Be Part of a Proud Legacy

One Of The First American Indian Studies Programs and the First and 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.

Make an Online Donation

Please consider making a one-time or a monthly donation in support of our American Indian Studies Department and students at the College of Ethnic Studies Donation Form.

To make a donation by mail, please send a check payable to "University Corporation San Francisco State" with your gift's designation (e.g., American Indian Studies Donation) 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

For more information on making a donation, to learn how to establish a scholarship in honor of an individual or a family, or to make a gift to the department in your will or trust, please contact Alex Sanchez, director of development, at 415-338-1032 or

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 a fun mix of social, cultural, athletic, and academic activities for alumni.