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SJSU Virtual Open House

Welcome future Spartan! The SJSU Virtual Open House has ended but your (mandatory) virtual orientation session is your next opportunity to connect with your new Spartan community. To learn more about our orientation programs and view the orientation schedule, visit our New Student and Family Programs site (linked below). As a reminder, all important university messages, such as your orientation confirmation, will be posted in your MySJSU Student Center. Please check your MySJSU account and your @sjsu.edu email account regularly for updates.

New Student and Family Programs

Visit our site for orientation (Sparta Camp and Spartan Experience for Transfers) information, Spartan Link details, and Summer 2020 Virtual Events/Webinars. SJSU Summer 2020 Virtual Events will cover Reflections on College Writing (RCW), Spartan Life, Housing, Greek Life, Career Success, and how Associated Students can enhance your college experience.

Visit our New Student and Family Programs site

Event Schedule

Saturday, April 18

Academic and Student Life: Learn about our academic colleges by viewing the welcome messages from our college deans and participating in Zoom webinars about academics, student life, orientation, and what it means to be an SJSU Spartan.

Sunday, April 19

Visit SJSU (in your pajamas): Video tours will showcase the campus, student union, and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. Join us for a student panel, parent panel, and more!

Monday, April 20

All About Finances: SJSU was named one of the Nation’s Best Value Colleges by Forbes magazine. We have many services to assist you as you transition to the Spartan community. Join offices such as the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office, Bursar’s Office, SJSU Cares and the Career Center to learn more.

Tuesday, April 21

University Housing: The SJSU housing application is open for Fall 2020. Discover on-campus housing options and learn about the International House, a large residence near campus that houses residents from over 35 countries including the U.S.

Wednesday, April 22

Campus Resources: As a Spartan, you will receive support inside and outside of the classroom. Webinars and videos will cover a wide range of services including career planning, free tutoring, accessibility resources, and many others.

Thursday, April 23

Supporting Spartan Success - Advising at SJSU: Academic advising is critical to your success. Learn about advising resources on campus and how our college student success centers and Academic Advising & Retention Services office can assist you throughout your education.

Friday, April 24

Next Steps in the Admission Process: Still have questions about attending San Jose State University? Schedule a virtual appointment, chat with us live, or participate in presentations on the next steps in the process. We are here to help!

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