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 Justice Studies 2018 Spring Convocation


 Where can you buy tickets? How many can you buy?

  • From April 2 to April 27 -- Graduates may purchase up to 3 tickets per graduate to ensure everyone has an opportunity to purchase.
  • From April 30 to May 14 – Graduates may purchase an amount to be determined until sold out. 
  • No tickets will be sold after May 14th

ASL interpretation is available with one month advanced notice via JS Convocation Website. Please make the request online. Regalia and graduation attire can be purchased at the Spartan Bookstore. For information on Regalia please visit the SJSU Regalia page: Graduates

The Justice Studies convocation ceremony is put on by the Justice Studies Task Force, a group of JS alumni, students and volunteers. For more information, go to JS Convocation website:




Reminder to Students Graduating in Fall 2018:

The deadline for Applying for Graduation is March 19th.

If you choose to apply for Graduation online, don't forget that you still have to fill out a major form and meet with your advisor to review and get it signed off. 

For more information about applying for Graduation online, please go the the Registrars Website on Applying for Graduation Online

If you are not sure who your assigned Justice Studies advisor is, please go to the JS Department Advising Website.    

As always, you may stop by the JS Office for any additional questions or concerns!


Beyond the Books is back! Come join us on March 1st, 2018 in the Student Union Theater.


2017 Fall convocation December 17 2:00pm-4:00pm 



Justice Studies Showcase 4.0 Alumni Event - November 9

Picture with Man with Lantern

Prizes - Bagpipe Performance - Food - Student Groups

November 9, 2017 | 5:30 to 9 p.m.

San José Police Officers’ Association Hall

Showcase 4.0 dinner and celebration took place Thursday, November 9, 2017, 5:30-9:00 PM at the San José POA Hall.

We were joined by alumni, students, and department friends as we showcased your department's past and present accomplishments.

Proceeds from Showcase 4.0 are going to the Justice Studies Student Success Endowment that is dedicated to fund student experiences that foster professional growth. 

Alumni are lighting the way! 


Congratulations Professor Kinney!

Recipient of the 2016-2017 Committee to Enhance Equity and Diversity Award


Below is a link regarding the award: 

 FBI Executive visits Department of Justice Studies!

FEB TripSenior Executive in the Criminal Justice Information Services Division of the FBI, Jim Loudermilk, met with several faculty members and students to discuss funding oppurtunities for the Department of Justice Studies!