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CONGRATULATIONS! 

Thank you for joining the Alumni Association! You have not only invested in yourself but your fellow Spartans. We are proud to count you among a thriving network of more than 226,000 alumni living around the world working in virtually every field!

Being a member helps establish a lifelong connection to your fellow Spartans and provides you with a lifetime of resources to help you succeed. Additionally, a portion of your membership goes directly to one of the strongest alumni supported scholarship programs for current students. Did you also know the class of 2015 supported over $5,000 in scholarships for students? 

There are several ways to begin enjoying your membership. Get started today!

 1. Take your place in the Class of 3 Million!

The Class of 3 Million is coming in 2015

San José State University is joining forces with alumni across the CSU system to celebrate the 3 million alumni milestone. All alumni from the Class of 2015 and the 23 CSU campuses are part of the special Class of 3 Million celebration. Take your place among the Class of 3 Million by joining the online yearbook

2. Stay Connected

linkedin join todayConnect with over 27,000 Spartans by joining the official SJSU LinkedIn Group. Build your network of professional and social contacts, search job postings, and make connections with other SJSU graduates in your field and beyond.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to engage with fellow Spartans, get the latest event details, view and post photos, receive career advice, and keep up with SJSU news.

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3. Save Money

Download GeoPerks, a free mobile app, and get SJSU-exclusive discounts at restaurants, businesses and attractions! Start saving today!

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4. Share Your News

Share your post-graduation plans! Put your news, awards and accomplishments on the alumni map!

5. Get to know your Membership Advantages

Career Resources

  • Free access to Career Beam, a cutting-edge online career development portal designed to provide all the resources necessary to guide you through the strategic job search process and achieve your career goals. You'll have unlimited access to detailed company and industry information, personalized professional development tools, and strategic step-by-step career guidance. Email alumni@sjsu.edu to request your username. 

  • Free access to the SJSU Career Center, a $25 value, so your membership pays for itself! Get unlimited access to SpartaJobs, Spartan Staffing (a unique job placement program recruiting SJSU grads!), job fairs, employer events, on-line resources and more!

Networking Opportunities, Social Activities, and Skill-Building Workshops

  • Special rates for a variety of social activities throughout the year including sporting events, cooking classes, Homecoming, volunteer days, and more. Bookmark our events calendar and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to get event reminders. 

  • Participate in a variety of skill-building workshops throughout the year designed to help build your network, career skills and professional development.

Medical Insurance

  • New graduates get guaranteed coverage! If you’re a recent graduate, don’t risk going without health coverage. Even a brief lapse in coverage could have disastrous results if you get sick or injured. Through the SJSU Alumni Association, new graduates under age 40 are eligible to apply for guaranteed acceptance coverage with Blue Shield of California (must apply within 135 days of graduation). Several coverage options are available to meet your specific needs—and budget. Call 877-249-7868 or visit the plan's website to learn more today!

Home and Auto Insurance

  • As part of your alumni benefits, get special rates and discounts on home and auto insurance from Liberty Mutual. Start saving today!

Discounts

Learn about all member benefits.