COVID-19 News

SEO Updates:

8/23/21 - Starting with the Fall 2021 semester, the SEO Office will be open in person at least 2-3 days per week. Email or call the office for our latest hours. Masks are required. We are also available virtually by email every week day. We have Office hours by Zoom on Tuesdays, 1-3 PM. We answer emails at seo@sfsu.edu. Also, you can contact the Director, Dr. Megumi Fuse, at fuse@sfsu.edu

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6/1/21 - Student Travel Update:

As of June 1, 2021, CSU pandemic-related travel restrictions have ended. Authority and responsibility for SF State travel is now at the campus level. The travel ban has been lifted. Reasonable and necessary travel may resume according to the CSU Travel Policy including the timely submission of an ORSP Request for Authorization to Travel (RAT) form or UCORP Dometstic Travel Authorization (DTA) form before making any travel arrangements.

Travelers are responsible for complying with SF department of Public Health orders and the health orders for their destinations. Travelers should adhere to the latest travel guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


SF State Updates:

Message from the President (paraphrased):

All CSU campuses are distributing grants based on the greatest demonstrated financial need. The federal government is requiring that students must be eligible to receive federal financial aid to be considered. The simple application will be available Monday to those students who are eligible, and they will be directly notified.  They will have until May 11th to apply for priority consideration.  We plan to make these additional awards by May 21.

For more information on the CSU CARES emergency grant program, please visit the website: CSU Cares.

Students who are not eligible should apply for the HOPE Crisis fund.  More information about this fund can be found on the  University Development HOPE Crises fund site.


Other Pandemic Resources:

  • The SF State Library has long-term loaner laptops for students - mostly PCs. See more information HERE.

  • SF State psychiatrist shares pandemic mental health tips: Link HERE