumni will unleash their inner Aztec and flaunt school spirit with pride during Homecoming Week — when red and black take over San Diego through the Rise of the Aztecs. Learn about this month's homecoming activities, including a talent show, sidewalk chalking, scavenger hunt, soccer and football games, and more!

Image: Rise of the Aztecs SDSU Homecoming 2013 logo

Join us for Aztec Homecoming!

Feature Stories




Aztecs Rock Hunger, Again!

SDSU's annual food drive helps feed San Diego's hungry. This year’s goal is to raise 150,000 pounds of food through monetary and food donations. Learn how you can help!


Featured Jobs and Career Opportunities

Photo: job applicantSee a sampling of the jobs and career opportunities currently available to SDSU students!


LGBTQI Community Celebrates in October

Image: SDSU safezones logo Learn about upcoming events for our LGBTQI community including National Coming Out Day, the SafeZones@SDSU Anniversary, and new SDSU Pride Center opening in the spring!

Photo: student absorbed in midterm studyingTackle Stress During Midterms

When it comes to exam season, stress simply comes with the territory.

Here's a cheat-sheet for on-campus resources to help you cope!


Photo: fruitstandFree Health Workshop

A new workshop helps students learn nutrition basics for a healthy college lifestyle.


VentureStart and Zahn Challenge

venturestartGot an idea for a startup venture? If you're a wannabe entrepreneur, learn about VentureStart and the Zahn Challenge at SDSU!


Land a Job That Works for You

Learn about finding great job opportunities and balancing your school responsibilities with work life.

WebPortal Makeover

Image: SDSU webportalSDSU has launched a redesign of WebPortal to create a more user-friendly and intuitive platform. The overhaul includes changes to the site's look and feel, plus improved functionality features such as password unlocking and retrieval.


Take a 1-Unit Class in 2 Days

Need a unit, quick?  Several courses are offered this fall, through SDSU's College of Extended Studies.


Register to Vote in Special Election

Image: San Diego city sealThe City of San Diego will hold a special election for mayor on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Not registered to vote yet? Learn what you need to do to cast your ballot!

October 2013

Dates and Deadlines

Tuesday, 10/01: Applications for admission or readmission to San Diego State University for the fall semester 2014 accepted. Undergraduate applications are NOT accepted after November 30 (postmarked). Graduate applicants should consult Graduate Admissions for closing dates.

Wednesday 10/30: Last day to officially withdraw from all classes for fall 2013 and receive a prorated refund (withdrawal after September 9 requires special approval, and a penalty fee is assessed).

Friday 11/1: Final day for submitting theses (without risk) to Aztec Shops Montezuma Publishing for thesis review to ensure graduation in December 2013.

Featured Events for October 2013