Welcome to University Advancement

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ALUMNI RELATIONS AND UNIVERSITY ENGAGEMENT:

Connecting Gators around the world with each other, the University and the San Francisco Bay Area for more than 80 years.

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STRATEGIC MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS:

Sharing with the world the remarkable stories and achievements of the outstanding SF State students, faculty and staff.

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UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT:

Working with alumni, parents, friends, companies and foundations to help ensure excellence and affordability at SF State.

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SF STATE FOUNDATION:

Wisely managing philanthropic gifts and fostering private support for the University and its noteworthy programs.

About University Advancement

University Advancement is responsible for creating awareness and raising private support for SF State's academic, research and public service missions. Our strategic goals are to instill well-deserved pride in University accomplishments, strengthen awareness and support among the University's key stakeholders, and build a culture of philanthropy and support for SF State. We accomplish this through strategic efforts that incorporate advancement services, strategic marketing communications,  development, alumni relations and university engagement.