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When you enroll in an academic program at SDSU Global Campus, you’re joining the San Diego State University community — even if you’re not on campus. This means that you’ll have access to many of the same services that on-campus students use throughout their time at SDSU.

The student services listed below are available for SDSU Global Campus students enrolled in our academic programs. These programs include:

SDSU Global Campus also offers Student Success Advising to all students in our degree-bearing programs. Contact to learn more.

Associated Students | Student Engagement | Technology

Associated Students

$19 per unit
Associated Students is an organization created for and directed by SDSU’s student body. Get involved with the larger San Diego State University community through recreational programs, student government, leadership opportunities, and more.

Virtual Opportunities

With Associated Students, you can participate in several virtual opportunities, which include:

  • Join a virtual committee of fellow SDSU Global Campus students to develop new SDSU Global Campus programming
  • Participate in recreational and educational programming and events, including SDSU’s exciting eSports Leagues (FIFA, Madden, Rocket League, and more)
  • Attend virtual wellness sessions, including yoga, meditation, fitness, sports, outdoor activities, and instructional classes
  • Take part in virtual leadership opportunities through student leadership boards, committees, and commissions

Free Services

  • Legal Services — Associated Students has partnered with CLC Legal Plans Incorporated to provide free or discounted legal and financial services to enrolled SDSU students.


You can also apply for the following Associated Student sponsored scholarships:

  • Associated Students Student Body Scholarship
  • Associated Students Study Abroad Scholarship

In-Person Opportunities

If you reside near SDSU’s campus, or you’re passing through the San Diego area, here are some additional services and opportunities to engage with your fellow students through Associated Students:

You’ll also be able to access Associated Student facilities at an SDSU Student Discount. Discounts include

    Mission Bay Aquatics Center
    • $5 equipment rentals
    • discounts on classes and private lessons
  • Student Rates at Aztec Lanes
  • Aztec Recreation — access to ARC, ARC Express, and the Aztec Aquaplex
    • Monthly Student Membership — $35
    • Day Passes — $10
    • Please note that Aztec Recreation is included in the tuition for American Language Institute students.

Free Services

  • AS Food Pantry — The Associated Students Food Pantry provides nutritious food and food program referral services for SDSU students experiencing food insecurity.

Ride Sharing

  • Zimride — A private ride sharing network that connects you with others who want to take the same trip.

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Student Engagement

$21 per unit
As a student at SDSU Global Campus, you’ll have access to a full range of services, programs, and centers that will enhance and enrich your time as a member of the San Diego State University community. These include

Student Disability Services
Student Disability Services helps minimize barriers and ensure equal access to higher education for eligible students with disabilities through academic support services, technology, and advocacy.

Career Services
Through partnerships, education and programming, SDSU Career Services will help you define, develop and realize your career potential. Our team of experienced career counselors have the in-depth knowledge and expertise to help you make the best decisions about your college career. Career Services that you’ll have access to include:

  • Handshake — our online employment and career development resource portal. Resources within Handshake include:
    • GoingGlobal — resource for living abroad, and pursuing jobs and internships.
    • BigInterview — online interview practice platform with video capacity.
    • TypeFocus — career assessment.
  • Aztec Mentor Program — an online mentoring platform for current juniors, seniors and graduate students.

Financial Aid & Scholarships
The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships provides information and counseling services that will help you make informed choices as you and your family plan to meet the costs associated with attending San Diego State University.

Online services include:

  • Student Financial Aid Services — my.SDSU​ gives you access to your financial aid application, financial aid awards, and information on awarded scholarships. For questions on financial aid, please visit
  • Aztec Scholarships are available to SDSU students. In order to be considered, you’ll need to complete the Aztec Scholarship General Application. Find out more about our scholarship opportunities at

The Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center
The Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center is committed to supporting military, military veterans, military spouses, and dependent children in their pursuit of higher education through outreach/admission, G.I. Bill benefits, academic success, graduation, and career development.

Barron Veterans Center serves as a one-stop shop for military connected students. Located in the heart of campus in SDSU’s Centennial Plaza, the Center accommodates the two Troops to Engineering Coordinators, the SDSU Global Campus Military Veterans Services Representative, and the Military Liaison Officer. The 4,000-square-foot space also serves as a place for SDSU’s veterans and military students to come in and hang out, talk, study, watch TV, and relax.

Student Life and Leadership
SDSU’s Student Life and Leadership (SLL) program will help you engage, develop, and succeed throughout your time at San Diego State University. SLL provides a balanced University experience for our diverse community through teaching, advising, and programming.

As SDSU Global Campus grows, SSL will ensure that you’ll have full access to a wide variety of co-curricular opportunities and other student experiences. These include:

  • Leadership and Skills-Development Workshops
  • Leadership Certificate Program
  • Community Service Certificate
  • One SDSU Community Events
  • Aztec Nights Events
  • Student Organization Conflict & Identity Awareness Training

Office of the Ombudsman
The Office of the Ombudsman provides information, advice, referrals, and intervention to students at SDSU. The Student Ombudsman is a student-focused resource who supports students in addressing and resolving concerns or issues that may arise within the University, including faculty/staff conflicts, fee disputes, and grade appeals, whether they occur through an in-person interaction or in the virtual environment.

The Student Ombudsman:

  • Analyzes your situation, identifies options and helps evaluate them
  • Acts as a neutral resource between a student and a faculty/staff member, using informal problem-solving techniques
  • Works closely with the Student Grievance Committee
  • Offers meetings via Zoom or telephone

These offerings are both synchronous and asynchronous and are available both in-person and virtually.

Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities
In support of the mission of San Diego State University, the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities is your resource on good student citizenship. The Center provides outreach, educational materials, and advice to students, faculty, and staff regarding SDSU’s Student Code of Conduct and other system-wide processes.

Office of Well-Being & Health Promotion
The Office of Well-being & Health Promotion will help you stay safe and healthy while you’re a member of the SDSU community. You’ll have access to a dedicated team of health educators, community resource specialists, and subject experts who offer health-related education opportunities, as well as HIV testing information, medical referral assistance, sexual health knowledge, STI education, and alcohol/drug-related information.

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Cultural Centers

SDSU is a diverse community, and SDSU’s Cultural Centers are there to promote and support diversity through a framework that addresses equity, justice, and inclusion. 

These Centers facilitate the learning and growth of traditionally underserved students through programs and events that educate other members of our campus community. They also serve as a forum for intergroup dialogues that address pressing issues, as well as a support network that works with campus stakeholders to create a climate that supports all members of our community.

When you enroll in an SDSU Global Campus academic program, you’ll have full access to all of SDSU’s Cultural Centers and Programs, including:

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$21 per unit
As an SDSU Global Campus student enrolled in one of our academic programs, you’ll have access to technologies, software, and platforms that deliver courses and technology support through your SDSU ID (SDSU email address).

These technological resources include:

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Please note these fees are mandatory for all Global Campus students whether you attend full-time, part-time, online, partially on-campus, or from abroad. The fees cover specific, Global Campus-based fixed costs and ongoing expenses of maintaining and operating student programs, services, and resources. All Global Campus students are required to pay these fees and we do not offer a waiver of these fees, they are part of the costs to be enrolled in our program.