FAQ

Where is Conference Services office located? 

The Conference Services office can be found on the second floor of the Village at Centennial Square Building B Room 240.  The Conference Services Supervisor Office is located on the third floor in the same building Room 340.  Please call us at 415/338-3972 if you need assistance.

 

Is there WiFi access available in the residential community?

The Internet can be accessed in each of the overnight accommodations through the use of your personal laptop, cell phone, or tablet. Wireless access codes are provided to each guest at the time of check in at the front desk of your group’s respective building. Instructions on logging into the Wi-Fi network are provided at check-in.

 

How can I get more toilet paper for my restroom?

Mary Park and Mary Ward Hall bathrooms are cleaned and restocked every day. If you live in the Towers, Towers Junior Suites, Village, or University Park South, please visit your community’s front desk or the Tower’s front desk if your community’s desk is closed. A conference services staff member will be able to assist you.

 

Can I do laundry on campus?

Yes! Laundry rooms are available in all buildings except for Towers Junior Suites (who can access laundry by going to Towers at Centennial Square). The cost is $1.50 per washing machine load and $1.00 per drying load. Laundry supplies are not provided by SF State. Guest will need to bring their own laundry basket, soap, and dryer sheets.

 

What should I do if I have a maintenance concern?

Resident Services is dedicated to providing a safe, convenient, and comfortable living environment for SF State’s residents. You have the option of submitting your service request online, by phone, or via email.

To submit an online service request for Housekeeping, Maintenance, or Grounds, please complete all fields within the request form and press the submit button. Conference groups should indicate the following information when submitting your request:

  • Conference group name
  • Detailed description of the situation
  • Exact location
  • Other information relevant to expedite service

You may also call us at (415) 405-0579 or email us at rpm@sfsu.edu with the above information.

 

Is there a gym or recreation area available for use?

The Village Fitness Center is available for guest use at a fee. For more information about hours of operation, rules and restrictions, and fees please contact the fitness center representative at 415/452-1010. SF State has a track/soccer field, basketball, baseball/softball courts, and a gymnasium offering a pool and lockers for a fee. For more information about usage and fees please contact University Event Services at 415/405-8023.

SF State  has broken ground on the Mashouf Wellness Center. Construction is taking place at the corner of Font and Lake Merced Boulevards, across the street from the West Campus Green and Residence Halls. The project completion date is in 2017. Further details and ongoing updates about the project are available online:

 

Where are the ATM machines on campus?

On the southwest side of campus in the residential community, there are two ATM machines located within the Village at Centennials Square community.  There is one ATM machine next to the Village Market and the second ATM machine is located in Village Building C in front of the US Bank campus branch.

On the southeast side of campus there are ATM machines inside and outside the Cesar Chavez Student Center.  On the plaza level (ground floor) there are two Chase ATM machines and outside of the Student Center (Bookstore) there are two Wells Fargo and Bank of America ATM machines.  Please visit the Cesar Chavez Student Center building maps at Cesar Chavez Student Center Map for more information.

 

What type of parking is available on campus?

Public parking is available in the Parking Garage (Lot 20) at $7.00 per calendar day. Parking may also be available at lot 25. For brief loading and unloading, you may park up to 20 minutes in the parking area on the south side of State Drive. For more information, please visit SFSU Parking.

 

What type of transportation is available on campus?

SF State is a transit-first campus, committed to lowering our drive-alone auto trips to reduce traffic congestion and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. There are a number of transit options for getting to and from SF State. Click on the links below to learn more about the SF State free shuttle service, BART, and Muni bus service.

Conference Services encourages guests and visitors of our community to take public transit to campus. It’s fast, easy and good for the environment! Our campus is served by five (5) major lines by Muni (also known as SFMTA).

For a comprehensive look at the Bay Area's public transportation system, please visit SFSU Parking & Transportation.

  • Shuttle Service: SF State Transportation Department provides free shuttle service during the fall and spring semesters. There is no shuttle service on weekends, during the summer, or on campus holidays. For more information about shuttle service, stops, and hours or operation please visit SF State Shuttle Service.

  • BART: SF State can be reached from the Daly City BART station via the free SF State shuttle and Muni bus route 28/28R. For more information about BART please visit BART at SFSU or www.bart.gov for the most update date information.

  • Muni (SFMTA): A number of different Muni bus routes as well as the Muni M line serve the SF State campus as noted below. Learn more about Muni at Muni at SFSU. The following lines on and around campus:

    • M-Oceanview-streetcar to downtown and Balboa Park Station.
    • 57- Park Merced to West Portal Station.
    • 18-46th Avenue/Zoo, Sunset and Richmond Districts, Palace of the Legion of Honor.
    • 28-19th Avenue to Daly City BART station, Sunset and Richmond Districts, Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Mason. (28L- limited service Monday-Friday only).
    • 29-Sunset to Ingleside, Excelsior, and Bayview districts.

  • SamTrans: Sam Trans provides service to SF State. Learn More about SamTrans at SamTrans at SFSU or go to www.samtrans.org.

  • Golden Gate Transit: Golden Gate Transit provides service from Marin and Sonoma Counties. Learn More about Golden Gate Transit  at Golden Gate Transit at SFSU or go to http://www.goldengatetransit.org/

  • Bay Area Ferries: The ferries listed below all drop off at the San Francisco Ferry Building. From the Ferry Building cross The Embarcadero to Market Street and take the underground Muni M-line to the 19th Ave SF State stop. Click on the links below for more information on individual ferry systems from 511.org:

    • Alameda/Oakland Ferry
    • Blue & Gold Fleet
    • Golden Gate Ferry
    • Vallejo Ferry

  • Caltrain: To get to campus by Caltrain: Take Caltrain North to the very last stop at 4th & King. From the Caltrain station you can either walk north west up 4th or 5th Street (about 12 city blocks) to Market Street or you can catch Munilines 15, 30, 42, or 45 towards Market Street. From Market Street take the underground Muni Metro M-Line outbound (Cost $2). The M-Line will drop you off directly in front of campus at 19th Ave.

 

Which restaurants/eateries are nearby?

Blaze Fast Fried PizzaG, V, VA
Level 1
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)242-6282
Blue C SushiG, V
Level 1
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)649-6399
Boudin Bakery and CaféV
Level 1
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)564-1849
Built BurgersG, V, VA
Level 1
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)682-4720
California Crisp
Level 2
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)564-4254
ChipotleG, V
Level 1
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)418-3048
Cocola Bakery and Pastry
Level 1
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)242-6238
CreamG, V, VA
Level 1
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)682-9095
Curry ExpressV
Level 2; Food court
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)742-0045
Great Steak & Potato CompanyG, V
Level 2; Food Court
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)564-0535
Hot Dog On A StickV
Level 2; Food court
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)665-9609
La BaguetteG, V
Level 1
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)681-5000
Love BerryG, V
Level 2; Food court
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)753-5521
McDonalds
Stonestown Galleria
255 Winston Drive
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)759-5033
Mrs. Field's Cookies
Level 2; Food Court
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)661-9017
Olive GardenG, V, VA
Level 1
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)661-6770
Panda ExpressV
Level 2; Food Court
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)665-9770
Peet's Coffee & TeaG, V, VA
Level 1
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)213-8380
QuicklyG, V
Level 1
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)988-9689
San Francisco Soup CompanyG, V
Level 2; Food Court
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)566-7687
Sorabol
Level 2; Food Court
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)753-5959
StarbucksG, V, VA
Level 2
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)665-4956
TeavanaG, V, VA
Level 2; Food Court
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)682-8517
Tokyo ExpressG, V, VA
Level 2; Food Court
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)564-9111
Trader JoesG, V, VA
Stonestown Galleria
265 Winston Drive
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)665-1835
Villa PizzaV
Level 2; Food Court
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)759-1625
Wetzel's PretzelsV
Level 1
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415)504-7742
 
G=Gluten Free Option
V=Vegetarian Options
VA=Vegan Options
   

 

What are the nearest shopping and entertainment options?

Grocery Stores
Trader Joe's (Stonestown-236)
265 Winston Drive
415-665-1835
Lucky
1515 Sloat Boulevard
415-681-4300
Safeway
601 Westlake Center
Daly City, CA 94015
650-755-0576
Trader Joe's (Daly City-74)
417 Westlake Center
Daly City, CA 94015
650-755-3825
Shopping
Stonestown Galleria
3251 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
415-564-8848
Westlake Shopping Center
75 Southgate Avenue
Daly City, CA 94015
650-301-3000
Westfield SF Centre
865 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-495-5656
Serramonte Center
Hwy 280 & Serramonte Boulevard
Daly City, CA 94015
650-301-3360
Movie Theaters
AMC
1000 Van Ness
San Francisco, CA 94109
415-931-9800
Empire Cinema
85 West Portal Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94127
415-661-2539
The Metreon Cinema
135 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-369-6200
UA Stonestown Twin
501 Buckingham Way
San Francisco, CA 94132
415-221-8182
Century 20 Daly City and XD
1901 Junipero Serra Boulevard
Daly City, CA 94015
650-994-2488