Coffee with a Professor

student having coffee with a professor

The Divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs, in association with Associated Students, Inc, have created "Coffee with a Professor", a program to foster informal, out-of-classroom interactions between students and faculty by providing a $12 "VIP Gold Card" redeemable at all campus dining retail venues.


The participating campus dining retail venues are Union Square, On Fourth Café at MLK Jr. Library, Just Below, and Starbucks. We hope that you take advantage of this opportunity and connect with your professors - they are waiting to hear from you!

How it Works

How Often Can you Participate

Who is Eligible

Where to Sign Up

 

How it Works

After you have invited your professor out to coffee, go to Center for Faculty Development (IRC 213) to receive your "VIP Gold Card".

Before requesting your program card, make sure you have:

  • Invited your professor and confirmed a date and time
  • The full name and e-mail address of the faculty member in hand

Provide the following info to receive the "VIP Gold Card":

  • Your name, student ID and email address
  • Faculty's name and email address
  • Course section or class name (if you are currently taking a class with your professor)
  • Date and time for coffee
  vip gold card for coffee with a professor
   

How Often Can you Participate

You may participate in the Coffee with a Professor program twice per semester during the academic year. This program doesn't run through the winter or summer sessions.

 

Who is Eligible

Student eligibility: The program is open to all currently enrolled SJSU undergraduate students. If another student would like to join your coffee, that student must pick up a separate "VIP Gold Card" at the Center for Faculty Development (IRC 213)

Faculty eligibility: The professor or graduate teaching assistant must be currently employed by the university. They cannot be staff, administrative advisors, or counselors.

  student holding the Gold Points card for Coffee with a Professor
 

Where to Sign Up

After you choose the professor or TA who will be joining you for coffee, visit the Center for Faculty Development (IRC 213) to sign up and receive your free "VIP Gold Card". We hope to have other offices participate in the program by the end of the Spring 16 semester.

  map of location Center for Faculty Development IRC 213
 

 

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