Student Experience

Your hospitality management experience is designed to provide hands-on, practical experience in a variety of settings.


  • Our state-of-the-art culinary lab recently underwent a major renovation to ensure that you learn the best techniques with the latest equipment.
  • Trips to the farmers’ market at the San Francisco Ferry Building highlight menu planning and ingredient sourcing.  
  • Tours of local hotels include a glimpse into ‘back of the house’ and talking with experts about life of hotel management.
  • Students site visits to fine dining restaurant owned by our alumni provide the opportunity to learn the art of food and wine pairings.
  • Volunteer opportunities at Moscone Center allow you to see how large conventions operate.
  • Trips to Napa Valley for tastings and winery tours give an insider’s look of wine country.

Join Industry Organizations

As part of our commitment to a holistic hospitality curriculum, we offer extra-curricular activities and opportunities via The Hospitality Society (THS). THS provides you with invaluable industry networking opportunities at events both local and nationwide, such as HX: The Hotel Experience in New York, the industry’s largest conference; the Club Management of Association of America’s World Conference and Business Expo; and, the International Meeting Exchange (IMEX) in Las Vegas.

Contact Info

Admission: Undergraduate

Monday–Friday 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. and Saturdays by appointment

University of San Francisco
Main Campus
Lone Mountain, Second Floor
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 422-6563