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Student Affairs also works in collaboration with the following student services and programs.

Office of Admissions

The Office of Admissions answers all your questions regarding applying to the university; how and when to apply, admissions requirements, what happens after you've applied, what to do after you've been admitted, how to stay on track.

Advising Services

Academic advising is a critical component of your educational experience, and our advising services are designed to provide the necessary tools and information to help you meet your educational and career goals.

Career Services

We prepare you to make informed decisions regarding your future by providing comprehensive resources, advising, programs, and access to internships, employment, and graduate school opportunities.

Equal Opportunity Program (EOP)

As a direct result of the civil rights and student movements of the 1960s, EOP was designed to encourage the inclusion of low-income and educationally disadvantaged students into higher education.

GE Patterns

Each baccalaureate candidate must complete a University-approved University-wide General Education pattern; there are different options for FTF entering from Fall 2011, prior to 2011, and Transfers with 30+ units.


Found out how you can become a leader. SSU offers various paid student leadership positions.

Orientation Programs

New Student Orientation & Family Programs facilitate the successful transition of new students and their families into the campus — and Seawolf! — community.


Our recruiters "hit the road" each September and visit your high school, answering the question "Why choose SSU?". We encourage families to visit our beautiful campus and meet our student tour guides.

Records & Registration

Learn the registration basics, what SSU's registration dates and unit limits are; how to log in, how to add classes. Waitlisted? Want to see if you're eligible to graduate? Talk to your academic records specialist.

Testing Services

SSU is a certified testing site for proctoring exams. Sonoma State Testing Services administers the following tests: BYU, CLEP, DANTES, EPT-ELM, GRE, LSAT, & various online program exams.

Transition Programs

Sonoma State University's Freshman Learning Cohorts (FLC) help students transition and establish a strong connection to and understanding of the university. We currently offer two types of Freshman Learning Cohorts: a connected residential/academic option, called living-learning communities (LLC) cohort, and an academic cohort where freshmen can live on or off campus. There are many options to choose from within both cohorts.

Veterans' Affairs

SSU's Veterans Affairs Office assists veterans, reservists, and dependents of service-disabled or deceased veterans with educational benefits. Staff is available to provide assistance with completing and filing VA claim forms for federal and state education assistance programs. .