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The College of Liberal & Creative Arts is the academic home for twenty one schools and departments and approximately seven thousand majors and graduate students, making it the largest college at San Francisco State University. The College’s Advising Resource Center (ARC) can help you with choosing a major, finding a major advisor, and preparing for your meeting with a major advisor.

We offer classes in multiple formats and sizes, as well as community service learning classes and internship experiences. Free tutoring services are provided by the Tutoring and Academic Support Center (TASC). We maintain several computer labs for classroom and individual use. Academic standing, honors, and academic trouble are determined on the basis of grades earned. 

ARC advisors can also talk with you about how to earn honorsmaintain good academic standing, recover from an academic problemor petition for exceptions, if that is needed.  They can refer you to resources to enrich your educational experience and increase your success and satisfaction. Contact the ARC for assistance or advice on any of these matters.

The College of Liberal & Creative Arts also houses two Metro Academies which support students in achieveing academic excellence through personalized tutoring and advising with a focus on equity and social justice.

ARC staff can be reached at, (415) 338-1486,
or visit us at HUM 112 Monday–Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.