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