General Services Center

General Services Center Staff

COVID-19 Update

The General Services Center will remain closed until further notice. For more information, please email

About us

The General Services Center (GSC) is a hub for student business services and student campus organizations. Our center provides check cashing, money orders, notarization, and faxing services while serving as a PG&E payment center on campus. The GSC also provides banking and accounting services to officially Recognized Student Organizations. For questions, please email

Student Organization Campus Trust Accounts

Recognized Student Organizations (RSO) can open a campus banking account. Free check processing, bookkeeping, purchase orders and more. Contact for Master Trust Agreement and Signature Card Updates. For Requisitions for Fund requests, Deposits, and Ledger Reports please contact

How to Make a Deposit

In Person Deposit

To complete a deposit in person an appointment must be made ahead of time. Please contact 

Mail in Deposit

 NOTE: Cash is not acceptable through mail. Cash must be deposited in person by appointment only. The A.S. General Services Center will not be responsible for cash lost in the mail.

You may mail a check, money order, or cashier check. Checks must be made payable to your "Organization Name AS/SJSU". You must include a completed Deposit Form [pdf] with your deposit mailed to the address below. 

Associated Students, SJSU
One Washington Square, Student Union, Room 1800
San Jose, CA 95192-0129
ATTN: Helen Nguyen/Vivian Nguyen


Campus Organization Information Packet [pdf]

Requisition for Fund [pdf]

Master Trust Agreement [pdf]

Signature Card [pdf]

Receipt Letter [pdf]

Stop Payment [pdf]

Deposit Form [pdf]

A.S. Affordable Textbook Program 3rd round Open

Students who receive financial aid grant(s) and Scholarship Awards: Military, EOP, and Middle Class Scholarship are eligible for a $200 voucher to buy or rent a textbook, purchase school supplies, and technology on the SJSU Spartan Bookstore Website only. 

On Tuesday, February 24th, 2021 at 9:00 am PST we will begin accepting a limited amount of applications online only for a third roundThis program is first come, first serve. We will stop accepting applications once we have reached the budget. You must submit your completed application and documents through your SJSU email to .

** Any application submitted before the prior date and time listed above will be denied.

Please read the description for all the requirements in the application. We encourage you to look at our example for reference.  

Voucher Disbursement 

If you submitted an application on Monday, February 1st, and qualified, you will receive your book voucher via SJSU email on Thursday, February 4th after 1:30 pm PST.

Spring 2021 Changes

  • The value of the voucher has increased to $200.00. 
  • Extended eligibility to Scholarship Awards: Military, EOP, and Middle Class Scholarship. 

Example of Spring 2021 Affordable Textbook Application [pdf]

Spring 2021 Affordable Textbook Application [pdf]

How to Redeem the Book Voucher

On the SJSU Spartan Bookstore website in checkout

1. Select Shipping method > 2. Select payment options > Select type "Financial Aid" > VOUCHERS > insert name on account > insert VOUCHER # in "Student ID" DO NOT ENTER STUDENT ID

NOTE: If your purchase exceeds the $200 value of the book voucher you must include an additional payment method. Once you input the information for your book voucher, it doesn't subtract it from your total. The deduction will not be made until the order has been fulfilled. The book voucher is valid to purchase/rent textbooks, school supplies, and technology intended for school use on the SJSU Spartan Bookstore website only. It will expire 21 days after the original issue date. 

Voucher Redemption Example [pdf]

SmartPass Clipper Card Pick Up

Students receiving the SmartPass Clipper Card for the first time must submit an online request form, bring Tower ID, and pay $3 fee.  For more information, visit Transportation Solutions.

You may pick up your SmartPass Clipper Card at the GSC on Thursday's by appointment, please contact

Ace Train and Highway 17 Express Discounted Tickets

Available for SJSU matriculated students and staff.   For more information, visit Transportation Solutions.

Tickets may be picked up at the GSC on Tuesday's by appointment, please contact

International Student Identity Card (ISIC)

Students may receive discounts with the ISIC Card. For more information, visit

Mail Drop Off

U.S. mail with proper postage may be dropped off in our conveniently-located mail drop box.

Check Cashing

The GSC can cash personal checks up to $25.

PG&E Payments

Same-day payments free-of-charge. Cash or check only.

Fax Service

Pages may be faxed out or received for $1 per page. For received faxed pages, person must be present at time of transaction.

Notarization (Temporarily Not Offered Spring 2021)

$15 per signature. Contact to schedule an appointment.

Money Order (Temporarily Not Offered Spring 2021)

A maximum of $500 per money order may be made with $1 charge per money order. Cash only.

Contact Us

Diaz Compean Student Union, 1st Floor, Suite 1800
San Jose State University, One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0129
Phone: 408-924-6200
Fax: 408-924-6220

Spring 2021 Hours

Limited In Person Appointment Only Hours:

Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, contact

Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, contact

Virtual Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm