Student FAQ

Classes and Academic Support

Undergraduate students contact Diana Vasquez and graduate students contact Zeina Barakeh at advising@sfai.edu.

Email the faculty teaching the course and ask them to send you the Zoom link. (Zoom links are sent via your SFAI email account).

Contact librarians Jeff Gunderson or Becky Alexander at library@sfai.edu or 415.749.4562.

Getting To and Settled in San Francisco

Contact Jose de los Reyes or Ana Suek at international@sfai.edu.

Contact Arlene Cash at housing@sfai.edu.

Money Questions

Contact Kelly Gaines at financialaid@sfai.edu.

Contact Ajai Pillai at cashier@sfai.edu.

Help on Campus

Contact Public Safety at 415.749.4537, on their cell at 415.624.5529, or security@sfai.edu.

Contact Public Safety at 415.749.4537, on their cell at 415.624.5529, or security@sfai.edu.

SFAI Student Life Policies

Contact Arlene Cash at studentaffairs@sfai.edu.

Interpersonal Relationships and Counseling

Local Cafes and Food Options

There are vending machines with prepared meals, snacks, and beverages in the Cafe and across from the Cashier’s Office.

Dining and food options close to campus include:

  • Trader Joe’s
  • Safeway
  • Le Sandwich
  • Cilantro SF Taqueria
  • New Thai Elephant
  • Francisco Street Cafe
  • Pat’s Cafe 
  • Kennedy’s Indian House & Irish Pub
  • Caffe Capriccio
  • Fior d'Italia
  • Columbus Cafe
  • Cafe de Casa
  • Ghirardelli Square restaurants