Education for Your Real World

Golden Gate University’s sole purpose is to educate adults — like you — who are balancing the complex demands of life. Since 1901, Golden Gate University has catered to the needs of professionals who are serious about advancing their careers. We provide real-world knowledge from expert instructors who work at some of the Bay Area’s largest and most successful organizations. The proven success of our undergraduate, graduate, and law alumni are a result of our small class sizes, expert instructors, and powerful alumni connections to the business and legal communities.

Campus Week

Golden Gate University Campus Week events take place throughout the year. They are fun opportunities to meet other GGU students, alumni, and faculty. Each campus week offers a variety of events for the GGU community — past events have included picnics in the park, health and wellness events, coffee socials, career panels, and more.

Upcoming Campus Week Schedule:

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Student Success Orientation

The Student Success Orientation is an opportunity for you to meet faculty and staff at Golden Gate University and learn more about what your experience might be like here at GGU.

At orientation you will hear from top-level administrators at the school as well as meet in small groups with the chair of your department or program. We encourage you to join us for orientation to set yourself up for success during your time here at GGU.

Upcoming Student Success Orientation Dates:

  • Fall 2024: September 3, 2024

For information about the GGU Military Student Orientation, please visit Diller Center Upcoming Events.

For questions about orientation, please email

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Each spring, Golden Gate University holds commencement ceremonies to honor and celebrate the proud achievements of its graduating classes. GGU has two commencement ceremonies — one for undergraduates and graduate students (Ageno School of Business, School of Accounting and Braden School of Taxation), and another ceremony for graduates of the School of Law.

Commencement Ceremonies:

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Get Involved!

Student Clubs

Student Academic & Cultural Clubs are a vital part of the GGU Community experience that supports the school’s mission to prepare individuals to lead and serve, embracing ethics and diversity. Our student clubs sponsor a variety of events such as conferences, workshops, and speakers that provide distinct opportunities for learning, networking, and socializing outside of the classroom.

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Student Government

Our Student Government Association (SGA) represents all of the various interest groups of GGU. It is a student-oriented organization that provides connections between our students and the school administration, integrating the GGU student body, and representing students’ viewpoints and interests in all situations.

Get involved in GGU's student government.
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