Academic Support Resources

Academic Advising & Retention Services - AARS provides academic support for Undeclared students as well as General Education advising for Undergraduate students.

Counseling and Psychological Services - CAPS provides quality services to students so they can achieve their goals of becoming successful graduates of San José State University, both academically and socially. 

CSU Early Start Program gives students an opportunity to sharpen their mathematics and writing skills in the summer before the start of their freshman year.

Educational Opportunity Program - EOP is designed to improve student academic support of first-generation, low-income and educationally disadvantaged students.

MyGPS - Graduation Pathway to Success. A suite of technology tools available to help you plan your educational path.

MyPlanner is an interactive online tool for undergraduate students to map their entire academic path to graduation.

MyRoadMap shows a 4 year plan to your degree with the required courses in your major and needed order based on prerequisites.

Peer Connections offers free mentoring and tutoring services to undergraduate SJSU students.

SJSU Testing Office is a comprehensive testing and assessment department, certified as a National College Test Association (NCTA) Certified Testing Center. We provide a wide range of test-related services, including local, state, and national test programs.

The Advising Hub provides multiple resources to help our students succeed in their academic journey here at San Jose State University.

The SJSU Success Centers provide students with major advising and can help guide students on where to find on campus tutoring.

The Tutoring Hub is aimed at preparing students to become independent learners and develop an increased capacity for optimal learning.

The San José State University Writing Center offers a variety of resources to help students become better writers, and all of our services are free for SJSU students.

Other Resources

Discover SJSU

Expectations for Completion of GE Areas A2 (Written Communication) and B4 (Math/Quantitative Reasoning)

General Education Area B4 Courses

General Education Area B4 Courses with Support

How Do I know My Writing Course Options?

How To View Exam Credit And Transfer Credit Posted To Your Student Portal

How To View Your Enrollment Category

Resources for First Year Spartans

SJSU Majors Requiring Calculus (STEM)

What Are My Math/QR Course Options For Majors Not Requiring Calculus (Non-STEM)?

What Are My Math/QR Course Options For Majors Requiring Calculus (STEM)?


Admitted Spartan Days 2021 Slide Presentation

SJSU Enrollment Workshop Resource Page

RCW Video - This video is one of two videos that will help students explore writing course options. Students use this video to understand the difference between English 1A and Stretch English.

Why do the Reflection on College Writing?

How to do the Reflection on College Writing?