Human Resources

SJSU Staff Olympics

The SJSU Staff Olympics is here! The Opening Ceremony officially kicks off this year's games on Tuesday, July 3 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the breezeway under Duncan Hall. Departments will show their Spartan Pride by presenting their banners and flags in a march around campus. There will be a program and the Olympic flame will be lit. Street Eats will have tasty food available for purchase and there will be booths for Athletics, A.S. Campus Recreation, CONCERN: Employee Assistance Program, and Kaiser.

Please come and cheer on your departments and your fellow Spartans at the events.

The event schedule is as follows:


July 9 - July 26, Mondays - Thursdays
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Student Union Bowling Center


July 30 - August 2
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Lawn across from the Event Center


August 6 - August 9
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
SPX 44a

We have surpassed the number of participants we had last year, so we are looking forward to a bigger and better event. Join in on all of the fun of the SJSU Staff Olympics!

People-OnTheGo Training

Human Resources, through People-OnTheGo, is offering online training courses to staff and faculty this quarter, July through September. Register for live webinars in: Time Management, Gmail/Google Apps, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Business Writing and more. For more information please visit People-OnTheGo.

Free Confidential Smoking Cessation Counseling

In partnership with the Student Health Center, faculty and staff have the opportunity to receive free and confidential smoking cessation counseling. One-on-one appointments will be on campus and free Nicoderm patches and Nicorette gum will be available. If you are interested in making an appointment with a trained Breathe California cessation counselor, please call Jo-Lynn from Breathe California at 408-202-4879. For more resources, visit Smoking Cessation.

CONCERN: EAP Newsletters

CONCERN: EAP newsletters are provided to SJSU employees as part of the Employee Assistance Program. The Workplace Employee newsletter offers articles on family matters, health and wellness, and workplace issues. The Balanced Living (LifeAdviser) newsletter features articles on specific topics such as Caregiving for Alzheimer’s disease, and Financial Planning. You may access the newsletters and other EAP services by visiting CONCERN: EAP.