Graduate Student Orientation and Workshops


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!

SJSU's 2019 Spring Graduate Orientation is scheduled for Thursday, January 17, 2019.  

This is a great opportunity to learn more about our campus and being a graduate student!  We are thrilled to have so many incoming graduates on campus at the same time.  In order to make the day as comfortable as possible, please read the links we have included to the right of this message for information about your schedule, parking, and other activities available to you.

Registration is available through Next Steps ONLY for incoming Spring 2019 graduate students.

Registartion for the event will close on December 15, 2018.

Explore this site to see previous information about orienation. 

Make sure and watch these videos before you come to campus for orientation.