Office of Student and Curricular Affairs

Part of the Education Unit in the Dean’s Office, the Office of Student and Curricular Affairs is also known as OSACA. We administer all PharmD program affairs.

Contact us

For information about our PharmD degree program and answers to questions about admissions.






[email protected]



513 Parnassus Avenue entrance

Office of Student and Curricular Affairs
Medical Sciences Box 0150
513 Parnassus Ave Rm S960
San Francisco CA 94143


What we do

  • Act as a resource for applicants, students, faculty and staff
  • Provide information on the PharmD program, curriculum and pathways
  • Administer PharmD admissions; coordinate recruitment and outreach programs
  • Answer questions about pre-requisites and minimum eligibility requirements
  • Maintain academic records, approve study lists and add/drop requests; monitor student academic progress
  • Advise students on academic and personal matters
  • Provide support services for students including tutoring services, advising and referrals to campus resources; coordinate orientation, graduation and commencement, white coat ceremony and awards programs
  • Provide career information, programs and advising for students seeking internships and professional positions
  • Provide advising and support to student organizations; encourage and mentor student leadership
  • Verify student standing and act as liaison to California Board of Pharmacy for intern hours, licensure, examination and graduation
  • Provide information on scholarships, grants and student awards
  • Sponsor student participation in professional meetings and conferences via reimbursement and scholarships


Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific time


More info

Step 2: After arriving

By N-Judah light-rail

Enter the public parking garage via the awning-covered sidewalk at Irving Street and Second Avenue, then follow signs to the elevators.

From the elevators in the parking garage

  1. Take the parking garage elevator to the top.
  2. Turn right, and continue down the hallway, passing a Subway restaurant on your left.
  3. Take the curving staircase leading up or the nearby elevators up one flight.
  4. Turn right, following the hallway leading outside, passing a food court on the left.
  5. Exit to the street using the stairs or access ramp leading down.
  6. Cross the street (Parnassus Avenue).

From Parnassus Avenue

Enter the Medical Sciences Building, 513 Parnassus Avenue, via the stairs leading up or the access ramp around the corner to the left.

Step 3: In the Medical Sciences Building

  1. Continue through the main lobby until the elevator lobby on the left.
  2. Take the elevator to the ninth floor.

The Office of Student and Curricular Affairs (OSACA) is located in the left wing, room S960, third door on the left.

Questions about accessibility?

Contact Transportation.