Contact Information

Chair: Lena Zhang

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9 a.m.-noon; 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
*note: some days the office will close for meetings; please go to MH 404 LCA Dean's Suite for assistance*  

Phone: (415) 338-1787
Fax: (415) 338-1168

San Francisco State University
College of Liberal & Creative Arts
8 Tapia Drive
Marcus Hall, Room 339
San Francisco, CA 94132


The Cage

BECA Equipment Service Desk (Marcus Hall room 119)
Phone: (415) 338- 2036
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Guided Tours

Students wishing to pursue a BECA degree - whether incoming freshmen, transfers from other colleges or universities, or prospective graduate students - are encouraged to contact the BECA Department.

To reserve a spot call (415) 338-1787 or email

For tours of the San Francisco State University campus, please visit the Campus Tour website for details, schedules and services.

BECA Student Productions

Transportation and Parking

San Francisco State University is readily accessible by public transportation from all parts of the Bay Area.

For general information, please visit the SF State Parking and Transportation website.

Getting to Campus

By Transit

  • BART: to Daly City, then MUNI 28 bus to SF State.
  • SF MUNI: M, 28, 29, 18, or 17 to SF State.

By Bike

Holloway Avenue or Lake Merced Boulevard are bike-friendly routes. Bike parking available on Tapia Drive and along 19th Avenue.

By Car

Highway 101 or Interstate 280 to 19th Avenue and Holloway Avenue.

Street parking is limited. During the week, paid parking is available on the Northwestern side of campus. If you plan to visit during the evening or weekend, there is a small 40-car paid parking lot on Holloway Avenue and Cardenas Avenue that is open to the public. Parking permits are $6.25 for two hours or $10.00 for the day. Pay stations are cash only and require exact change.

What's Nearby

Local restaurants and shops within a 30-minute radius.

  • WALK: Park Merced Plaza (Cambon Dr + Castelo Ave), Stonestown
  • BIKE or PUBLIC TRANSIT: Park Merced Plaza, Stonestown, Taraval, West Portal, Ocean Avenue
  • CAR: Park Merced Plaza, Stonestown, Westlake, West Portal, Lakeshore, Ocean Avenue, Glen Park, Mission

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