San Jose State University defines diversity as the active appreciation, engagement, and support of ALL campus members in terms of their backgrounds, identities, and experiences (as constituted by gender, socioeconomic class, political perspective, age, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, regional origin, nationality, occupation, language, among others, and the intersection of these aspects).
Black Community Welcome!
Monday, August 24th
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom
The African American Student Success Task Force will host SJSU's first annual Black Community Welcome! New freshmen, new transfers and new grad students take advantage of this opportunity to connect with continuing students, faculty and staff over games, food and fun! Continuing students take advantage of this opportunity to connect with new students, faculty and staff over games, food and fun!
Please RSVP. If you are bringing guests, they must also RSVP. If you have friends who are not African American/Black that you'd like to bring, they are welcome. Just have them RSVP as well.
MOSAIC Cross-Cultural Center - Fall Welcome Events
New Student Welcome Mixer
Wednesday, August 19th
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom
Are you brand new to SJSU and identify as Native American, African-American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Latin@/Chican@, and/or mixed? If so, you don’t want to miss this mixer. You will be introduced to campus resources and meet faculty, staff and current students who also identify with your community. Food will be provided and a chance to win fun raffle prizes will be awarded throughout the program. Come out and get connected!
MOSAIC Open House
Wednesday, August 26th
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
MOSAIC Cross-Cultural Center
The MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center invites all new and returning students, staff, faculty, and campus community members, to join us in our new location to meet our staff, and learn about MOSAIC's services and programs for the fall semester.
Come Together! 5th Annual Family, Friends, and First-Generation College Students Evening
(GENERATE: First-Generation College Students Program)
Thursday, August 27th
5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
“Come Together!” 5th Annual Family, Friends and First-Generation College Students Evening is a welcoming opportunity for students, their family and friends, and SJSU faculty/staff to enjoy good food, discuss the college experience, and increase sources of support for academic success for those who are first in their family to attend college.
MOSAIC WORD! Open Mic Series Opener
Thursday, September 3rd
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Student Union Food Court
The MOSAIC WORD! Open Mic Series features an array of different acts and talents. MOSAIC invites everyone to join us and share your talents — whether through poetry, spoken word, music, dance, or any form of expression. Everyone is welcome to perform and/or participate!