Student ID (Tower) Card


Tower Card and Tower Card Maxx


SJSU ID (Tower) Card

All members of the campus community are issued an SJSU Tower Card at no cost and offer the convenience of gold Points, VTA, meal plans and campus ID.


Tower Card Maxx

Current members of U.S. Bank, or those wishing to become members of U.S. Bank, may select the Tower Card Maxx which also serves as a Visa debit card.  

Gold Points

With your Tower Card, you never have to worry about carrying cash, credit cards or checks for some of your campus needs. Spartan Gold Points allow you to present your Tower Card to make your purchase. To purchase Gold Points now, visit Gold Points.


Open University Students

Open University Students and students enrolled in Special Session classes are not eligible to receive a Tower Card unless they first purchase a VTA Transit Pass/Sticker from the Associated Students Business Office (located in the Student Union) for $84.50.

Once the VTA Transit Pass/Sticker has been purchased, bring the receipt and a photo I.D. to Tower Card Window 9, located in the Student Services Center next to the Cashiers windows, and a Tower Card will be issued for a fee of $5.00.


Additional Information

For more information, see Student ID (Tower) Card FAQs.