A Thriving Community
A student's time at San Jose State is about discovery, both inside and outside the classroom. Through shared experiences with peers, service to the community, and acts of creation, recreation and cohabitation, discover who you want to be.
Home of Student Government, Cesar Chavez Community Action Center, Child Development Center, General Services Center, Print and Technology Center and Transportation Solutions, Associated Students (A/S) is here to enhance your experience!
Find your place among 30,000 Spartans with nearly 450 recognized student organizations at San Jose State ranging from cultural groups and Greek life to hundreds of special interest groups.
Since 1898, fraternities and sororities at SJSU have offered a fun atmosphere filled with friendship, community service, and personal development that makes college life a memorable experience.
Black Leadership and Opportunity Center
The Black Leadership and Opportunity Center is the hub for Black student life at SJSU. We provide cultural programming, professional development and academic initiatives that promote community building and overall student success.
Cesar Chavez Community Action Center
Part of Associated Students, CCCAC connects SJSU students with community service opportunities that deepen their educational experience, while promoting lifelong commitment to civic activism and social justice, which are at the heart of the Cesar Chavez legacy.
Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center
The Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center is a responsive and culturally relevant academic success center devoted to providing inclusive and welcoming community spaces.
Center for Community Learning and Leadership
CCLL promotes service-learning and community engagement, collaborating with students, faculty members and community organizations for academic advancement and serving the common good.
The Gender Equity Center works to empower students and educate the campus on gender-based issues facing society.
The Veterans Resource Center proudly supports all veterans, reservists, active duty personnel and veteran dependents.
MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center provides support services and advocacy for students from historically underrepresented identity groups, along with campus programming and events.
The PRIDE Center works to improve the campus climate for LGBTIQQA students, advocating for the respect and safety of all members of the SJSU community.
UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center
The UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center provides financial aid resources and legal support for undocumented students.
Discover SJSU is our digital platform to replicate the opportunities you might discover as you travel across campus. This dashboard will update regularly to expose you to a variety of our many programs, events, and services throughout the year.
There are many ways for the campus community to enage and be well. Wellness is not only about physical and mental health. Learn how to take care of all dimensions of wellness: physical, social, emotional, occupational, multicultural, environmental, spiritual and intellectual.
Arts and Entertainment
Provident Credit Union Event Center
The Provident Credit Union Event Center at SJSU is the premier mid-sized venue in Northern California. It has hosted national entertainment acts such as Shawn Mendes, Fifth Harmony, Brand New and Prince Royce. It's also the home of Spartan men's and women's basketball.
In the heart of downtown San Jose, Hammer Theatre serves San Jose’s community and the university through high-quality programming expressive of the unique characteristics and diverse cultures that comprise Silicon Valley.
SJSU's School of Music and Dance offers concerts, performances and other events.
Film and Theatre creates short and feature films through Spartan Film Studios, a full season of stage productions, and other faculty, staff and student production projects. The department also has a full-time radio station, KSJS 90.5.
The CLA provides readings, lectures, conversations and seminars that allow the San Jose community to interact with writers of contemporary literature.
Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery
The professionally curated exhibitions in the Natalie and James Thompson Gallery create a direct link to academic curricula and explore varied issues of contemporary and traditional arts.
Campus Recreation offers a variety of athletic and recreation opportunities to the campus community, from intramural and club sports to the Bowling Center, fitness activities and outdoor adventures.
San Jose State's location provides opportunities to enjoy the best of Northern California.
From poetry readings to Spartan home games, you can always find something to do at San Jose State that will enrich your college experience. Keep up with what’s going on.
Caring for the Spartan Family
There is a community of Spartans ready to offer assistance to students dealing with situations and issues outside of the classroom that may take away from academic success. SJSU Cares assists students experiencing unforeseen economic crisis, food and housing insecurities.
The AEC provides comprehensive services in support of the educational development and success of students with disabilities.
Community safety is a top priority at San Jose State. Learn about all aspects of campus safety, sign up for emergency alerts, report an incident and more.
Parents and families play an important role in helping their student succeed on their path to a degree. Get resources and information about how to stay connected and best support your child in their educational journey.
SJSU Student-Alumni Connections directly links students with 200,000 professional Spartans worldwide through the Spartan Success Series networking and career events, scholarships, social activities, mentoring, leadership opportunities and more.
Student Jobs and Employment
The SJSU Career Center inspires, empowers and connects students, educators, and employers. Search for jobs, explore possible careers, find a mentor and more.
Pursuing full- or part-time work on campus is a wonderful way to deepen your connection to your community while earning money for school. Explore opportunities that excite you.
Federal Work-Study allows students to gain valuable work experience while earning money to help pay for college. A focus is placed on providing community service jobs both on and off campus.
Part of Associated Students, the CDC is a non-profit early education and care program serving children ages four months through five years and is licensed for 110 children.