Supported Instruction helps guide students in their first-year Math/Quantitative Reasoning
and Writing courses. Providing the resources and skills needed to be successful, as
the knowledge and skills students develop in these courses are foundational to success
in all college studies.
New Student & Family Programs
New Student and Family Programs is dedicated to helping new students, parents, and
family members successfully transition into SJSU. The transition into college can
be a big adjustment and overwhelming, but we are here to help you along each step
of the way.
College Success Centers
Each college houses schools, departments and programs specific to its area, creating
a rich variety of offerings for our students and the community. For more information
please visit Supported Instruction/Resources page.
Peer Connections offers free mentoring, tutoring, and supplemental instruction services
for students at SJSU. Peer educators are students just like you; they understand the
triumphs and challenges of being a student at San José State University. For more
information, please visit Peer Connections.
First Year Math and Writing Course Placement
To facilitate appropriate first-year course placement, the CSU evaluates your academic
preparation in two areas: written communication and math/quantitative reasoning.
The evaluation takes into account multiple factors, including coursework, grades, and scores on standardized tests.
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