News and Updates

Request for Proposals (RFP)

The San José State University Research Foundation invites responses to its request for proposals (RFP) for a new Enterprise Resource Planning system which incorporates the following functions and features.

  • Non Profit Fund Accounting and Financial reporting
  • Grant management (pre- and post-award functions)
  • Human resources information system (HRIS)

Please see the attached documents for RFP process, deadlines, and contact information.

  1. RFP for ERP Software System [pdf]
  2. Appendix of Use Case Scenarios [pdf]
  3. Appendix on the Number of ERP Users [pdf]
  4. Use Case Matrix for Vendors to Complete

Research Week 2023

San José State University invites you to our inaugural Research Week April 24-28, 2023! The Division of Research and Innovation is collaborating with the SJSU King Library, the College of Graduate Studies, the Human Rights Institute, the College of Social Sciences, and the College of Science to host a week-long series of engaging events that highlight the breadth and depth of RSCA at SJSU.  Learn more about the scheduled events by visiting the Research Week 2023 Schedule.

2022 ECIA Winners

Please join us in congratulating the San José State University Research Foundation (SJSURF) 2022 Early Career Investigator Award (ECIA) recipients – Assistant Professor Dahyun Oh in the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering and Assistant Professor Tammie Visintainer in the Connie L. Lurie College of Education and the College of Science.

This award recognizes tenure-track SJSU faculty who have excelled in areas of research, scholarship, and creative activity during their probationary period at SJSU. The two awardees will be honored at the upcoming 2023 Celebration of Research from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2023, in the Diaz Compean Student Union. Register here to attend.


Board of Directors Scheduled Meeting

Upcoming Meeting: Friday, May 12, 2023 at 1 p.m.

Finance & Investment Committee Scheduled Meeting

Upcoming Meeting: Monday, May 1, 2023 at 1 p.m.

Administrative Announcements

This is critical information related to PI responsibilities and Research Foundation business operations. Please contact for further information.

2023 Mileage Rate and Travel Updates — Effective January 1, 2023 [pdf]

New Supplier Request Form

Fringe Benefit Rates Memo for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 [pdf]

Gift Giving Restrictions [pdf]

Check these pages frequently for news from the SJSU Research Foundation and for updates from the campus or from our sponsors.

Please contact with questions or for further information.