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Welcome to San José State University! 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. For daily updates follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Youtube @discoversjsu.

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Survival Mode: SJSU Responds to Historic Crises

As unfamiliar as our experiences with COVID-19 may feel, many of the challenges we are facing are not as novel as they seem. Whether living through pandemics, wars, or climate crisis, the individuals who make up the SJSU community have responded with empathy, creativity, and resilience, sometimes in partnership with and sometimes as a challenge to university, city, and world leaders. "Survival Mode" explores the history of San José State University responding to crises with worldwide impact. Photographs, news clippings, yearbooks, and journals from the SJSU Archives, including contributions to the Spartans Speak on COVID-19 project, will provide one lens for understanding our present moment.

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20@2021 Library VR Experience

Hosted by the Africana, Asian American, Chicano, and Native American Studies Center and in honor of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, "21@2021" is the celebration of the 21st Family Art Exhibit of the Chan Lim Family. The Chan Lim Family of Artists is best known for their Asian-themed art with a particular focus on Chinese brush painting. The family has been actively engaged in the arts for more than half a century to date. The three generations of the Chan Lim Family use a multitude of media, styles, and techniques to incorporate Western into Eastern art. They continue to get involved in the arts by actively developing and promoting Chinese brush painting in the Philippines and abroad. This exhibit in particular presents Chinese brush painting on colorful lanterns.

Spartan Speaker Series

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Alok Menon

Wednesday, February 24 at 7 p.m.

César Chávez Community Action Center's 15 yr Anniversary Keynote: Alok Menon - Beyond the Binary

Register Here

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Thea Moynee

Tuesday, March 3 at 3 p.m.

Sustaining Joy in the Midst of Social Change: Bridging Mental Health & Activism

Register Here

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Simon Tam

Wednesday, April 14 at 7:00 p.m.

Slanted: How an Asian American Troublemaker Took on the Supreme Court

Register Here

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Spartan Recreation

Spartan Recreation is ready to help you kick off a healty, active lifestyle—or maintain it. You'll love how it makes you feel. Whether you're a beginner or a fitness guru, wanting to learn new skills or push your boundaries, we've got you covered with an exciting selection of activities in our state-of-the-art facilities. 

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Counseling and Psycological Services

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at San Jose State University advances personal development, enhances student learning, and addresses life crises by providing culturally inclusive mental health services and educational counseling.

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Scholarships

The Financial Aid and Scholarship Office administers three types of scholarships:

  • SJSU campus scholarships
  • Department scholarships
  • Private scholarships

Students should apply for as many scholarships as possible to lessen the need for loans or part-time work to attend school.

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Social Justice and Success Centers

CommUniverCity encourages students, businesses, faith groups, residents, advocacy groups, community benefit organizations, corporate partners, and government officials to engage in an open dialogue about the needs of their community, and provides them with the tools and the framework to spring their ideas into action.

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Student Organizations

San José State University recognizes over 450 student organizations. Students are encouraged to participate in one of the many clubs as this is the best way to connect with campus life! 

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Library Services

Need research help? Take your research game to the next level using these great library resources. Check out the video for a jump start.

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Learn Anywhere

Get familiar with the variety of applications you will utilize in your online learning environment. Find workshops and resources to develop your study skills and time management practices.

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New SJSU Events Calendar

Check out the new SJSU calendar to discover upcoming events and programs.