San Diego State University
San Diego State University is located in San Diego, the most amazing city in California near the Mexican border. The city is also known as America's Finest City because of its beauty and because it’s one of the safest cities in America. This page tells you about all the activities you can do when you are not studying or attending classes at San Diego State University.
San Diego is perfect if you like sunbathing, surfing, skating, mountain biking, beach volleyball and many other summer activities and outdoor sports. It never, almost never, rains in Southern California. Enjoy the beautiful beaches and wonderful climate during your studies at San Diego State University (SDSU) in the US. Don’t forget to buy sun cream and contact KILROY to help you find a suitable study abroad program at SDSU.
Wax your board and wait for the perfect wave.
Mission Beach and Pacific Beach are popular neighbourhoods among international students in San Diego. If you're going to study one or two semester in San Diego and prefer to live off-campus, this is a great place to stay. In addition to a 4 km long beach, it has a bay for water sports and many cafés, restaurants and shops.
When you are not studying or attending classes you can go on excursion in and around San Diego. There are plenty of options to choose from. We have listed just some of them below:
Whale & dolphin watching tour in the wild.
Canoeing in the Colorado River
Do you like going out to a bar, event, festival, show, restaurant or a nightclub? San Diego is known for its great parties and nightlife. One of the best places to go is Gaslamp Quarter and plenty of parties are organized by students on campus. Please keep in mind that alcohol is not allowed under 21 years.
"We are not wasting our time, We refuse to hide ... We're going out tonight"
(San Diego Song, The Coronas)
Before you start your courses at SDSU or during the weekends and in holidays, you’ll probably like to explore the city. Here are some suggestions for cool free activities in San Diego.
Sunset at Oceanside Pier.
With your ISIC student card you receive student discounts and benefits in San Diego, the USA, and the rest of the world. Download the ISIC Benefits App for free and take advantage of all the cool student benefits. Save money during your stay in San Diego with ISIC. Read more about ISIC and purchase your card here.
The mild climate in Southern California is great, which makes San Diego a popular seaside resort. It’s warm and sunny most of the year and it rarely rains. Lowest temperatures are in January; 9 to 18°C and highest temperatures in August; 19 to 26°C.
Maybe you wish to explore the areas surrounding San Diego in the weekends. KILROY offers car rental in San Diego and we'll be happy to find you the best and cheapest option for your needs. Contact us to hear more.