"Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose."
– Zora Neale Hurston
At San José State University, we engage broadly in the scholarly enterprise of creating new knowledge and art. We refer to the broad enterprise as Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity, or RSCA.
Graduate students wishing to engage in faculty-mentored research, scholarship, or creative activities should contact the faculty member early in their graduate career.
The 23 campuses of the California State University system send representatives to an annual research competition that features the best work of graduate and undergraduate students.
The Office of Research strives to support the development of individual and collaborative research efforts.
The Research Foundation manages all sponsored research activities at SJSU.