Welcome to San Francisco State University Conference Services


The Office of Conference Services offers a wide variety of conference options to groups that are educationally based or meet the Mission of the University. Located 20 minutes north of the San Francisco International Airport and three miles from the Pacific Ocean, Conference Services can serve groups from 10 to 1,500 guests. Our services can be customized to fit almost any conference budget.

We are dedicated to providing on and off-campus guests with professional and service-oriented meeting, lodging, and conference planning assistance. Whether you are looking for housing for Commencement or planning a summer conference for your organization, our office will assist coordinate the details to ensure your program is successful and enjoyable.



NaviGATOR Orientation – 2 day program

Guest Housing Orientation – 1 day program


Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding facility rentals, catering services, and availability of meeting spaces, please contact the Office of Conference Services at (415) 338-3972.



Monday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


Jim Tomkins-Raney, Conference Services Supervisor
Tel: 415/405-2220 Fax: 415/405-0393
Email: jraney@sfsu.edu          


Nancy Ganner, Conference Services Coordinator
Tel: 415/405-4427 Fax: 415/405-0393

Email: ganner@sfsu.edu


Laura Lyons, Conference Accounts Coordinator
Tel: 415/405-8021 Fax: 415/338-3349
Email: llyons@sfsu.edu  


John Penner, Associate Director, Dining Services
Tel: 415/338-2767 Fax: 415/373-4144
Email: john.penner@compass-usa.com


Cintia Garcia, Catering Coordinator
Tel: 415/405-4408 Fax: 415/373-4144
Email: catering@sfsu.edu