Your Voice Matters!

SGA Elections 2016-17 Vote DS

This year’s SGA elections have just begun! For the next couple of weeks, you will be seeing a lot of campaign flyers around and candidates introducing themselves. There are a total of 13 candidates running for different positions. You can review their names and statements by clicking here.

This is both an exciting and important time period, so please remember that your voice matters and vote responsibly! Pay close attention to the candidate statements and try to meet them in person before you vote. To make this easier for you, we are going to have all of the candidates attend to our Welcome Party on September 8th. To find out more about our Welcome Party, read below.

News & Updates


The Washington Monthly magazine ranked Golden Gate University the #1 School for Adult Learners in its annual College Guide and Rankings. The magazine reviewed data for more than 571 colleges from the Department of Education’s Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) survey, the department’s new College Scorecard database and the College Board’s Annual Survey of Colleges.

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We’re celebrating the start of the new term with our Welcome Party on September 8th, 6:00 – 8:00 PM! There are a lot of new faces who just joined our community and we’re hoping to see both new and returning students, staff and faculty at our Welcome Party. Mark your calendars and get ready for another colorful night!

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During our party, we will introduce you to every single one of this year’s SGA candidates, announce the winner(s) of our month-long treasure hunt and award the prizes, and discuss our future activities (gaming tournaments, hikes, etc.) while DJ Mondee B. is doing his magic in the background.

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Student Life department is gathering the students, staff and faculty members of our community at the Giants game on September 18th! Download the GGU App if you haven’t already, and click on “Giants Get Tickets” to reserve your tickets and get your money refunded when you attend the game!

*You can reserve up to two tickets.

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On our last #SocialWednesday we mentioned a tiny little surprise we organized for our new students. We handed out over a hundred GGU Social handouts last week and five out of the batch we handed out had a stickers on their backs saying “Today is your lucky day!”; however, we heard back from only one lucky student so far! If you have a copy of the handout, make sure to check and see if you were one of the lucky ones and follow the directions on the sticker to claim your free t-shirt!

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The Office of Career Planning is now hosting online drop-in services to provide our students with a robust way of reviewing their career related questions. Head over to their online portal GGU Careers and sign up for an account if you haven’t already. Once you’re logged in, click this link to view all of the events and workshops including their Online Drop-in Hours.

Events to keep an eye on


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Office of Career Planning will host their Cover Letter Cafe workshop tomorrow in Room 5204, from 5:00 – 6:00PM.

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The office’s Career Meetup sessions will start next week. If you’re looking to expand your network and share your development goals, make sure to attend to this term’s Career Meetup kick-off.

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And later in the next week, we will be welcoming the new students in the Student Lounge down at the Plaza Level. Come get yourself one of our Glow Stick Cups and grab a drink with us and this year’s SGA candidates!


Wrapping up

Thank you for reading this week’s #SocialWednesday. If you missed last week’s #SocialWednesday, make sure to read it here!

We are always checking our e-mails and we encourage you to e-mail us at with any questions you may have as well as the events, photos and ideas you would like us to share with the community! 

We are really appreciating the amount of views we have been receiving since the launch, and your feedback means the world to us! Please contribute in this brand new 4 question survey to let us know a little bit about your thoughts. You can also let us know what you think of GGU Social so far, and submit the topics and features you would like us to include by e-mailing us at!


Until next week,
Tarik A.

GGU Social Did You Know 8-17




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