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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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2020 Elections Programming

Discover ways you can get involved with the democratic process. Learn how to educate yourself on issues, candidates and ballot measures. Explore the various impacts of our voting decisions on our communities.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

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Celebrate 100 Years of Women's Suffrage on October 22

Please join SJSU King Library for a virtual talk given by guest speaker Dr. Bettina Aptheker who will present, "Celebrating Woman Suffrage (1920 - 2020) & the Ongoing Campaign for Voting Rights." Dr. Bettina Aptheker will discuss the arduous and different struggles experienced by minority women to gain the right to vote as well as ways in which woman suffrage was always intertwined with struggles against racism, white supremacy, lynching, settler colonialism, and anti-immigrant insularity. The presentation will be followed by Q&A.

Learn more and register for the event by visiting our website.

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23rd Annual Día de los Muertos Celebration

Explore the Art of Remembrance Altar Exhibit in virtual reality! This interactive 3D experience will give you an opportunity to learn the meanings and history of this 3,000-year-old ritual of welcoming the spirit of the dead and celebrating their legacies. For the first time ever we will be including a Spartan Community Altar. This includes photographs submitted by our Spartan familia in honor of their loved ones. May their legacy and memory live on.

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Winter Session 2021

Winter Session is a condensed, mini-semester, between fall and spring, that allows students to get ahead in their degree progress. In just three weeks you can earn up to four units of general education, major requirement or prerequisite course credit. Graduate faster, and save hundreds on campus fees, as you pay for tuition only during Winter Session.

Spartan Speaker Series

The Spartan Speaker Series brings distinguished authors, critics, scientists, activists, and artists to our campus to discuss critical issues in our society impacting students.

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Antoni Porowski

Wednesday, October 21 at 7:00 p.m.

Food & Wine Connoisseur, Netflix's "Queer Eye" & Bestselling Author

Register for Antoni Porowski Event

Intimate Partner & Domestic Violence Awareness Month October 2020

Intimate Partner & Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Every October is devoted to bringing awareness to Intimate Partner and Domestic Violence. This is achieved through educational programs, workshops, and online campaigns. The mission is to empower our campus community to work towards ending gender based violence. We all deserve to be respected, to be treated with dignity, and a life free of violence.

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César E. Chávez Community Action Center

The César E. Chávez Community Action Center (CCCAC) connects SJSU students with civic engagement opportunities that deepen educational experience while promoting a lifelong commitment to activism and social justice, which are at the heart of the César Chávez legacy.

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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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Center for Community Learning & Leadership

The Center for Community Learning & Leadership (CCLL) promotes service-learning and community engagement; collaborating with faculty, students and community organizations for academic advancement, professional enhancement, and serving the common good.

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The Writing Center

The Writing Center offers a variety of resources to help students become better writers. We'll be your guides through the often bewildering world of words, and you'll emerge with the communication skills necessary to your success as a student.

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Educational Counseling

The Spartan Food Pantry is a walk-in, full-service, staffed, food assistance program offering non-perishable goods, fresh produce, and refrigerated items to eligible students.

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Virtual Late-Night Tutoring at the King Library

SJSU King Library has late-night tutors available on Zoom from Sunday to Wednesday between 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. to help you ace that next exam. No appointments required; students are attended to on a first-come, first-served basis.

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New SJSU Events Calendar

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