General Services Center

General Services Center Staff

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

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 (Second Round Open)

Students who receive financial aid grant(s) are eligible for a $100 voucher to buy or rent a textbook, purchase school supplies, and technology on the SJSU Spartan Bookstore Website. 

We have begun accepting applications for the second round. Students who have already applied and received a voucher are not elligible. Completed applications and documents must be submitted through your SJSU email to Please read the description for all the requirements in the application.

Any incomplete and or incorrect applications will not be processed. Completed applications turned in after Wednesday, September 25th, 2020 at 12:00 pm PDT  will be issued a voucher on Wednesday, September 30th after 2:00 pm by email. The program will close once we have reached our budget.

EXAMPLE: A.S. Affordable Textbook Program [pdf]

A.S. Affordable Textbook Application [pdf]

How to Redeem Book Voucher

Please follow the instructions below on how to redeem your book voucher

On the SJSU Spartan Bookstore website in 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 $100 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 only. It will expire 21 days after the original issue date.

SmartPass Clipper Card Pick Up

Students picking up 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

Mail Drop Off

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

Check Cashing

The center 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 Fall 2020)

$15 per signature. Contact 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

Fall Semester Hours

Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm