Support the College of Ethnic Studies

Be Part of a Proud Legacy

The Only College of Ethnic Studies in the World

The College of Ethnic Studies was forged from the efforts and sacrifices of students, faculty and communities committed to creating meaningful, excellent and productive links between the academy and the empowerment of everyday peoples of color and their communities. The work of the College has expanded, broadened and deepened since its founding in 1969.

Become a part of our family and mission of service. We invite alumni and all persons interested in serving the community to become a part of the College of Ethnic Studies family.

Your Support Has an Impact More than Ever

Please consider supporting the College of Ethnic Studies as a member of the Friends Circle, a group of generous individuals who are committed to making monthly donations of $100 or more.

You may designate your donation to the Community-University Empowerment Fund, College of Ethnic Studies General Fund, students scholarships, or academic programs in the College.


Make a Friends Circle Donation ($100 monthly)

Make a $25 Monthly Donation

For more information or to learn how to support the College of Ethnic Studies with a gift in your will or trust, please contact Alex Sanchez, Director of Development, at 415-338-1032 or

Donate by Mail

To make a donation by mail, please send a check payable to "University Corporation San Francisco State" with your gift's designation (e.g., Ethnic Studies Dean's Fund) on the memo line to:

Office of University Development
Attn: Alex N. Sanchez
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, ADM 153
San Francisco, CA 94132

Join the SF State Alumni Association

We encourage you to become an active member of the SF State Alumni Association which offers many benefits to alumni. Click here to join the SF State Alumni Association.

Additionally, there are several SF State Alumni Groups that provide provide a fun mix of social, cultural, athletic, and academic activities for alumni. Sign-up to receive information from each alumni group, including the:

  • Black Alumni: Established on December 12, 2008, and led by Ms. Monika Brooks (BA Africana Studies '03).
  • Raza Alumni: Established on January 19, 2012, and led by Mr. Mario Flores (BA Latina/o Studies '05).