Spartans for Safety

San Jose State is committed to fostering a safer campus environment through education, collaboration and community empowerment.

Find safety tips, resources and support through Spartans for Safety—and take the pledge to keep SJSU safe


The Behavioral and Crisis Intervention Team (BCIT)

BCIT provides guidance, care and assistance to students and employees who are:

  • Experiencing crisis
  • Displaying odd or unusual behavior
  • Engaging in other behaviors that may be perceived as being harmful (either to the student or employee individually, or to others)

Report an incident to the BCIT


University Police Department (UPD)

SJSU’s police department works 24-7 to provide a safe and secure learning environment through professional, progressive police, emergency, transportation and educational services.

SJSU police officer

Find crime statistics, important safety information and SJSU policies in the Annual Safety Report.


Emergency Alerts

The campus emergency communication system, Alert SJSU, provides information about what to do and where to go during a natural disaster or life-threatening emergency.

SJSU police officer

Sign up for Alert-SJSU to receive these important text, email, phone and TTY/TDD messages.


Discrimination and Harassment Complaints

SJSU is committed to creating an atmosphere where everyone can work and study free of discrimination and harassment. Get support and resolution resources if you believe you have experienced harassment or discrimination.


Sexual Assault and Intimate Violence

CSU campuses are required to provide information on sexual assault and intimate violence to all new students (see California Assembly Bill 1088 (pdf)).

Students and administrators collaborate to provide information on prevention and education.