Events & Workshops

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Anyone and everyone is welcome to participate in our free workshops and events! Please note, RSVP may be recommended for some workshops. Check back often to see what we have coming up or follow @sfstatecares on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram to stay up to date!

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Upcoming Events


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Your Digital Footprint Conference: The Importance of Knowing What Others are Seeing

Explore your digital footprint, or who you are on instagram, snapchat, or even Linked In. Get strategies for how to enhance your digital footprint to help you find your people and create your legacy.

Date & Time: Thursday, October 25th from 4 PM-7 PM
Location: Rosa Parks A-C


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Great American Smokeout

Join us to celebrate successes, and get encouragement from peers who have successfully quit at Great American Smokeout. Every year, on the third Thursday of November smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout event. Encourage someone you know to use the date to make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that day.

Date & Time: Thursday, November 15th from 11:30 AM- 2 PM
Location: Malcolm X Plaza

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Upcoming Workshops


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Tenants’ Rights Workshop

Roommate issues? Landlord issues? Eviction questions? HPW is sponsoring a Tenant Rights Workshop for the SF State community presented by the SF Housing Rights Committee. Attend to get to know your tenant rights!

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 31 from 1- 2 PM
Location: Library 121


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Self-care as Resistance

Explore various self-care strategies to utilize on a daily basis to promote positive mental health and manage stress

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 14 from 4- 5 PM
Location: Mashouf Wellness Center Classroom

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Ongoing Events & Workshops


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Gator Groceries

Come get free groceries including produce, bread, dry goods, snacks, and more!

Date, Time, & Location:

Every Monday from 12:30- 3 PM in the Annex I 
Every Wednesday & Thursday from 1- 7 PM in the Pyramid          (3rd floor of Cesar Chavez Student Center)


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Therapy Animals

Take time out of your busy scheduled to pet one of our visiting therapy animals!

Date & Time:

Therapy Dogs: First and Third Tuesday of the month
Therapy Cat: Second Thursday of the month

Location: For locations, visit our Therapy Animals page or follow us on SF State Cares


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Tobacco Free Tuesday

Come to Tobacco Free Tuesdays to support those who are working towards living a smoke and tobacco free life. You can learn about on and off campus resources and ways to support a loved one in quitting. Share why you lead a smoke and tobacco free life, and your story may be featured on @sfstatecares

Date & Time: Every Tuesday from 12:30 to 2:30 PM
Location: Malcom X Plaza


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Condom Shop

Back by popular demand! In the spirit of Giving Thanks, Stop by the Pop Up Condom Shop to make yourself, a partner or a classmate friend a customized Condom Gift Box filled with a variety of lube, condoms and info sheets. #SexyAtSFState

Date & Time: 

Thursday, November 8th from 1- 3 PM
Tuesday, December 4th from 1- 3 PM

Location: Cesar Chavez Student Center Lobby

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Wellness Wednesdays: Tea Time Out

Tea Time Out is a program that emphasizes taking time out of one’s day to relax.  Tea benefits include stress relief, relaxation, boosts immune system and increases intellectual activity.

Date & Time: Every Wednesday from 9:45- 10:45 AM
Location: The Quad


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Wellness Wednesdays: Self-Care Stations

Self-Care Station is a program where one can learn and practice self-care strategies including aromatherapy, painting rocks, anti-stress coloring, practicing gratitude, self-care contracts, creating zines, plus more!

Date & Time: Every Wednesday from 12:45- 1:45 PM
Location: The Quad


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Condom Caboose

Choo Choo! Come to the Condom Caboose launch and make your own Sexy Bag. The Condom Caboose is your plug for a variety of free lube, condoms, dental dams and condom education. #SexyAtSFState

Condom Caboose
Date & Time:  Wednesday, October 24 from 11 AM-12:30 PM
Location: Student Health Services

Condom Caboose: Halloween Edition
Date & Time:  Wednesday, October 31 from 11 AM-12:30 PM
Location: Quad

Condom Caboose
Date & Time:  Wednesday, November 7 from 11 AM-12:30 PM
Location: Thornton Hall

Condom Caboose
Date & Time:  Wednesday, November 14 from 11 AM-12:30 PM
Location: In front of the Library


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Sidewalk Talk

Sidewalk Talk is a community listening project where trained listeners offer to listen to anyone about anything!

Date & Time: Every Second and Fourth Thursday of the month from 2:45- 3:45 PM
Location: 19th & Holloway corner


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Turn Up! Late Night Events

Turn Up! for late night activities with friends new and old and enjoy music and snacks!

Turn Up! for Game Night
Date & Time: First Friday of the month from 9 PM- 12 AM
Location: Mashouf Wellness Center

Turn Up! for Art Night
Date & Time: Second Friday of the month from 9 PM- 12 AM
Location: Mary Park Hall

Turn Up! for Movie Night
Date & Time: Third Friday of the month from 9 PM- 12 AM
Location: On top of Cesar Chavez Student Center

Turn Up! for Trivia Night
Date & Time: Fourth Friday of the month from 9 PM- 12 AM
Location: Mashouf Wellness Center

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