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 communications, development, alumni relations and advancement services.

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Advancement Services & Operations

Gift processing and maintaining the databases that are critical to making connections with our alumni and the community at large.

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Alumni Relations & University Engagement

Alumni Relations is the catalyst to stay in touch with your lifelong community, and find the support you need to achieve what’s next.

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Strategic Marketing and Communications

Responsible for sharing information about SFSU, with the goal of building recognition for the University's strengths and achievements.

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University Development

Works with our neighbors, businesses, alumni and other stakeholders to raise funds that support our excellence in education.