Student Resources

We have many resources and activities available for our students.

Student Organizations

Political Science Student Association (PSSA)

The purpose of the Political Science Student Association (PSSA) is to be a support system for political science students by providing information, contact support, and a forum for the exchange of ideas regarding political issues and current events.

View more information about the Political Science Student Association (PSSA).

Female student at podium wearing SFSU sweatshirt

Moot Court Club & Team

Moot Court, a traditional law school activity now growing in the undergraduate arena, prepares students for the rigors of arguing a case before the United States Supreme Court. Moot Court is an outstanding opportunity for students to experience the practice of Constitutional Law first hand.

View more information about Moot Court Club & Team.

Delta Delta Honor Society

Chapter member of Phi Sigma Alpha. This is the National Political Science Honor Society.

Download a Phi Sigma Alpha application form (PDF).

Political Science Graduate Student Association (PSGSA)

The Political Science Graduate Student Association is a student-run organization of the graduate students of the Department of Political Science at SF State. We come together to heighten the experience at San Francisco State University and to create a core group that advocates for the needs and desires of the Political Science graduate students on campus.

View more information about the Political Science Graduate Student Association (PSGSA).

If you are interested in joining any of these student organizations, check out their information outside the department office at HUM 304.

SF State Experimental College

Experimental College meeting with students in classroom

SF State Experimental College fosters self-empowerment and social change by promoting student-run, co-learning environments. If offers student-taught classes on a wide array of subjects. PLSI students may register to take ExCo classes and receive credit for them like any other course.

Read a news story from KQED about the ExCo.

Political Science Students in Action

two laptops with student across the classroomMany Political Science majors are active in the field by participating in researches and conferences.

Here are a few recent examples: