General Services Center
The General Services Center is open in person and via email.
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 email@example.com.
Student Organization Campus Trust Accounts
Recognized Student Organizations (RSO) can open a campus banking account. Free check processing, bookkeeping, purchase orders and more. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for Master Trust Agreement and Signature Card Updates. For Requisitions for Fund requests, Deposits, and Ledger Reports please contact email@example.com.
How to Make a Deposit:
1.In Person Deposit
NOTE: Cash and checks are accepted.
2.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
A.S. Funding Post-Approval Process
Once you have been approved by the A.S. Financial Committee, please wait 3-5 business days after receiving the confirmation email. The contact person must contact our office in person or via email firstname.lastname@example.org for the A.S. Funding post-approval process.
NOTE: Use your SJSU email when contacting us via email. Any other server will not be accepted.
A.S. Affordable Textbook Program Fall 2022 (2nd Round CLOSED)
*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 that are available at the SJSU Spartan Bookstore in person. This program is NOT offered for Summer and Winter Sessions.
ATTENTION: On Friday, September 16th 2022 at 9:30am PST we have reached budget and stopped accepting any online applications for our 2nd Round of Vouchers. This program is first come, first serve.
PLEASE NOTE: Any applications submitted to the prior date and time listed above will be denied. Students are allowed one voucher a semester. Do NOT reapply for multiple vouchers if you have been released a book voucher for the reoccurring semester already.
Application and Example Reference:
Please read the description for all requirements in the application. We encourage you to look at our example for reference.
*Incoming Freshmen/Transfer Students
**If you are applying for the Affordable Textbook Program as a 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.
All applicants who sent a complete application and qualified for the for the 2nd Round of Vouchers (Friday September 16th), will receive their book voucher disbursement via SJSU email on Wednesday September 21st after 2:00pm PST.
How to Redeem Book Voucher:
SJSU Spartan Bookstore in person (checkout): Please have your SJSU Tower ID Card or Government ID and the Book Voucher EMAIL confirmation displaying the voucher number, at the SJSU Bookstore in person checkout.
Redeemable only for available items at the SJSU Spartan Bookstore in person checkout. *There will be no special orders available for customers who are trying to redeem the voucher.
NOTE: If your purchase exceeds the $200 value of the book voucher, you must include an additional payment method. The book voucher is valid to purchase/rent textbooks, school supplies, and technology on the SJSU Spartan Bookstore in person checkout only. It will expire 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)(Temporarily Not Offered Fall 2022)
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 (Temporarily Not Offered Fall 2022)
The GSC can cash personal checks up to $25.
PG&E Payments (Temporarily Not Offered Fall 2022)
Same-day payments free-of-charge. Cash or check only.
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 2022)
$15 per signature. Contact email@example.com to schedule an appointment.
Money Order (Temporarily Not Offered Fall 2022)
A maximum of $500 per money order may be made with $1 charge per money order. Cash only.
Diaz Compean Student Union, 1st Floor, Suite 1800
San Jose State University, One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0129
Fall 2022 Office Hours:
In Person: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Virtual Office Hours: By Appointment firstname.lastname@example.org