Shared Values

Shared Values at SJSU enabling us to serve our mission and achieve our vision

  • Learning: We value education above all. The academic freedom of faculty and students is vital to our role of promoting life-long learning through intellectual inquiry, scholarship and the pursuit of knowledge.
  • Student Success: We place our highest priority on ensuring the academic success and personal growth of San José State University students.
  • Excellence: We hold ourselves to the highest standards and support continual improvement and innovation in all we do.
  • Integrity: We are accountable for our actions and expect honesty and fairness in all our work and interactions.
  • Diversity: We value and respect diversity, inclusion, civility and individual uniqueness and recognize the strength these factors bring to our community and learning environment. All of our interactions should reflect trust, caring and mutual respect.
  • Community: We value collaborative relationships within and beyond the campus in order to best serve our mission.