Upcoming Events Calendar


Connect with fellow Spartans throughout the year and share Spartan Pride! Our events offer the opportunity to meet up with friends, make new ones, build your skills, and successfully network. Have an event suggestion? Or, an idea for a gathering? Email us at alumni@sjsu.edu  

Summer 2016

Online Networking Hours

Share your experiences, exchange career tips and build your professional network at our Online Networking Hours happening regularly this summer! These simple, text-based chat sessions allow you to connect with alumni from the convenience of your computer or mobile device. Save the dates and register for free! 

Spartan-to-Spartan Online Networking Hour

Thursday, June 9
12-1 p.m. PT

Network with alumni representing a variety of industries! View specific industry clusters and register to attend.

Recent Grads Online Networking Hour

Wednesday, June 15
12-1 p.m. PT

Build your professional network with fellow Spartans from classes 2008-2016! Register now

Regional Online Networking Hour 

Thursday, June 23
12-1 p.m. PT

Looking to make some regional connections? Network with Spartans in Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, San Diego, Washington, D.C. and abroad! Register now.  

Startups Online Networking Hour 

Tuesday, June 28
12-1 p.m. PT 

Connect with like-minded alumni around the topic of startups! Whether you're aspiring or established in your innovative endeavors, register today to build your network. 

Rose, White and Blue Parade

Monday, July 4
Parade steps off at 10am
The Alameda, San Jose, CA

Spartans, let's represent San Jose State on July 4! 
Ride your bike or walk in the Rose, White & Blue parade as an SJSU representative. Invite your family and friends too. Bicycle decorations will be provided. Express your interest for more information on participating in the SJSU parade unit. Visit the parade website for general event information.


Fall 2016

Save the date and start making plans for these special events!

Pregame Rallies

Before away football games, the Alumni Association hosts a tailgate complete with food, beverages and games. This is an excellent opportunity for Spartans to mingle with friends and rally together before heading to the game to cheer on the team! Save the date for the following pregame rallies:

  • Tulsa (September 3)
  • Iowa State (September 24)
  • New Mexico (October 1)
  • San Diego State (October 21)
  • Boise State (November 4)

Stay tuned for full event details and registration.


SAVE THE DATE: October 3-8

Celebrate the spirit of the Spartan Community at memorable events offering opportunities to connect, create, rally and be proud! Whether in person or online, there will be festivities for all to participate.

Alumni Association Scholarship Awards Reception

Wednesday, October 19
4:30-6:30 p.m., Student Union Ballroom

Join campus dignitaries, Alumni Association board members, and representatives of the Santa Cruz Area chapter, Santa Clara Valley Area chapter, and the San Jose Woman's Club as we honor the recipients of the 2016 Alumni Association scholarships. The evening will begin with a celebratory reception, followed by an awards program recognizing students for their reputable achievements.

Lurie College of Education Alumni Board Scholarship & Schoolhouse Gala

Thursday, November 17
5-8 p.m.
Joseph George Wines

Join us for the Lurie College of Educaiton Alumni Board Scholarship Gala at Joseph George Wine Shop benefitting COE students and faculty.

Light appetizers will be served, fine wines poured, and a portion of purchases from the wine shop will go to support the College of Education Alumni Board's scholarship program. 


See our 2015/2016 Travel Program destinations.