Welcome New Spartans!

Get Started with Orientation

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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.


Find information on how to choose and register for classes.

Internet and Technology

Learn to access Wi-Fi, computer support and get connected to MySJSU and other systems.

Parking, Transportation and Maps

Learn ways to get around campus.

Student ID (Tower) Card

Your Tower Card is your student ID. It may work as a transit pass, hold "Gold Points" for campus purchases and even be activated as an ATM card. Get your Tower Card from the Bursar’s Office. Check the Tower Card website for specific hours.

Weeks of Welcome

SJSU's Weeks of Welcome (WOW) is a great event for students entering the fall semester. It 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.

Programs for Students

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