For New Spartans

Celebrating Students at SJSU

Welcome New Students!

Congratulations on deciding to attend the Charles W Davidson College of Engineering at San Jose State! We are excited to welcome you to our Spartan Family, and we are looking forward to this and future semesters. Once you complete your Intent to Enroll, please continue to watch your SJSU email and your Canvas course for important information.

Check back later for Spring 2022 updates

ESSC Peer Advisor helping new student


Information about frosh orientation and your next steps

Guided Pathways Advisor helping new student


Information about transfer orientation and your next steps

New Student Opportunities

EXCEED for incoming frosh

Excellence in your Engineering Education is a virtual two-week summer program for incoming freshmen, a bridge to college for graduating high school seniors who have taken precalculus or calculus but will not have taken the AP Calculus test.

EXCEED for incoming transfers

Excellence in your Engineering Education is a virtual two-week summer program for incoming transfer students who would like a mini-review of advanced math (such as multivariate calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra), and a preview of various engineering fields.

MESA Engineering Program (MEP)

The MESA chapter at San Jose State University admits students pursuing degrees in Engineering or Computer Science, who come from educationally and/or economically disadvantaged backgrounds, with the mission of producing high caliber, industry-ready graduates through mentorship and career development opportunities.

How to join MEP

MEP & other College-wide Orientation Events

Join other new Engineering students at a variety of summer events hosted in the College of Engineering (CoE):

  • Learn more about MEP at their Open House events (June & July)
  • Make friends and connections at the Social & Orientation Follow-ups (July)
  • Preview a typical Day in the Life of a SJSU student (July & August)

CoE Summer Events details

More to come...

Check back for more events, opportunities, and information geared towards new SJSU Engineering students.

Google partnered with SJSU for the Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) held July 12-August 6.