Member Benefits

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Membership does great things for San José State. But there's also big things in it for you! Becoming a member is affordable, valuable, beneficial, and the best way to show your Spartan Pride. Join Today!

Member Benefits:

Career and Educational Resources

Career Resources

career networking We care about your success! Members receive continued access to the SJSU Career Center (a $25 value), including SJSU Handshake, job fairs and on-campus interviews. Learn more about our career resources

Note: Recent alumni retain access to SJSU Handshake, lab access and drop-in interviews (by-invitation-only) for 12 months after graduation. You must be a paid SJSU Alumni Association member to attend specified job fairs, on-campus interviews and info sessions. To use Career Center services, you must be a former SJSU student.

LinkedIn GROUP

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Join our official LinkedIn group to build your network of professional and social contacts, search job postings, and make connections with other SJSU graduates in your field and beyond!

Access to Libraries

california state university systemVisit the MLK Library for special SJSU Alumni access. Also present your membership card at a participating CSU library for checkout privileges.


Insurance Offerings 

Insurance Benefit Programs 

mercer insurance programThe benefit programs available to you include medical, dental, life, disability, and long-term insurance. Mercer will give you the information you need to make informed decisions about your benefits. Members get a comprehensive set of services that support all product offerings, including decision support tools and multi-channel enrollment/application acceptance.

Home and Auto Insurance

liberty mutual offers discounted insurance rates to alumniMembers get special rates and discounts available from Liberty Mutual on auto and home insurance. Start saving today!

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Money-Saving Discounts


Spartan Bookstore   

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Get 10% off SJSU and Spartan branded clothing and gifts in-store and online! A coupon code is listed on your membership card. Use this code during your online checkout to obtain your discount. At store, please present your card. Start shopping today and gathering Spartan gear! 


SJSU'S Spartan Recreation and Aquatic Center (SRAC)

dumbellMembers get a discounted rate at the Fitness Center, which includes a 4,500 square foot aerobics room, 10,000 square foot weightroom, an array of cardio equipment, eight racquetball courts, and more. Visit the Sport Club on campus at the Event Center for details.



Become a PerksConnect member today by registering for free at PerksConnect. You will start saving instantly on food, activities, ticketed events, and other amenities through PerksConnect partners across the nation. Log onto and use group code SJSU.

Through PerksConnect, Alumni have access to discounts at local and national retailers, gift cards, and online shopping products and services.

Entertainment & Dining
The Bay Area has some of the best national attractions, family parks, zoos, aquariums, and family and fine dining that the nation has to offer, but with PerksConnect, you gain access to nationwide deals.

San José State University has alumni across the globe, and with PerksConnect, you get access to deals on car rentals, ski resorts, and hotels. So, whether you are traveling on vacation or for business, your SJSU Alumni Association membership can provide you resources no matter where you are.

Event Tickets
Exclusive savings of up to 50% on sporting events, concerts, movie tickets, theme parks, resorts, tours, and more.

Gift Cards
Stock up on those special anniversary or celebratory gifts for friends and family. Offering up to as much as 10% off.
You can choose from many local restaurants and eateries across the nation that offer special discounts on a variety of fare.

Discounts range upwards of 30% off regular pricing. Plus get early access to holiday doorbusters and seasonal sales.To shop your Dell U discounts, please visit:

Legal Shield
Individual or family legal plans for personal legal advice or assistance.


Rental Car Agencies  

rental carMembers receive discounts between 15 - 25% at National, Avis, Hertz, Alamo, Budget, and Destination Europe, along with special weekly rental discounts and free weekend days! Get discount codes. 

Choice Hotels   

hotelGet up to 15% off your next stay at Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, MainStay Suites, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, and Suburban Extended Stay Hotel. Get discount codes.                                                                       

Kelly-Moore Paints 

members get discounts at kelly-mooreGet a 15-20% discount on eligible Kelly-Moore manufactured paint products. Members receive a Preferred Customer Card in their membership packet along with further details. 


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Activities and Workshops spartans at an event 

Members enjoy a variety of networking opportunities, social activities, and skill-building workshops! Whether it's sporting events, cooking classes, Homecoming, or professional development workshops, there is something for everyone. Check out our calendar for the latest events!

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Washington Square

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Members receive a copy of SJSU's alumni magazine, Washington Square. Created for Spartans, by Spartans, the magazine is published three times a year and highlights the great work and accomplishments of alumni worldwide.  

Social Media 

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Engage with fellow Spartans, get event details, and keep up with SJSU news. Plus, view pictures, post announcements, and enter alumni contests!

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Annual Calendar tower hall

Receive a beautiful calendar filled with SJSU images. Hang it up to display your Spartan Pride! 

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