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Connect With Other Students

Peer Connections Peer Mentors serve as guides to the university experience, supporting and empowering all SJSU students during their academic and social adjustment to SJSU. Peer Mentors are among the best, brightest, and most diverse SJSU students. They have been through the college transition and know some of the challenges you may be facing. You can make an appointment for a one-on-one meeting.

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What is the difference between an advisor, a tutor, and a mentor?

Academic Advisors

Academic Advisors are professional campus staff that offer skilled guidance on personal and academic questions. Academic advisors focus on course selection, registration, GE requirements, declaration of major and change of majors. 

Check out the Advising Hub for more info

Career Counselors

Career Counselors are professional campus staff that offer skilled guidance on career related questions. Career counselors focus on exploring majors/careers, job/internship search, interviewing, networking and more. 

Explore the SJSU Career Center to learn more


Tutors guide you to understand course concepts and develop the strategies and skills you need to be successful in your courses and academic pursuits. 

Tutoring Hub


Mentors share their expertise and experiences to help you make the most of your university experience and prepare for the college-to-career experience.

See the different ways to get connected on SJSU² Mentoring & Meetups below.

Quick Connections

SJSU2 Quick Connections connects alumni and other professional mentors with SJSU student mentees for one-time interactions—virtually or in person—focused on a set of specific career exploration questions developed by the mentee. Students login via SJSU SSO, mentors sign in via LinkedIn.

Connect with Alumni

We help facilitate Profesional Mentoring and a Meetups Program to support career exploration and build purposeful connections during the Fall and Spring Semesters. Mentor sign up typically takes place in January and July. Student registration typically takes place in February and September. 

See the program page for the most up-to-date info.