Air quality and power outage update for Oct. 29

Editor’s note: The following message was emailed to students, faculty and staff Oct. 28. We will continue updating the SF State Announcements web page as new information becomes available.

PG&E public safety power shutoffs are expected to continue throughout the Bay Area with additional outages projected for Tuesday, Oct. 29, through Thursday, Oct. 31. The San Francisco State University main campus remains open for all classes, activities and operations.

SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Campus remains closed. All Estuary & Ocean Science Center-based activities are canceled. For updates, visit

At the main SF State campus due to smoke from fires in the region, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has forecast air quality conditions in the vicinity that may affect sensitive groups.

It is advised that sensitive groups taking part in outdoor activities move indoors as needed. Children, older adults and individuals with heart and lung disease are considered especially sensitive and should remain indoors.

The campus has a supply of N95 particulate masks for voluntary use. For students, stop by the Mashouf Wellness Center or Student Health Services to pick up a mask. For faculty and staff, please go to Environment, Health and Safety located in ADM 259 to pick up a mask.

Air quality conditions can be viewed on For the most up-to-date power outage information, visit: PG&E. Visit SF State Announcements for University updates.