Graduate Student Orientation


Student Quotes from Previous Orientations

"It gave me the opportunity to meet people from different majors and from different parts of the world."

"It got me excited about being back at school after a 10-year hiatus!"

"I enjoyed the enthusiasm of the people hosting the event."

"The lunch provided was great and allowed us time to interact with one another."

"It made me feel welcomed to SJSU."

"Dr. B's words were so motivational and made everyone feel they were here to do something exceptional."

"I always wonder what a Bursar was in undergrad."

"The tours and information shared were extremely useful."

"It was useful to get familiarized with all the departments and their services."

"As a whole, orientation was very informative."








Welcome to San José State University!


Each Spring and Fall the Graduate Studies department presents an orientation specifically designed for new graduate students. Whether you are an International Student experiencing the United States for the first time or a former CSU undergraduate, Graduate Orientation has something for you.

Spring 2018 Orientation has passed.  The event's presentations, along with useful resources and informational videos have been posted for your convenience.

Fall 2018 Orientation will be held on August 16, 2018.  Please check back at a later time for infromation about the event.