Campus Resources

Academic Support Resources

Accessible Education Center
Administrative Building 110
(408) 924-6000 (Main Office)
(408) 924-6542 (Deaf and HoH)
(408) 808-2123 (ATC)

The Accessible Education Center (AEC) facilitates the provision of accommodations and services for disabled students. Students requesting accommodations on such grounds must be registered with the AEC.

ASPIRE Program
Student Services Center 518

The ASPIRE Program provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic college requirements, and motivating students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education. Students qualify for the ASPIRE Program if they are low income, first generation in college (neither parent has a degree from an accredited four-year U.S. college or university), or registered with a disability hindering academic performance.

Associated Students Computer Services Center
Upper Level of the Student Union

The Associated Students Computer Services Center (ASCSC) provides free use of desktop computers on site as well as a low-cost laptop rental program. The Computer Center's service counter has a scanner, copy machines, fax services, and printers, and computer repair services are available.

Office of the Registrar
Student Services Center - Window "R"

The Office of the Registrar is responsible for registration, grades, verification of enrollment and degree, official transcripts, residency determinations, reinstatement, undergraduate graduation (which includes diplomas), visitor/concurrent enrollment, Step-to-College, cross-enrollment, and document imaging.

Peer Connections
Student Services Center 600

Peer Connections staff and peer tutors are trained and nationally certified to tutor students in course content and teach them learning skills to achieve academic excellence. Peer mentors are trained and nationally certified as guides to assist students in navigating the sometimes unclear paths to their degree.

University Ombudsperson
Administrative Building 218

The University Ombudsman provides impartial and confidential consultation to members of the campus community who are concerned about a situation or issue. The Ombudsperson helps interpret SJSU policies and procedures, clarifies issues and generates options for resolution, and recommends actions and makes referrals to on-campus resources.

Testing Office
Industrial Studies 238

The testing office provides proctoring services for exam(s) from other institutions and professional organizations, and various University-level evaluations including TEA, CLEP, CBE, and the WST. The Testing Office also provides make-up examinations for courses taken at SJSU on a case-by-case basis.

Writing Center
Clark Hall Suite 126, Library 2nd Floor

The Writing Center offers a variety of resources to help students become better writers, from one-on-one tutoring sessions to a variety of writing workshops. All services are free to SJSU students. You can schedule a tutoring appointment through the Center's Online Reservation System or by calling (408) 924-2308 Mon-Thurs, 9:30-5:30 or Fri 9:30-2pm.


Academic Advising Resources

ACCESS Success Center
Clark 240

The Academic Counceling Center for Excellence in the Social Sciences provides general education advising for undergraduate students majoring or intending to major in any major in the College of Social Sciences.


College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) Student Success Center
Health Building 105, MacQuarrie Hall 533
408-924-8601, 408-924-2910

The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) Student Success Center provides general academic advising, limited major advising, and other student-support services to students in the College of Health and Human Services.


College of Science Advising Center (COSAC)
Duncan Hall 212

The College of Science Advising Center provides general academic advising, major advising for selected majors, as well as tutoring for all SJSU students enrolled in SJSU science courses.


Engineering Student Success Center
Engineering 344

The Engineering Student Success Center provides academic advising services and student success programs for undergraduate students in the College of Engineering.


Jack Holland Student Success Center
Boccardo Business Center 008

The Jack Holland Student Success Center is the main advising office for all undergraduate business majors. The Jack Holland Success Center provides assistance with academic planning including general education and major course requirements, graduation application process, univeristy policies and procedures, career coaching, and assistance with academic probation and disqualification.


Lurie College Student Success Center
Sweeney Hall 106

The Lurie College Student Success Center provides academic advising about general education requirements, change of major/minor, and support for students on academic probation or disqualified from the university.


Campus Diversity Support

African American/Black Student Success Center
Student Union 1360

The African-American/Black Student Success Center’s primary mission is retaining, empowering, and successfully graduating African-American/Black students at SJSU. Students are welcome to meet with the Program Director, Faculty Fellow-in-Residence and Student Success Interns at their convenience.

Cesar E. Chavez Community Action Center
Student Union 1550

Established by Associated Students in July 2005, the Cesar E. Chavez Community Action Center (CCCAC) at San Jose State University provides a platform that encourages and supports civic engagement and advocacy with hopes to contributing to a more just society and producing the next generation of philanthropist and social justice practitioners.

Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center
Student Union 1340

The Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center builds coalitions with students, campus departments, and community partners to leverage our collective assets, and develop complementary strategies in pursuit of Chicanx/Latinx student Success.

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
Clark Hall, 1st Floor

The Educational Opportunity Program is designed to improve student academic support of first-generation, low-income and educationally disadvantaged students. The program provides admission, academic, and financial assistance to EOP-eligible undergraduate students considered California residents or AB540 students.

Gender Equity Center
Student Union, First Level, Room 1650

SJSU's Gender Equity Center advocates for social justice, respect, and safety for all members of the San José State University community. The Center works to empower students and to educate the campus community about issues experienced by people because of their gender, gender identity, and/or their perceived gender/gender identity, through an intersectional lens.

Guardian Scholars Program
Clark Hall 128

The Guardian Scholars Program provides holistic support services for former and current foster youth, wards of the court, unaccompanied homeless youth, and youth under legal guardianship, under the Educational Opportunity Program.

MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center
Student Union, Main Floor

MOSAIC provides a safe and welcoming environment which honors and celebrates diversity. They offer support, advocacy for historically under-represented groups, leadership opportunities, and intentional programming that focuses on critical thought, social justice, and cultural empowerment for the SJSU community.

PRIDE Center
Student Union, Main Floor

SJSU's PRIDE Center supports LGBTIQQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, Ally) students of San José State University. Through dynamic programming and educational outreach, the PRIDE Center seeks to improve the campus climate for LGBTIQQA students and advocates for the respect and safety of all members of the campus community.


UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center
Student Union, 2nd Floor

The UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center is the main resource center for undocumented SJSU students. The UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center provides information regarding undocumented status, including but limited to, the California Dream Act, establishing California residency, legal information and support.


Financial Resources

Affordable Textbook Program

This program is geared towards students receiving financial aid grants. Students who meet program criteria may apply for a textbook rental voucher in the first two weeks of the fall and spring semesters. Vouchers are provided on a first-come, first served basis.

Bursar's Office
9th Street Garage - Student Services Center

The Bursar's Office processes the collection and disbursement of funds for students, employees, and external agencies. The Bursar's Office handles student fee payments, disburse scholarship and alternative loan checks, sells Commuter and Housing parking permits, provides financial counseling and establishes payment arrangements for balances owed to the university.

Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
9th Street Garage - Student Services Center

The Financial Aid and Scholarship Office connects students with federal and state funding, campus scholarship opportunities, and other off-campus resources. The Financial Aid and Scholarship Office processes grants, loans, the federal work-study process, and scholarships.

Student Food Resource Program

This program encompasses multiple programs aimed at students who are experiencing financial difficulties and require assistance in acquiring food. The program consists of two components: Spartan Food Pantry and Just In Time (Mobile Food Pantry).


Safety and Wellbeing

Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)

The Behavioral Intervention Team is the university resource for reporting SJSU community members that pose a risk to themselves, others, and/or the campus community. Individuals witnessing concerning or threatening behavior may choose to report to the Behavior Intervention Team.


Counseling and Psychological Services
Student Wellness Center 300B

SJSU's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers individual, couples, group, and educational counseling services. Students are encouraged to contact CAPS for any support needed. Operational hours are Mondays - Thursdays; 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM and Fridays; 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

For assistance after hours, call (408) 924-5910 and press 4 to reach the after-hours crisis service.


Title IX Office

Students, or other SJSU-affiliated members who have been victims of sexual misconduct and/or violence have the ability to report an incident to the Title IX Office.

The Title IX Office serves as the main enforcing campus body of Title IX from the Education Amendments of 1972, which states that,

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." 

University Police Department
7th Street Garage

The University Police Department serves all of San José State University 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. UPD provides emergency response services and range of educational programs that ensure the safety of students, faculty, and staff as well as visitors on campus.

Wellness & Health Promotion
Health Building

The Wellness and Health Promotion (WHP) team is a diverse staff with various specialties to meet the health and wellness needs of SJSU students. The WHP team helps students develop healthy lifestyles through a wide range of fun and engaging activities.