Summer Session is a self-support mini-semester offered between the SJSU Spring and Fall semesters. With hundreds of courses offered from a variety of colleges both online, hybrid and in-person, participating in SJSU Summer Session can help you catch up, get ahead or explore learning something new.
SJSU Summer Session offers a compact curriculum taught by the same world-class faculty so you can spend your summer pursuing your success on your time.
San José State University is significantly less expensive than private institutions in the Bay Area.
SJSU summer courses can help you complete your degree and get into the workforce faster.
SJSU Year-Round Pell
The SJSU Pell Grant funds can be used to cover a portion of the cost of summer courses.
Summer Session in San Jose
SJSU offers world-class education in hundreds of fields of study from the heart of one of the most innovative and diverse cities in the world. Come experience the thrill of a summer in San Jose.
Visit SJSU and experience what makes Silicon Valley’s public university so special.
As the 10th largest city in the country perfectly situated in the center of the San Francisco Bay Area, San Jose has something for everyone.
Discover the ways SJSU students benefit from the university’s close connections with Silicon Valley industry, including with some of the biggest companies in the world.
My Summer Session Experience - Regina Grajo
Hear from Regina Grajo, an Advertising major at SJSU, about her experience taking courses over the summer and the benefits of Summer Session.
Rosalinda Y. - Summer Session Student
My summer class was fully online and was very organized by the teacher. I like that Summer Session has 2 sessions, which makes it easier to plan for taking multiple classes. Overall, I had a rewarding experience.