Programs & Services

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

Academic

  • Priority registration
  • Designated EOP Academic Advisor

Personal/Self

  • 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

Housing*

  • 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 guardianscholars@sjsu.edu for more info on cost and access.

Financial

  • 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