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Become a Spartan!

Student Outreach and Recruitment (SOAR) provides support services, workshops, events, and campus tours for prospective SJSU undergraduate students.


Virtual Front Desk

Pre-admissions counseling is available via Zoom during business hours below.

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Pre-Admissions Counseling

Pre-Admissions Counseling

Have questions about applying? You can meet with pre-admissions counselors to discuss SJSU admissions requirements, seek assistance with the Cal State Apply online application or ask general questions about SJSU.

Campus tours

Campus Tours

Looking for opportunities to visit the SJSU campus? You can now register for in-person campus tours – reserve your spot today before the spots run out! Other tour options are available for you including a YouVisit Virtual Tour, Self-Guided Tours, and much more on our website. We’re excited to engage with you, answer live questions and help you explore SJSU! 


Attend our event

Attend our Events

Want to engage in our SJSU outreach events? You can attend various large-scale outreach and recruitment events and receptions throughout the academic year. The events are available to students and families. Check out our schedule and locations for upcoming events!


Spartan East Side Promise Program

Are you a graduate or current student of the East Side Union High School District in San Jose? This program provides a pathway to admission to SJSU, and supports ESUHSD students and their families in their transition from high school to college.



Seeking resources to learn about admissions, Spartan support, campus facilities and more? You can access digital brochures and videos to learn more about SJSU and its admission requirements. The video library features departments and resources such as Financial Aid, the Career Center, MLK Library, Housing and much more! Do you want to hear directly from our students? Check out The Spartan Scoop Podcast!

Connect with us

Connect with us

Want to stay connected with our SOAR Admissions Counselors and Student Ambassadors? Follow us on social media, email us, take a campus tour and visit our Virtual Front Desk. We are here to help you become a SJSU Spartan!

Upcoming Events

Event OnApr30

April Office Closure Days

Time:Please note Pre-Admissions Counseling will not be available in-person or through our Virtual Front Desk on Tuesday, April 30th from 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM due to a team conference training.Location:SJSU Main Campus
Event OnMay27

May Office Closure Days

Time:Campus will be closed on May 27th for Memorial Day Location:SJSU Main Campus
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June / July Office Closure Days

Time:Campus will be closed Wednesday, June 19th in observance of Juneteenth, and on Thursday, July 4th in observance of Independence DayLocation:SJSU Main Campus

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The California State University, which includes San José State, does not discriminate on the basis of gender, which includes sex and gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation in its education programs or activities.

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