Weeks of Welcome

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Fall 2019 Welcome Programs & Events

Check out the list of FREE programs and events that take place the first weeks of the semester to welcome back returning students and support new students in their transition to SJSU. Participate in the variety of academic/career, social/community, campus resources and Spartan spirit-filled events happening to support your student success. Enjoy live music, free food, giveaways, connecting with fellow Spartans and more!

 

GRADUATE ICE CREAM MIXER

Thursday, August 15 

12:30 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. 

7th Street Plaza 

 

WELCOME BACK HAVDALAH 

Saturday, August 17 

6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. 

Hillel of Silicon Valley 

 

ASK ME TABLES 

Monday, August 19 | 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Tuesday, August 20 - Thursday, August 22 | 7:30 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Friday, August 23 | 7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

In front of Clark Hall, Student Wellness Center, and 9th & San Fernando Street (3 locations)

 

WOW KICK-OFF FESTIVAL 

Wednesday, August 21 

11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. 

7th Street Plaza 

 

WORKSHOP: HOW TO NAVIGATE ETEXTBOOKS

Thursday, August 22

9:30 A.M. - 10:15 A.M.  

MLK Library- The HUB, 4th Floor 

 

PRESIDENT’S FALL ADDRESS 

Thursday, August 22

12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom

 

ROLLER RINK *

Thursday, August 22

12:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. 

Event Center Arena  

 

GENDER EQUITY CENTER OPEN HOUSE

Thursday, August 22

2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. 

Gender Equity Center- Student Union Main Floor 

 

WOMEN’S SOCCER VS CAL POLY 

Thursday, August 22

7:00 P.M.

Spartan Soccer Complex- South Campus 

 

INTERNATIONAL WELCOME 

Friday, August 23

4:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Student Union Meeting Room 4

 

DONUT MONDAYS AT THE CCCAC

Monday, August 26

9:00 A.M. 

Cesar E. Chavez Community Action Center- Student Union Main floor

 

IFC RECRUITMENT KICK-OFF 

Monday, August 26

4:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.  

Spartan Recreation (SRAC)

 

COFFEE WITH A LIBRARIAN 

Tuesday, August 27

9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.  

MLK Library- 4th Floor

 

SPARTAN SQUAD KICK-OFF 

Tuesday, August 27

2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.  

Tower Lawn                                                                                                                              

 

ELECTRONICS FOR FUN AND CREATIVITY IN THE LIBRARY 

Tuesday, August 27

4:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.   

MLK Library- Student Computing Services, 4th Floor  

 

VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER OPEN HOUSE 

Wednesday, August 28

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.   

Student Union 

 

STUDENT UNION OPEN HOUSE 

Wednesday, August 28

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.   

Student Union 

 

GETTING STARTED WITH CANVAS (ONLINE)

Wednesday, August 28

2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.   

Online Via Zoom: Https://Sjsu.Zoom.Us/J/758691492

 

GETTING STARTED WITH VIRTUAL REALITY

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28

4:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.   

Mlk Library- Klevr Lab, 4th Floor 

 

DON'T GO #TEXTBOOKBROKE 

Thursday, August 29

9:30 A.M. -  11:30 A.M. 

7th Street Plaza 

 

STUDY ABROAD INFO SESSION 

Thursday, August 29

2:00 P.M. -  3:00 P.M. 

Clark Hall 547

 

MUSIC PRODUCERS’S UNION @ MLK 

Thursday, August 29

4:00 P.M. -  6:00 P.M. 

MLK Library- Sound Studio, 4th Floor

 

FIRST FOOTBALL GAME TAILGATE 

Thursday, August 29

4:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.    

South Campus 

 

SPARTAN FOOTBALL VS NORTHERN COLORADO (FIRST HOME FOOTBALL GAME) 

Thursday, August 29

7:00 P.M.    

CEFCU Stadium- South Campus  

  

OPEN HOUSE: UNDOCUSPARTAN STUDENT RESOURCE CENTER 

Thursday, August 30

12:00 P.M. -  2:00 P.M.  

Clark Hall 100 F/G

 

DONUT MONDAYS AT THE CCCAC

Monday, September 2

9:00 A.M. 

Cesar E. Chavez Community Action Center- Student Union Main Floor

 

COMMUTER STUDENT BREAKFAST MIXER 

Tuesday, September 3

8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.  

Student Union- In front of Jamba Juice 

 

#WOW BUBBLES 

Tuesday, September 3

11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Tower Lawn

 

CCCAC INFORMATION SESSION 

Tuesday, September 3

3:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. 

Cesar E. Chavez Community Action Center- Student Union Main Floor

 

PANHELLENIC RECRUITMENT MIXER

Tuesday, September 3

6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom

 

STUDENT ORG FAIR *

Wednesday, September 4

11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. 

7th Street Plaza 

 

SJSU WRITES

Wednesday, September 4 - Thursday, September 5

11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. 

In front of Clark Hall

 

GLOBAL SPARTAN: STORIES OF STUDYING ABROAD

Wednesday, September 4

12:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. 

Clark Hall 547

 

REC THE NIGHT 

Wednesday, September 4

5:30 P.M. - 12:00 A.M. 

Spartan Recreation 

 

NPHC SHOWCASE

Wednesday, September 4

7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. 

Student Union Theater 

 

STUDENT WELLNESS CENTER OPEN HOUSE

Thursday, September 5

10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Student Wellness Center  

 

PART-TIME & ON-CAMPUS JOB FAIR 

Thursday, September 5

11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom B

 

PEER CONNECTIONS OPEN HOUSE 

Thursday, September 5

1:30 P.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Student Services Center 600

 

MOSAIC WORD OPEN MIC

Thursday, September 5

6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.  

Student Union Theater Courtyard

 

USFC INFO NIGHT

Thursday, September 5

7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.  

University Housing Quad  

 

MAKE A BUTTON

Monday, September 9 

10:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.  

Mlk Library- 4th Floor

 

TECH WEEK IN THE LIBRARY 

Monday, September 9 

11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.  

Mlk Library- Material Library

 

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

Tuesday, September 10 

10:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. 

7th Street Plaza- El Paseo De César Chavez 

 

CAREER CENTER CARNIVAL

Tuesday, September 10 

10:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. 

Tommie Smith & John Carlos Lawn

 

INTERNATIONAL VOICES: STORIES OF CROSS-CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT AT SJSU AND ABROAD

Tuesday, September 10 

3:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. 

Student Union- Meeting Room 3b

 

INTERNATIONAL & TRANSFER STUDENT BOWLING NIGHT

Tuesday, September 10 

5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. 

Bowling & Billiards Center- Student Union Lower Level 

 

SPARTAN LEGACY TRAINING ACADEMY: FINDING YOUR VOICE-SPEAKING SKILLS 

Wednesday, September 11 

12:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Student Union- Meeting Room 1b

 

SCREENING OF UNDERWATER DREAMS  

Wednesday, September 11 - Thursday, September 12

4:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. 

Engineering Building 285/287

 

BLACK COMMUNITY WELCOME

Thursday, September 12 

12:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. 

Tommie Smith & John Carlos Lawn

 

CHICANX/LATINX FALL WELCOME

Thursday, September 12 

5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. 

Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom

 

PIECING TOGETHER THE IMMIGRATION EXPERIENCE

Thursday, September 12 

3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. 

Clark Hall 100H

 

FAMILY NIGHT: MOVIE ON THE LAWN 

Thursday, September 12 

7:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M. 

Tower Lawn 

 

SPARTAN LEADERSHIP & CAREER CONFERENCE 

Friday, September 13 

9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom

 

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS VS MIAMI MARLINS 

Friday, September 13 

7:15 P.M.

Oracle Park- San Francisco, CA 

 

A CONVERSATION AND BOOK-SIGNING WITH OSCAR VAZQUEZ

Monday, September 16 

12:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Hammer Theatre, Paseo de San Antonio

 

STEM GRADUATE STUDENTS JOB/INTERNSHIP FAIR 

Monday, September 16 

12:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom A/B

 

CHICANA AND CHICANO STUDIES OPEN HOUSE

Tuesday, September 17 

12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. 

Clark Hall 229

 

STEM UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS JOB/INTERNSHIP FAIR DAY 1

Tuesday, September 17 

12:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. 

Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom

 

HARVEST FEST

Wednesday, September 18 

10:00 A.M. -  1:00 P.M. 

SJSU Garden

 

STEM UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS JOB/INTERNSHIP FAIR DAY 2

Wednesday, September 18 

12:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. 

Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom

 

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE FALL WELCOME

Wednesday, September 18 

3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.  

Duncan Hall Breezeway

 

STUDY ABROAD FAIR

Thursday, September 19 

10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Spartan Recreation 

 

CALFRESH APPLICATION DAY

Thursday, September 19 

10:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. 

Student Union- Meeting Room 5

 

STRESS LESS FOR SUCCESS

Thursday, September 19 

2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. 

Student Wellness Center North Patio

 

NIGHT MARKET 

Thursday, September 19 

6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

7th Street Plaza 

 

OAKLAND A’S VS TEXAS RANGERS 

Friday, September 20 

7:07 P.M. 

Oakland Coliseum- Oakland, CA  

 

SPARTAN SPEAKER SERIES PRESENTS DIANE GUERRERO 

Monday, September 30

7:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. 

Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom