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ResidentialProgram Application here!

For students who live outside of San Jose


Commuter Program Application here!

For students who live in the city of San Jose

Spartan Summer Institute 2018

Complete your CSU Early Start requirement and complete your GE Area E requirement (3-units) before the Fall semester begins!

The Spartan Summer Institute (SSI) is a fully-funded 4-week academically intensive summer transition program that introduces a diverse community of frosh to the structure and rigor of the university environment, provide opportunities to foster meaningful academic and social connections, and emboldens them to take ownership of their academic journey.


Residential vs. Commuter Program

This program will include both a Residential & Commuter component. 

For students who live outside of San Jose, they qualify for the Residential Program.These students are not required to stay on campus during the weekends (except for the two mandatory weekends listed above). These students are required to stay on-campus and will be enrolled in classes during the week. .

For students who live in San Jose, they qualify for the Commuter Program. These students do not have any weekend requirements (except for the two mandatory weekends listed above). These students are not permitted to live on campus during the summer, but will instead have to commute to campus for class during the week.

Weekday Schedule (*Subject to change)

8-9am  Breakfast   Residential & Commuter
9-10:10am SCI 2 Residential & Commuter
10:30-11:40am SCI 2 Activity Residential & Commuter
12-12:50am Lunch Residential & Commuter
1-2:30pm Early Start Residential & Commuter
2:45-4:15pm Study Hall Residential & Commuter
4:30-5:45pm Group Activity Residential & Commuter
6-7pm Dinner Residential & Commuter
7-10:30pm Study/Free Time Residential Only
10:30pm Lights out Residential Only

 

Learn more about the Spartan Summer Institute!

*** The Spartan Summer Institute provides students with a scholarship that covers the full cost of participation in the 4-week academically intensive residential experience.  

 


 

Spartan Summer Institute Benefits

        • Earn 3-units toward graduation (GE Area E).
        • Complete your Supplemental Math & English requirement
        • Establish your network of professors, staff, and peers before the school year begins.
        • Familiarize yourself with campus life and college culture.
        • Strengthen the skills and resources needed to improve success and readiness in the Fall.
        • Get involved and engage with the San Jose Community through service learning and volunteer opportunities. 

 


 

SSI Participants will have access to the following services:

        • 4-week Summer Transition Program (Residential or Commuter)
        • 2018-19 Academic Advising
        • 2018-19 Peer Mentoring

 


 

What program do you qualify for?

Residential Program

Commuter Program

Must live outside of the city of San Jose. 

Must live within the city of San Jose. 

Must be attending SJSU in the Fall

Must be attending SJSU in the Fall

Must be recommended and/or required to participate in the CSU Early Start Program for both Math & Writing over the summer.

Must be recommended and/or required to participate in the CSU Early Start Program for both Math & Writing over the summer.

Must have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) between 0-5,000

Must have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) between 0-5,000

Learn more about the Residential Program

Learn more about the Commuter Program

*** The expected family contribution (EFC) is calculated according to a forumla based on the information provided in a student's FAFSA. Calculate your EFC here.

  


 

Apply Today!

Eligible participants will be contacted via MySJSU or email to apply to the summer program. All participants must complete the program application (Residential or Commuter), complete a phone informational interview, and submit all required forms to be considered for the program.