Media Advisory: SF State to hold open house for admitted students

University to host more than 7,000 visitors, including students and families, during Sneak Preview


SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2013 -- San Francisco State University will host more than 7,000 visitors, including undergraduate students admitted for the fall 2013 semester and their families, as part of its annual Sneak Preview open house on April 13.

Students and families will be able to take tours of the campus, on-campus housing, library, classrooms and labs as well as receive information about financial aid and accept their admission offer. More than 200 academic departments and campus organizations will have tables on the quad. An "academic showcase" highlighting various University departments and programs will also take place across campus throughout the day.

  • WHAT: Sneak Preview Open House at SF State
  • WHEN: 10:30 a.m. ­– 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13
  • WHO: Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2013 and their families
  • WHERE: San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco

SF State received nearly 54,000 undergraduate applications for the fall 2013 semester, of which a little more than half were offered admission. The University expects roughly 7,000 new undergraduate students to enroll for the fall.

Media wishing to cover Sneak Preview may contact University Communications at (415) 338-1665 or


SF State is the only master's-level public university serving the counties of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin. The University enrolls nearly 30,000 students each year and offers nationally acclaimed programs in a range of fields -- from creative writing, cinema and biology to history, broadcast and electronic communication arts, theatre arts and ethnic studies. The University’s more than 212,000 graduates have contributed to the economic, cultural and civic fabric of San Francisco and beyond.