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Newsletter Issue III: June–July, 2015

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  • Accessible Education Center
    • Center for Accessible Technology
    • Returning AEC Students Taking Summer Courses
    • New to the Accessible Education Center
    • Sweet Success Event
  • Career Center
    • Keeping the Momentum Going
  • Counseling & Psychological Services
  • Military & Veteran Student Services
  • Office of the University Ombudsperson
  • Student Health Center
    • Student Wellness Center Opens
    • Cooking Classes Offered
    • Peer Health Recognized


Accessible Education Center

Check it OutCenter for Accessible Technology (CAT)

Did you know the Accessible Education Center (AEC) is open all summer long?

The Center for Accessible Technology (CAT)  is one of the largest adaptive computing centers in the country.  The Center utilizes the latest in assistive technology software and hardware, with approximately thirty accessible stations and trained staff.  The center is available to students of San Jose State University who are registered with the AEC.

Returning AEC students taking summer courses

Given the short time frame of summer classes returning AEC students can simply drop in with their course syllabi and meet with the first available counselor to set up their summer 2015 accommodations.

New to AEC?

No problem. Call our AEC mainline at 408-924-6000 to schedule an Intake appointment to determine eligibility to register for AEC services. Remember to arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment to fill out your Intake and bring with you your disability documentation

Don’t have any documentation? Don’t Worry. =)  Have your treating professional fill out the appropriate AEC’s form that is specific to your disability.

New to AEC and SJSU?

Don’t worry we got you covered.  Check out AEC Services-at-a Glance to learn more about AEC and the services offered. 

Save the DateSweet Success Event

For students new to AEC, thinking about AEC, or returning to AEC we welcome you to attend our Sweet Success Event.  

Date: August 20, 2015
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00pm
Location: Center for Accessible Technology (CAT) Martin Luther King (MLK) Library RM 230

Spend some time with the AEC team to learn about our services, meet our team, connect with campus partners, and so much more!  Check back at AEC for more details in August 2015.

Career Center

Hire Me imageKeeping the Momentum Going? 

Congratulations, graduating Spartans! Now that you have earned your degree, we invite you to share your success with us. If you have landed a job, let us know where you are headed by completing this brief employment survey.

If you are still in job search mode, we are here to help. The Career Center is open this summer and offering drop in appointments Tuesday–Thursday. Check out our summer programming calendar that includes career webinars that can be accessed from anywhere.

Did you purchase a regalia package for graduation? If so, included in the package is an Alumni Association membership which also includes membership to the Career Center. Activate your membership today. You can also continue to access our services by joining the Alumni Association — a Career Center membership is one of many benefits!

Looking for additional help with your job search? Check out SJSU Spartan Staffing, an innovative and unique staffing service coordinated through the Career Center that matches current SJSU students and alumni with employers seeking to fill jobs and internships.

Keep the positive momentum going and stay connected with us through Facebook and our blog, the Career Center is here to help!

Student Health Center


Student Wellness CenterStudent Wellness Center Opens in June!

The long anticipated opening of the new Student Wellness Center is taking place now. Save the date for an Open House on August 26, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. where we will offer tours of some of the SWC spaces to showcase the many student services available. The new facility will house the Student Health Center, Counseling & Psychological Services, and Wellness & Health Promotion. Enjoy a festive environment with opportunities to win prizes, pick-up giveaways, and enjoy healthy treats.

Student Health Center Offers Cooking Classes

Students will have access to hands-on cooking classes in the new Food Lab, located in the Student Wellness Center. Classes, taught by Campus Dietitian Cassie Barmore, will be offered throughout the semester. Look for a schedule at the start of the fall semester. Advanced registration required. For more information, contact

Peer Health EducatorsPeer Health Education Recognized for Campus Impact

Congratulations to the Peer Health Educators who were recognized as Student Organization of the Year at this year’s SJSU Student Leadership Gala! The PHE’s were also recipients of the Student Organization Excellence Award at the 2015 CSU Alcohol, Tobacco, & Other Drugs Educational Conference in Monterey, CA.


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