General Services Center

General Services Center Staff

COVID-19 Update

The General Services Center will open starting August 2, 2021.

Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm. For more information, please email as-general-services@sjsu.edu.

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 as-general-services@sjsu.edu.

Student Organization Campus Trust Accounts

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

How to Make a Deposit

In Person Deposit

Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

NOTE: Cash and checks are accepted.

Mail in Deposit

 NOTE: Cash is not acceptable through the 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 "Associated Students 'Organization Name'/SJSU" (ex: "Associated Students Ski Club/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

Forms

Campus Organization Information Packet [pdf]

Master Trust Agreement [pdf]

Signature Card [pdf]

Requisition for Fund [pdf]

Receipt Letter [pdf]

Stop Payment [pdf]

Deposit Form [pdf]

A.S. Affordable Textbook Program (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 in person and online

The third round of online applications has opened Sunday September 19, 2021. Students who already received a Fall 2021 book voucher are NOT eligible for any other ongoing rounds. Completed applications and documents must be submitted through your SJSU email to as-gsc-textbook-group@sjsu.edu.

**Any applications submitted to 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 as reference.

Example A.S. Affordable Textbook Program Application [pdf]

A.S. Affordable Textbook Program Application [pdf]

Incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students

Due to COVID 19, there is a delay in the disbursement of SJSU Tower ID cards. If you are applying for the Affordable Textbook Program as an incoming freshman or transfer student and have not yet received your SJSU Tower ID, please submit a scanned copy of your government ID in lieu of your SJSU Tower ID.

Voucher Disbursement

If you submitted an application during our second round of Book Vouchers starting from Thursday, September 16th, and qualified, you will receive your book voucher via SJSU email on Tuesday, September 21th after 1:00pm PDT. Any incomplete and or incorrect applications will not be processed. 

How to Redeem Book Voucher

On the SJSU Spartan Bookstore website and in person in checkout.

SJSU Spartan Bookstore (in person checkout):Please have ready SJSU Tower ID Card or Government ID and the confirmation Book Voucher EMAIL, that includes the voucher number, at the SJSU Bookstore in person checkout. 

SJSU Spartan Bookstore (website checkout):1. Select shipping method > 2. Select Payment options > Select payment type "Financial Aid" > VOUCHERS > Insert the 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 from your account until the order has been fulfilled. The book voucher is valid to purchase/rent textbooks, school supplies, and technology on the SJSU Spartan Bookstore website and in person. It will expired 21 days after the original issue date. 

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.

Ace Train and Highway 17 Express Discounted Tickets

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

International Student Identity Card (ISIC)

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

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 Summer/Fall 2021)

$15 per signature. Contact trinh.thai@sjsu.edu to schedule an appointment.

Money Order

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

Starting September 13, 2021 

Business Hours:

In Person: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 

Virtual Office Hours: By Appointment