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faces of ssuFaces of SSU Describes Student Experience

Twenty six students are a part of this year’s Faces of SSU exhibit, which includes the story of each student in their own words about who they are, including their positive experiences, challenging times, and involvements at Sonoma State University... Read more

fact bookUpdated Fact Book Now Available

The 2015 Sonoma State University fact book is now available in print and online. This handy, pocket-sized booklet lists campus stats like enrollment, student age, top majors and degrees bestowed. There's also... Read more

katee wyniaDigital Image Workshop Offered March 20

The Accessibility Made Easy workshop focuses on how to easily alter a Moodle page to accommodate students with disabilities. Simple formatting and use of built-in features allow instructors to update materials “on the fly.” This workshop is organized... Read more

woman swinging golf clubNCAA Golf Tournament Volunteers Needed

Sonoma State University is hosting the 2015 NCAA Division II Women's Golf West Super Regional this year and we are looking for volunteers.  Play begins on Sunday, May 3 with a practice round and the days of competition are May 4-6. Volunteers are needed... Read more

karen fischer wiht a donkeyKaren Fischer Retires

Karen Fischer, special session degree programs coordinator in the School of Extended and International Education has retired... Read more

tour group at ssuSummer Orientation Now Offered in Spanish

At the June 22-23 orientation, Sonoma State is offering a family/guest orientation in Spanish.  "It has become increasingly evident that we need to develop and implement a family and guest orientation delivered entirely in Spanish," says Colleen Mahoney... Read more

metal disc embedded in concreteWhere Am I?

In this series we offer a unique snapshot of SSU in each issue of WorkPlace, with location of each "Where Am I" published in the following issue accompanied by a brief description, reflection or appreciation by the author and a map of where it was taken on campus... Read more

screenshot of ssu FAQWoW: Police Services Resource Sheet

SSU's Police Services can handle any emergency they come across, but for non-emergency situations, this list of resources can help protect people in a different way. From victim compensation... Read more


Save The Date

grad capCommencement 2015: Commencement is Saturday, May 16, 2015. We need you to help make this a special day in celebrating our students and their families. The 9 a.m. ceremony is for the Schools of Arts & Humanities, Business and Economics, and Education. The 3 p.m. ceremony is for the Schools of Science & Technology and Social Sciences.

April 3: Excellence Award nominations due

April 11: Seawolf Decision Day
This is a chance for faculty, staff and students to showcase what makes SSU unique and why it’s the right choice for incoming fall 2015 students. If you’d like to represent your department by providing a workshop, demonstration, facility tours or meet with prospective students at the campus fair please contact Gina Geck, director of sudent outreach and recruitment at

May 21: Staff Appreciation Day
Details coming soon...


Applause Awards

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Do you know someone who deserves an applause, who went above and beyond or really stepped up? Nominate them for a hearty round of applause, or even a standing ovation! Submit your Applause award today.


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