If you would like to join the Geography Club at San Jose State please contact Eileen Peña at for more information.

Congratulations to graduate student, Joel Clark for being featured in the Mercury News: "How San Jose Grew in a topsy-turvy way"


Important Dates

Monday, May 15th Deadline to RSVP to Geography & Global Studies Commencement Ceremony  
If you will not be bringing any guests or purchasing tickets, you still need to RSVP by emailing  Each graduating student will receive one free ticket and will be able to purchase an additional 6 tickets for $10 each for a MAX of 7 tickets. To purchase tickets, please go to Cashnet.  After this date, if you require more than 7 tickets, we will distribute them evenly to those who requested the extra tickets.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Last Day of Classes

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Spring 2017 Final Exams Begin

Thursday, May 25, 2017 Commencement Rehearsal
There will be mandatory rehearsal at 6:00pm in YUH 124 for all graduating students.  Please meet outside of YUH 124 (entrance facing WSQ building) at 6:00pm.  If for some reason you will not be able to attend please contact Kathrine Richardson at

Friday, May 26, 2017 Geography & Global Studies Commencement Ceremony in YUH 124 at 6:00pm
All graduating students must  wear a cap and gown.  Master's students must purchase their hood and bring it to the ceremony.  Please arrive early, preferrably by 4:00pm to help with set-up.  The ceremony will start promptly at 6:00pm. Light refreshments will be served.