Contact Us

Phone: (408) 283-7500
Fax: (408) 924-2477 

Admission Inquiries:
admissions@sjsu.edu 

Current Students: 
graduate@sjsu.edu 

 

Mailing Address: 
If you know your party's name, please print their name clearly and send all documents to: 

Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations
San José State University
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0017
 

Campus Location:
The Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations Office is in the Student Services Center, which sits at the corner of 9th and San Fernando Streets on the north portion of SJSU campus in downtown San José.

The Student Services Center (SSC) is also home to other offices, including the Registrar's, Bursar's, Financial Aid and Scholarship, and Academic Advising and Retention Services.

 

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday: 8:15am-4:45pm 
Friday: 9am-4:30pm
Saturday-Sunday and National/State Holidays: Closed

Our front desk is open during business hours (including lunch hour) to help with student inquiries and document certification (if applicable to your country).

No appointment is necessary. However, if you wish to speak to an evaluator or data specialist, please contact them directly prior to visiting the office, as their availability may be limited.

 

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Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations Staff

 

Prospective Students: Most answers to your general questions can be found under our Prospective Students section. For your admission status please check My SJSU. However, if you find that you still have questions, please feel free to email/call the data specialist listed below for questions on completing your application (i.e. documents needed, transcripts) and residency. Contact your evaluator with specific questions on your admission classification or transcript evaluation. Please include your student id, if one has been assigned, for faster service and allow some turnaround time to get a response. Emails are generally replied within 48 hours. However, some questions may be forwarded for specialists to reply and may take longer to answer.

Current Students: Most answers to your general questions can be found under our Current Students section. For a candidacy or graduation status please check My SJSU. However, if you find that you still have questions, please feel free to email/call your evaluator with specific questions on candidacy or graduation. Please include your student id for faster service and allow some turnaround time to get a response. Emails are generally replied within 48 hours. However, some questions may be forwarded for specialists to reply and may take longer to answer.

Please make sure you detail all inquires in full and also remember to provide valid contact information for our staff to assist you. Before contacting us, please make every effort to find the information you are looking for through our website.

Data Specialists


Geeta Patel, Lead Data Specialist

Jessica Hernandez, Data Specialist

Ghanshyam Patel, Data Specialist

Adreanna Rodriguez, Data Specialist 

 

Evaluators


Kathleen Simel, Admissions lead (all programs)

 


 Irene Ho, Evaluator

College of Applied Sciences and Arts 

Justice Studies
Kinesiology
Journalism and Mass Communications
Nursing
Nutrition and Food Science
Occupational Therapy
Public Health
Hospitality, Recreation, and Tourism Management
Social Work 
Library and Information Science (Current Students Only)

Library and Information Science Admissions (please email admissions@sjsu.edu)


Jessica Ifft, Evaluator

College of Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer Engineering
General Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Quality Assurance
Software Engineering

Office of Graduate Studies and Research (GS&R)

Interdisciplinary Studies


Jill Stahl, Evaluator 

College of Business   

Accounting and Finance
Business Administration (MBA)
Taxation
Transportation Management

College of Social Sciences

Applied Anthropology
Communication Studies
Economics
Environmental Studies
Geography
History
Mexican-American Studies
Public Administration
Psychology
Social Sciences
Sociology
Urban and Regional Planning 

College of Education

Child and Adolescent Development
Communicative Disorders and Sciences
Counselor Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Instructional Technology
Multiple Subject Credential
Single Subject Credential
Special Education


Bertha Mason, Evaluator

College of Humanities and the Arts

Art and Design
English and Comparative Literature
Foreign Languages: French, Spanish
Linguistics and Language Development
Music
Philosophy
Television, Radio, Film, and Theatre Arts
TESOL

College of Science

Biological Sciences
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Geology
Marine Science
Mathematics
Meteorology
Natural Science
Physics



Administration

Tricia Foust, Graduate Program Manager

Dr. David Bruck, Associate Dean, GS&R