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Undeclared Students

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Multifaceted human-environmental issues facing the world

Study multifaceted dimensions of global conflicts

Discover Ancient Cultures, Learn from History.

Design your major from three departments

Asian Studies Major – Interdisciplinary Major in CAL

Diverse and challenging career options through Geological Sciences


    The Office for Undeclared Students supports student success by partnering with faculty and staff across campus to help undeclared students explore and engage in their educational and personal purpose. To advance undeclared student success in choosing a major leading to graduation, we collaborate with the following campus partners:

    •     Academic Departments
    •     Advising & Evaluations
    •     Alumni Association
    •     Associated Students
    •     Career Services
    •     College Assistant Deans

    New Student Orientation
    Undeclared freshmen are encouraged to participate in the "Undeclared Session" during New Student Orientation. Here you will learn strategies to choose a major, Career Services support during your major exploration process and Fall 2017 class schedule recommendations. To register for New Student Orientation visit:


    Undeclared Student Resources

    Upon entering SDSU, all undeclared students should:

    -  Create your Aztec Connection Profile
    on the Career Services home page 

    -  Complete the free online Type Focus Assessment at:

    -  Attend at least one (preferably every) Student Success workshop

    -  Participate in events by 
    Career Services

    -  Attend an Undeclared College Council meeting

    -  Meet with an Adviser at the main Academic Advising Center in SSW 1551

    -  Meet with Major Advisers in your areas of interest

    To maximize student success, we encourage all incoming undeclared freshmen to complete the above during their first year.

    New for Fall 2017 - GEN S 280 student reports on being undeclared!

    Read the informational (and inspirational) reports written by undeclared first year students enrolled in GEN S 280 by clicking on this link


    Important reminder: you must declare a major by the time you complete 70 units. If you are still undeclared at 70+ units earned, a registration hold will be placed on your record until you officially declare your major at the Office of the Registrar. 

    Undeclared students can increase their likelihood of graduating within four years, if they develop a thoughtful plan in choosing a major by seeking mentoring and advice from a variety of campus resources:

    main campus advising,

    - major advisers - visit the Major Adviser Directory

    - career services counselors.  For Career Services counseling hours

    - Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement.  Via walk-in (see the calendar below) or via email:

    Advising Calendar [click on the links to see end times]

    Advising and Support


    Undeclared advising hours for Fall 2017

    See the Google calendar below for walk-in advising hours (be sure to click on the links for complete information)

    Office: AD 101

    [NEW LOCATION FOR FALL 2017!!!] 


    Undeclared Student Success Workshop Series


    Undeclared Student Success Workshops will be held throughout the academic year.

    schedule of the Fall 2017 workshops is available here.


    Students who missed the Registration Planning Workshop can view a podcasted version of the workshop with a computer or with a phone and then email us their planner list of classes using this planner list form and receive individualized feedback.


    How to Declare a Major

    To view a two-minute video podcast with a computer, click on this PODCAST link

    To view a two-minute video podcast with a phone or other small device, click on this PODCAST link 

    To download the undeclared declaration of major form, click on this DECLARATION FORM link


    SDSU Majors Database for Undeclared Students 

    SDSU Majors Database pdf version of the SDSU Majors database for undeclared students. The Excel version is available to undeclared students through the Undeclared Blackboard Homeroom.


    New Student Orientation

    We look forward to seeing all new undeclared students and their familes at the new student orientation in July. Information is available here.


    @state newsletter

    See what's happening at SDSU: click here for the newsletter.


    Contact Us

    Office of Undeclared Majors

    Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement
    San Diego State University
    Administration Building 101 

    5500 Campanile Drive
    San Diego, CA 92182-1623
    Phone:  619-594-7715



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