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  • DEADLINE: Tuesday, February 4th February 3, 2020

    Tuesday, February 4th is the schedule adjustment deadline for the Spring 2020 semester at SDSU.  There can be no changes to schedules after 7:59 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4th.  Students will be charged for any extra units beyond 12 undergraduate or 9 graduate units that they are enrolled in.  The rate is $282 per undergraduate unit and $342 per graduate unit.

    Please remove yourselves from any waiting lists that you no longer wish to be on, and drop yourselves from any unwanted classes.

    Students enrolled in fewer than 12 undergraduate or 9 graduate units will be out of status with their F-1 student visas, and may need to return home.

    Questions?  See or email Johanna Gleason ( or Eric Dalton (

  • Important Reminder: Tuesday, January 28th January 27, 2020

    Dear Semester at SDSU Students:

    Tuesday, January 28th is the last day that you may add yourselves into open seats in SDSU classes.  Starting on January 29th, you can add yourselves to waitlists, but not into classes, even if there are open seats available.  Only professors can add students into classes beginning January 29th.

  • Full-Time Requirement and Extra Units January 24, 2020

    Reminder to all students:  To be in status with your F-1 visas, you must be enrolled full-time.  Full time is defined as 12 undergraduate units or 9 graduate units.

    There is a per-unit charge of $282 (undergraduate) and $342 (graduate) for any units above 12 undergraduate or 9 graduate.

    If you are enrolled in more than 12 undergraduate units or 9 graduate units after the schedule adjustment deadline of February 4th at 7:59 p.m. , you will have to pay for the additional units.

    Questions?  Email or

  • BAföG Forms January 21, 2020

    German students – you may begin turning your completed BAFoG forms into the World Campus registration windows, located just outside the ALI Office on Hardy Ave., on Wednesday, February 5th at 8:00 a.m.  Please allow 5 working days for processing.  Students who turn them in on February 5th may pick them up beginning on February 12th; students who turn them in on February 6th may pick them up beginning on February 13th, etc.

  • Business Graduate Students – January 16, 2020

    Are you looking for a graduate level business course?  Consider taking MGT 748, International Entrepreneurship and Business Development, which meets on Thursdays at 7 p.m.  You have the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience working with entrepreneurs and business development managers from New Zealand and Italy, in sectors such as sports and drone technologies, biotech and others. Hone your consulting and business development competencies and gain skills useful for a career in any industry.

  • City Bus Tour – Semester at SDSU January 15, 2020

    Hi All —

    Join us for an awesome free city bus tour of San Diego.  See all the best parts of San Diego.  Make new friends.  Take photos.  Shop and stop for a drink or snack.  And hang out with fun ALI staff!

    Meet outside the ALI main office at 8:30 a.m.

  • Semester at SDSU Spring 2020 January 13, 2020

    Class Enrollment begins on January 14th at 9:00 a.m.

    Click here for instructions on how to add classes.

    Click here for instructions on how to use blackboard/webportal.

  • Welcome Spring 2020! January 6, 2020
    Welcome, Spring 2020 Semester at SDSU Students! 

    We’re delighted that you’ve chosen to study with us here at Semester at SDSU.  Orientation Check-In begins at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 13th, 2020 in ENS 280!

    Be sure to refer to our calendar for all important upcoming dates.

    Semester at SDSU Checklist!

    In order to better assist you and your process of getting started for the upcoming semester, we’ve put together a checklist for you to refer to.  At your convenience, please take the time to familiarize yourself with the things you’ll need to consider and organize before joining us here in San Diego.  You can of course contact us here at the ALI for any clarifications or questions you might have about this process.

    We look forward to seeing you soon here at SDSU!

    The Semester at SDSU Team

    Semester Checklist

  • Fall 2019 Students November 20, 2019

    Fall 2019 Students – It was great having you with us this semester!   We hope you had a great time and learned a lot!  Please come back and visit if you can.

    In the meantime, please pay careful attention to the information below.

    How to Order Your Official SDSU Transcript

    1. Log in to SDSU WebPortal.
      • If you need help, select Can’t log in? at the bottom left and follow the instructions.
    2. Select Unofficial Transcript (NOT My Grades).
      • If you cannot print an unofficial transcript, your grades have not been posted.
    3. You may receive an error message on the Unofficial Transcript until Dec. 31.
    4. When you have verified that your unofficial transcript is accurate, select Official Transcript.
    5. • Select your desired format: Certified Electronic PDF or Hard Copy Paper.
      • Select Continue.
      • Complete all fields and follow all instructions.

    Important Information

    • The fee for each official transcript is $10.
    • Ordering an official transcript before your grades are posted on WebPortal will result in a blank transcript and you will have to reorder and pay again.
    • Transcripts will be sent to the address or email that you indicate. It is your responsibility to enter a complete and accurate address.
    • For electronic transcripts, check with your university to ensure they accept PDF documents.
    • You will receive a confirmation from the registrar’s office once your order has been sent.
    • GRADUATE STUDENTS: All transcripts will say “Undergraduate Transcript.” Graduate classes are designated by course level 600 and above. If needed, we can provide a letter stating that these courses are graduate level.
    • Paper transcripts should arrive 6–8 weeks from the send date. The earliest send date may be in the middle of January, but can take longer depending on mail delivery in your home country. If your transcripts do not arrive, please email the Transcript Unit at

    Blackboard Access: Please note that you will not have Blackboard access after the semester ends. If you need documents from Blackboard, such as a course syllabus, we strongly advise that you download or print them now. It will be difficult and time-consuming to obtain these documents after the semester ends.

    Questions? Email the Transcript Unit at

  • How To Add Classes Slides Spring 2020 August 15, 2019

    Click here to view instructions on how to add SDSU classes (Business students:  How to add “Main-Campus” classes)

    Click here to view instructions on how to set up and use Webportal and Blackboard