Strategic Directions

Effective and coordinated academic success services are critical in improving retention and graduation rates as well as enhancing the overall undergraduate student experience. SASS strives to be a campus hub for supporting academic success efforts and services for the SJSU campus community. Our strategic directions include:

  • SJSU's Graduation Retention Initiative:

    Refine and sustain capacity and participate fully in SJSU's Retention/Graduation Initiative to increase retention and graduation rates. Aligns with SJSU's Vision 2017 Goals of Unbounded Learning.

  • SASS/SJSU Collaborations:

    Strengthen our collaborations with colleges and departments, especially college advising and success centers, Student Affairs, Student Life and our local community colleges. Aligns with SJSU's Vision 2017 Goals of Unbounded Learning and Helping & Caring.

  • Advising Hub:

    Increase the visibility and use of the online Advising Hub for students, faculty and staff here at San Jose State University. Aligns with SJSU's Vision 2017 Goals of Agility through Technology and Helping & Caring.

  • Peer Academic Success Services:

    Coordinate, communicate, and sustain a campus-wide infrastructure for peer advising, peer mentoring, and tutoring. Aligns with SJSU's Vision 2017 Goals of Spartan Pride, Helping & Caring, and Unbounded Learning.