Welcome New Spartans!

Get Started with Orientation

Three new students with matching SJSU shirts posing for picture

Getting accepted to San Jose State is just the beginning. Through the orientation process, you will register for classes, obtain parking and housing, and learn your way around campus.

Undergraduate, Transfer and Graduate Student Orientations

International Student Orientation


Find information how to pick and register for classes.

Internet and Technology at SJSU

Learn to access wi-fi at SJSU, access computer support, and get connected via MySJSU and other systems.

Parking, Transportation & Maps

Ways to get around campus.

Tower Card

Your Tower Card is your student ID, and can (optionally) work as a transit pass, hold "Gold Points" for campus purchase, and even be activated as an ATM card. Get your Tower Card from the Bursar’s Office. Check the Tower Card page for specific hours.

Fall Welcome Days

A great event for students entering the fall semester! SJSU Fall Welcome Days begins with Move-In Day and continues with fun events and activities through the first few weeks of the semester. A detailed and updated schedule will be provided at the start of the fall semester.


San Jose State offers a number of programs aimed at providing an even better experience for potential and current students.