facade of an sjsu building on campus
SJSU campus buildings close at different times depending on their function.

Academic Buildings

Academic buildings, defined as buildings where classes are held, are colored peach on the building access map.

View the Campus Access Map

Academic Building Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: Most closed except for special events
  • Campus holidays and campus closures: Closed

Academic Building Evening Access M-F

After 6:15 p.m. Monday - Friday, classroom buildings are open, but access is restricted to specific doors to increase building security. At least one door remains unlocked until 10:00 p.m.

  • Doors facing toward the interior of the university: locked at 10:00 p.m. Mon - Fri

  • Doors facing San Fernando, Fourth Street, San Salvador and Tenth Street (noted by an orange diamond and lock on the building access map [pdf]): locked at 6:15 p.m. Mon - Fri

Access to Locked Academic Buildings

To gain access to a locked building after hours or on weekends please contact University Police Department (UPD) at (408) 924-2222. You must present a valid SJSU ID and written authorization from faculty or staff or a reservation confirmation to enter the building.

Residential and Non-Academic Buildings

Residential and non-academic buildings are colored gray on the building access map [pdf]. Each building has its own hours of operation. Residential buildings are restricted to residents and staff, and can only be accessed with a valid building access card.