Nursing students participating in clinical simulation.
Nursing students participating in clinical simulation.

Read what students are saying about TVFSON:

“The professors were very supportive, informative, caring and nurturing. The program is challenging but it makes us [the] best nurses after completing. I commuted every day from Richmond, CA because this program is the best in [the] Bay Area.”

Future Student Advising

Group advising is offered for students interested in applying to programs within TVFSON. General information about the programs and the steps to apply are discussed at these sessions. All prospective students are highly encouraged to attend! No reservations needed and open to the public.


TVFSON programs are all accredited, or in the process of accreditation, by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).San José State University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges.

In Honor of Sandra Diaz

Beloved Nurse and Teacher, Sandra Diaz, passed earlier this month. In her honor, a student scholarship has been created. Wish to donate to the fund, supporting future nurses?  Visit
  • Scroll down, and click on the blue Give Now button.
  • Select your donation amount
  • Click Choose a Giving Opportunity, and select Other. A new window will pop up.
  • In the pop up, click on Other and Continue
  • Type in "Nursing Scholarships 40163-503401," and complete the remaining prompts.
Wish to give via mail?  Make your check out to Tower Foundation, with note/memo of "Nursing Scholarships 40163-503401."  Mail checks to:
SJSU Advancement Services
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0256


May 19th, from 10AM-1:30PM
The Institute for Nursing Research and Practice, a specialty institute suppoted by The Valley Foundation School of Nursing (TVFSON), is hosting a showcase of nursing research.
The event will include:
  • select nursing student project presentations from throughout TVFSON (Bachelor's, Master's, and DNP)
  • a strolling poster session with posters from all TVFSON students finishing projects in Spring 2023
  • celebration of 2023 graduates
  • Nursing research Keynote speaker
  • refreshments and snacks

Get your free ticket: INRP Research Showcase