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Be a Proud Spartan and Member, Join Today! 

Joining the Alumni Association is one of the best ways to show your Spartan Pride. Membership connects you to a network of graduates throughout the country who represent the ideals of San José State. Strengthen the value of your degree, access career resources, enjoy money-saving benefits, and stay connected to your alma mater that is powering the world!

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Top Six Reasons Why You Should Join the SJSU Alumni Association:

Increase Your Network

Who’s in your network? With more than 90,000 alumni in Silicon Valley and over 200,000 across the United States, you want to be member! Network with the San José State LinkedIn group

Add Value to Your Degree

Did you know that San José State’s national ranking is based in part on the size of our Alumni Association? Become a member and make SJSU shine while adding value to your degree. 

Impact Students

A portion of your membership contribution goes directly to one of the strongest alumni supported scholarship programs in the California State University system. Meet the 2014-2015 scholarship recipients and see how membership makes a significant difference in the lives of current students!

Access Career Services

Spartans work hard. Our skill-building workshops and networking events can help take your career to the next level. Are you between jobs? Get free access to the Career Center including SpartaJobs and Spartan Staffing, a unique job-placement program connecting alumni with employers recruiting SJSU talent. Get a free CareerBeam account, a cutting-edge online career development portal available to you 24x7. Use our online tools to create a personalize career portfolio, build your resume, polish your interviewing skills, and peruse extensive job postings. 

Stay Connected

Want a reason to sing “Hail, Spartans, Hail”? Show your Spartan Pride at Alumni Association pre-game parties in cities across the United States! Meet up with fellow alumni at various events, including social activities, networking opportunities, Homecoming, and regional gatherings. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to learn all the ways you can get involved!

Take Advantage of Discounts

Why not use your blue and gold to save a little green? Members have access to a variety of special insurance rates, including home, auto, medical, dental, disability, life, and long-term care. Get discounts on car rentals, hotels, local and national companies, and campus perks. Download GeoPerks, a free mobile app created to provide SJSU-exclusive savings at popular restaurants, businesses, and attractions!