Student Affairs

Spartan Voices

At San Jose State I found people who share my passion, I've met people who'll be my friends for life, and I learned how to ballroom dance.

- Ryan Santos, '11 Mechanical Engineer

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Ensuring student success is the central mission for the Division of Student Affairs. We offer a wide variety of services -- career development, health and wellness, campus life, leadership development, cross cultural experiences, disability resources, psychological counseling, student housing, recreation, and co-curricular events. 

Highlights for this year include:

  • A new Student Center
  • Increased student leadership development
  • Creation of an LGBT Center and Women's Resource Center
  • Scholarship opportunities for student leaders
  • Development of the "Standards of Excellence" for the Fraternity and Sorority Life Program

Student Leadership Fund

Dedicated to developing and expanding student leadership programs, and enhancing the overall student experience at SJSU, the Student Leadership Fund provides financial support to encourage students to pursue co-curricular activities that foster leadership.

Participation in trainings and conferences, the creation of a leadership resource center, financial assistance for student leaders through scholarships and stipends, and support and resources for student clubs and organizations are a few examples of the Student Leadership Fund at work.

Dr. Renee Barnett Terry
Interim Vice President, Student Affairs Division