Spartan Village on the Paseo Visualized

Aerial view of the exterior of Spartan Village on the Paseo and surrounding buildings.

Housing in the Heart of Downtown

Spartan Village on the Paseo places students in the middle of downtown's hustle and bustle with year-round entertainment, eateries, small businesses and job and internship opportunities all in the immediate area.

SJSU residential projects in downtown San José.

SJSU's Expanding Footprint

San José State University is pursuing a range of new housing projects from on-campus student housing at Campus Village 3, workforce housing at the Alquist building and more student housing off campus at Spartan Village on the Paseo.

Rendering of the future lobby of Spartan Village on the Paseo.

Step Into the New Home for Spartans

SJSU's plans for renovation start at the ground level with a welcoming and secure entrance for students coming from campus and throughout downtown to Spartan Village on the Paseo. Just outside the front door are multiple VTA bus and light rail lines, museums, music and performing arts venues, and dozens of eateries and entertainment options for students.

Spartan Village ground floor floorplan

First Level Floor Plan

A singular secure entrance welcomes student residents to Spartan Village on the Paseo and serve as a hub for renewed vibrancy in the area.

Second floor floorplan for Spartan Village on the Paseo

Student-Centric, Modern Amenities

SJSU plans to renovate the entire second floor of the existing structure to host a robust offering of new amenities geared towards student life and student success. On-site dining facilities, a communal kitchen, a study lounge and study spaces with stunning vistas onto the Paseo, a games room and a fitness center ensure all student residents' needs are met.

Sample residential floor plan

A Thriving Student Community

Students will have a range of room types to choose from including doubles, triples and quads. Accessible rooms will also be available for students with disabilities. Each floor will have two Residential Assistants.

Spartan Cafe rendering at Spartan Village on the Paseo

Stay Refreshed at the Spartan Cafe

On-site dining facilities include a cafe, conventional meal service, and a communal kitchen available for student resident use all ensure students can focus on their success without worrying about where or when to grab food.

Dining at Spartan Village on the Paseo rendering

Find a Seat at Spartan Village Dining

On-site dining provides seamless access for residents to grab a bite before or after class and on-campus activities. Details on meal plans will be announced in spring 2024.

Gaming and entertainment room rendering concept

Unwind in the Entertainment Center

A gaming and entertainment center on the second floor invites residents to unwind and socialize. With an easily reconfigurable space, the room transforms into a screening room for community movies and gatherings.

Fitness room and center rendering concept

Stay Healthy, Here

The on-site fitness center gives residents an additional venue to exercise separate from the on-campus Spartan Recreation and Aquatics Center fitness facilities that is open to all other students.

Study Sky lounge bridge rendering concept

Study in the Sky Lounge

The aerial bridge linking the south tower with the north tower will be closed off to provide SJSU residents a unique venue to unwind, study and socialize as they overlook the Paseo de San Antonio.

Study rooms rendering concept

Study Together in Comfort

A range of study spaces for individuals and groups in flexible venues accommodates diverse student needs. A variety of rooms from group study rooms to single-person phone booths limit sound and help residents focus on their studies while open seating outside the study rooms provide ample room for groups to meet.

University Housing Services on site offices rendering concept

On-Site, Around the Clock Staffing

Offices on the back end of the second floor will house revolving, full-time University Housing Services staff to be responsive to community and individual resident needs. From programming to security to supportive services, residents will always have access to SJSU staff for assistance.