Seniors

First Semester and Continuing Seniors

  • Meet with your Major Advisor to make sure you are on track to graduate. Be sure to prepare for your advising appointment.
  • Apply for graduation as soon as possible after reaching 90 units. Timely application means that you will receive your official Graduation Worksheet in time to plan your last semesters of course work and take advantage of priority registration.
  • Get involved with an organization on campus. It's a great way to meet fellow students and to keep sane during the stresses of college life!
  • Consider participating in Community/Service Learning through San Jose State to develop social responsibility and give back to our community.
  • Take a trip to the Career Center to learn about grad school options, resume and cover letter writing, networking, portfolios, and interviewing to be prepared for the job search.
  • Attend a Career Fair on campus to learn more about the local companies recruiting SJSU grads.
  • If applying to graduate school, solicit letters of recommendation.
  • Apply to graduate school.
  • Use the catalog, Department Roadmaps, and your Degree Progress Audit to check where you are and which requirements remain at least once a semester.
  • Become familiar with Undergraduate Graduation Requirements.

Graduating Seniors

  • Meet with your Major Advisor to make sure you are on track to graduate. Be sure to prepare for your advising appointment.
  • Take a trip to the Career Center to learn about resume and cover letter writing, networking, portfolios, and interviewing to be prepared for and start the job search.
  • Attend a Career Fair on campus to learn more about the local companies recruiting SJSU grads and to find current jobs being offered by those companies.
  • Attend the Commencement Ceremony and celebrate all your hard work.
  • Join the Alumni Association and stay in touch!