SJSU Fall Preview Day

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Fall Preview Day (Oct 27)

Thanks for joining us for Fall Preview Day 2023! We had a blast meeting and greeting our future Spartans! Ready to apply? Click the link for details on how to get started!

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Thank you for attending SJSU Fall Preview Day 2023. We can't wait to see you in 2024!

Preview Day Schedule of Event

Our Welcome Event will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Provident Credit Union Event Center with our Spartan Resource Fair kicking off immediately after at 10 a.m. Our college presentations will be offered in two sessions (10:20 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.), and campus tours will be available between 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Welcome Event and Spartan Resource Fair

Join us in the Event Center for a special Preview Day welcome from SJSU Leadership, and be sure to stick around after for our Spartan Resource Fair—your opportunity to meet with various academic departments, services, and organizations.

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College Presentations

Attend our College presentations featuring every academic college at SJSU. Meet and learn from faculty representing the different majors, programs, resources and careers that you are interested in. Engage with representatives and current students and hear what awaits you in their department as a future Spartan.

For a list of all of our colleges and major departments please visit here

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Career Center Special Session

Student Union Meeting Room 2A

Join us for a special workshop presentation by our wonderful team from the SJSU Career Center. Learn how the SJSU Career Center can help you design a meaningful college experience and develop a plan for future career success! We'll share our top resources and services for exploring career options, building experience while in college, and launching career goals and aspirations.

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Campus Tours

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (every 30 minutes)

Embark on a tour of our vibrant 154-acre campus, guided by our experienced SJSU student ambassadors.

Meet at Tower Lawn to join one of our many campus tour offerings departing every 30 minutes. Tours are offered on a first come first serve basis. We look forward to meeting you!

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University Housing Showcase

Meet our University Housing Services staff and learn about the many offerings for on-campus housing at SJSU, including our one-of-a-kind International House. We will offer general housing overview presentations, opportunities to take virtual tours of our units, learn about meal plans and expected costs, and a Q&A with our staff.

*Please note: Due to current occupancy, in-person unit tours will not be available.

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Spartan Recreation and Aquatic Center (SRAC)

Visit the 'SRAC' as part of Fall Preview Day! Walk through our state-of-the-art facility to learn how you can stay active, healthy, in-shape and social as a future Spartan. Visit the front desk for information about our recreation and fitness spaces, as well as our various memberships, programs, and services.   

*Please note: Guests will be unable to work out or use the facilities while visiting the SRAC. Photos and videos are not permitted.

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Meet & Greet SJSU's Identity-Based Retention Centers

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Student Union (1st floor, meeting space across the Office of Student Involvement office)

Cultivate community connections with staff and students of the Black, Leadership, and Opportunity Center (BLOC), Native American Indigenous Student Success Center (NAISSC), Center for Asian Pacific Islander Student Empowerment (CAPISE), and the Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center (Centro). Learn about the unique programs and support services that they offer to support students.

Light refreshments will be provided.

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Spartan East Side Promise

The Spartan East Side Promise Program (SESP) is SJSU's dedicated support service for East Side Union High School District students from the time of college exploration through college graduation. 

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Spartan Eats Dining

Spartans get hungry, too! Grab a quick bite or dine-in at The Commons during Fall Preview Day.

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Spartan Bookstore

Be sure to drop into the Spartan Bookstore to stock up on SJSU apparel and show your school pride!

Like to save $$$? Click here for additional savings when you shop during Fall Preview Day!

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Student Union: Visit our Resources

Visit our wonderful Diaz Compean Student Union. Besides our many dining options and the Spartan Bookstore, you can stop by some of our other resources and centers that are open for business. Meet our teams in the Mosaic Cross Cultural Center, Veterans Resource Center and Cesar E. Chavez Action Community Center and learn about what services, programming and activities they host for current Spartan students. 

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Event Parking

Guest parking permits for SJSU Fall Preview Day are now available to purchase as a virtual permit via the parking portal. Find detailed instructions and purchase information here

Important! If you and your guests are driving to campus, event parking permits will cost $8.00 for the day, so redeem your permit ahead of time!

For general parking information, please visit the Parking Services page or contact them at 408-924-6557 or via email at

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Video Library

Check out our videos to explore all that SJSU has to offer our Spartan Community!

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