J-1 Exchange Student Handbook

Olymbic Statue at SJSU

Welcome to SJSU

Information about SJSU and the International Student and Scholar Services

Welcome to California

Information for those new to California and to San Jose

How to Apply

Application for international students looking to study abroad at SJSU

Arrival Program

Information on mandatory arrival program before the first semester at SJSU.

Housing at SJSU

Information about SJSU campus housing options

Off-Campus Housing

Information about off-campus housing options

Health Insurance for Incoming Exchange Students

Information about SJSU's health insurance plan


Information about the different transportation options

Student ID Card

Information on how to obtain SJSU student ID card

Address Changes

Important information about address changes

Course Registration

Information about course registration

Academic Transcripts

Information about how to obtain official and unofficial transcripts for successful completed courses at SJSU


Library guide for international students

Cell Phones and Banking

How to get a cell phone and set up a banking account


Weather conditions in San Jose, CA


Observed holidays