Spartan East Side Promise Program (SESP)

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What is the Spartan East Side Promise?

The Spartan East Side Promise Program (SESP) is San Jose State University's dedicated support service for East Side Union High School District students from the time of college exploration through college graduation.

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We serve

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High School Students

We provide a variety of academic, personal, and professional development workshops and events that strive to foster a college-going culture by creating a pathway to admission to SJSU, and supporting ESUHSD students and their families in their transition from high school to college.

View resources and upcoming workshops

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Incoming SJSU Students

Various support services are available for new SJSU students such as the ESUHSD Spartan Summer Program, Peer Mentor meetings, and our Growth Pledge project.

Learn more or Register for the ESUHSD Spartan Summer Program

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Have questions? Email us at or schedule a pre-admissions counseling appointment.

Schedule a Pre-Admissions Appointment

ESUHSD Spartan Summer Program
This program is for newly admitted ESUHSD students

ESUHSD Spartan Summer Program

This hybrid summer program provides incoming ESUHSD Freshmen with academic guidance, connections to campus resources, and an opportunity to build their peer support network.

Register by May 28


Community Resources

The community of support for ESUHSD students continues to grow, providing exciting resources and opportunities for our students such as scholarships.

Check out community resources

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Learn more about our program and services.