Veterans Center

San Diego State University's primary commitment is to the safety, health and wellbeing of all campus community members, including students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Staying conscious of the uncertainty of COVID-19, the The Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center is now open. Please feel free to continue to contact us by email at veterans@sdsu.edu or connect virtually Monday to Friday from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Compulsory Service

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Admitted students will be able to roll over their application during the duration of their compulsory service that prohibits them from attending SDSU as planned. Admitted applicants will retain the catalog rights for the original year for which they were admitted. Admitted applicants will be granted an extended leave of absence and must begin attending SDSU within 12 months after being released from compulsory duties. Students should notify the SDSU Office of the Admissions of plans for returning to SDSU as soon as possible.

Admitted students must submit to the Office of Admissions proof of compulsory service that prohibits them from attending SDSU prior to departure (preferred) or within 12 months after being released from compulsory duties. Reservists must show proof by providing activation orders; active duty military must provide a letter from a commanding officer.