Programs & Services

The following support services are available for Guardian Scholars at San Jose State University:


  • Priority registration
  • Designated EOP Academic Advisor


  • Develop a system of accountability around identifying and achieving goals
  • Skill building, which includes time management, setting priorities, study skills, and stress management strategies
  • Develop critical thinking and decision making skills to understand the impact of choices
  • Provide opportunities to build relationships with other students in the Guardian Scholars Program


  • Assistance and access in locating on campus, year-round housing
  • Housing planning during academic breaks and transitional periods

*Housing is accessible to all San Jose State students who are foster youth, wards of the court, or unaccompanied homeless youth. Please contact the for more info on cost and access.


  • Access to scholarship opportunities specifically for Guardian Scholars
  • Access to emergency funding for students who experience unforeseen financial hardship
  • Book vouchers for textbooks and academic supplies
  • Additional scholarship resources