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San Diego State University

Student Life and Leadership

Welcome to Student Life and Leadership!

It is important to make the most of your experiences at San Diego State University by getting involved. You can balance your time for learning, leading, and living by participating in activities with other students who share your same interests. Build your skills, create friendships and become a part of the exciting things happening on our campus!

Come visit us in Student Life & Leadership where opportunities for involvement are waiting for you.


Student Organization & Conflict Awarness Training (SOCIA) 

Student organization training requirements for the 2016-2017 academic year include Student Organization Conflict & Identity Awareness Training (SOCIA).  SDSU SOCIA Training is offered in collaboration with the National Conflict Resolution Center, an organization that promotes collaborative dispute resolution and conflict management to individuals, organizations, and society.

Trainers offer a wealth of applicable knowledge and information to leaders on how to successfully engage with different conflict roles. Additionally, students learn valuable aspects of identity awareness which helps them become effective leaders as well as diverse individuals. SOCIA trainings as a whole, can be seen as a leadership and personal enhancement seminars.

SDSU SOCIA Training is offered in collaboration with the National Conflict Resolution Center, an organization that promotes collaborative dispute resolution and conflict management to individuals, organizations, and society.
For registration information, please visit the Student Organization Website.



Student Life & Leadership promotes student engagement, development, and success. We provide a balanced University experience for our diverse community through teaching, advising, and programming.

Office Contact Information

Location: Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, Student Life & Leadership Office (Second Floor) - Suite 210

Telephone: (619)594-5221


Mailing Address:
Student Life & Leadership
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-7440

Department Mail Code: 7440 

Fees Enforced

logo: Instructional Technology Services

The classroom Smart Technology includes the classroom computer and/or projector. If you choose to utilize the Smart Technology, you will be provided an invoice for the $225 technology use fee, even if the organization's advisor is present at the event. If you have questions concerning the technology use in campus classrooms and the fee associated, you can find the Technology Usage Policies here. If you elect to forgo the technology and attempt to have a faculty or staff member unlock it, your technology will be terminated remotely by Instructional Technology Services (ITS). 

For more information, please visit theITS policy.

Are you interested in working at Student Life and Leadership?

If you are a student and are interested in working as a Student Assistant, please fill out the application form:

Student Life & Leadership Student Employee Application



News and Events

2016 - 2017 RSO Process 


The application to renew your Recognized Student Organization for the 2016 - 2017 academic year will be available on August 01, 2016. 


Student Organization Leadership Development Program (SOLD) 

Student Life & Leadership (SLL) is excited to announce the launch of the Student Organization Leadership Development Program (SOLD).The program focuses student and organizational growth within your student group

The program offers various activities and events for student leaders to participate in throughout the semester. These activities foster valuable personal and professional skills for you as you progress through your college leadership journey.


Participation on this program will greatly enhance the sustainability and continued growth of your RSO.

For more information on the Student Organization Leadership Development Program (SOLD) click here.


Student Organizations & Activities Committee

Interested in planning events and activities for students? Would you like to help shape the landscape for student organizations on campus? How would you like to plan the inaugural Student Org Awards Banquet? 

 Apply here!

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Spring 2016 Student Organization Office & Storage Space

Your organization MUST be recognized in order to apply. Please click on the link below to download the application:

RSO Office Space Application 

RSO Basement Storage Application

Please drop off both applications to the SLL office or

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