Professionally trained psychologists, social workers and counselors are available for students on an individual, couple or group basis for counseling on a variety of psychological and academic issues.
As an undocumented student, you may be eligible for state financial aid. Undocumented students are ineligible for federal aid (including federal loans, grants and work-study.) Complete the CA Dream Act Application here.
The Career Center enables students to explore majors and careers, gain relevant experience and professional confidence, search for meaningful work and connect with exciting employers. DACA students are eligible for employment. Fellowships and internships may also be found in Handshake. All students are eligible to receive services from the Career Center from resume writing to interviewing skills.
The Student Health Center provides health care services, including basic primary care, limited specialty care, health promotion and disease prevention, principal support services (laboratory, pharmacy, physical therapy, radiology, nutrition), and limited mental health services to all registered SJSU students.
The Advising Hub website identifies many resources to help students succeed academically. in addition to academic advising resources, you will find links to EOP, Peer Connections, the Writing Center, as well as MyRoadMaps identifying courses for each semester to complete a degree on time.
SJSU offers a number of resources and services on campus to help you deal with situations and issues outside of the classroom that may take away from your academic success. Some of those services include mentoring, counseling, health and wellness, and public safety assistance. We also offer a coordinated response to students, matriculated in regular sessions programs who experience an unforeseen economic crisis which is impacting their ability to be a successful students.
Are you finding yourself struggling to afford food while attending SJSU? A recent survey found that approximately half of SJSU students are sometimes skipping meals due to cost. This website provides information and resources for students dealing with food insecurity.
The mission of Student Advocates for Higher Education at San José State University is to promote higher education among immigrant students regardless of legal status, through activism, advocacy, community involvement, peer support, and leadership development.
The Chicanx/Latinx Student Success center was established to provide a community and support the educational, social and cultural needs of Chicanx/Latinx students at San Jose State University. The center seeks to represent, support and guide students both in and out of the classroom through various resources, programs and events, while allowing students to build their network of students, staff, faculty and administrators. The space welcomes students who are eager to expand their knowledge on campus resources and cultural realities of the SJSU Chicanx/Latinx community.
The African-American/Black Student Success Center’s primary mission is retaining, empowering, and successfully graduating African-American/Black students at SJSU. The center works with faculty, staff, administration, alumni and community stakeholders to foster academic achievement, pre-professional development, student leadership and cultural awareness. Students are welcome to meet with the Program Director, Faculty Fellow-in-Residence and Student Success Interns at their convenience.
The mission of the PRIDE Center is to support the LGBTIQQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, Ally) students of San José State University. Through dynamic programming and educational outreach the PRIDE Center seeks to improve the campus climate for LGBTIQQA students and advocate for the respect and safety of all members of the campus community.
The mission of the Gender Equity Center is to advocate for social justice, respect, and safety for all members of the San José State University community, by educating on issues experienced by people because of their gender, gender identity, and/or their perceived gender/gender identity, through an intersectional lens.
The mission of MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center is to provide a safe and welcoming environment that honors and celebrates diversity. The center offers support, advocacy for historically underrepresented groups, leadership opportunities, and intentional programming that focus on critical thought, social justice, and cultural empowerment for the SJSU community.
Here is information on the college success centers and where to get academic advising for general education (GE) and in your major.
The Accessible Education Center, through collaboration with the campus and community, is committed to redefining ability for students with disabilities by providing comprehensive services in support of the educational development and success of students with disabilities in a student-centered and professional environment.
The Veterans Resource Center is designed as a one-stop resource that plays a primary role in serving the university's growing community of veterans and military students. The one-stop VRC is dedicated to assisting eligible student Veterans, Reservists, National Guard, Active Duty, and dependents with state/federal education benefits and certification, campus resources, and intentional student programs that aid in the transition from military to education to career.
Associated Students' mission is to represent the students of San Jose State University and continually improve the quality of their educational opportunities and experiences.
Grounded in their commitment to the values of inclusivity, integrity, and success, Student Involvement provides opportunities for students to engage and develop. They promote community, leadership and learning through their innovative programs and services.
University Housing Services strives to create a residential community that supports and enhances academic success, fosters the learning and development of our students, and promotes student involvement and civic engagement.
San José State University’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library supports the University’s guiding principles of Spartan Pride, Unbounded Learning, Helping and Caring, Agility through Technology, and 21st Century Spaces by facilitating student learning and success, faculty teaching, research and scholarship, community engagement and creative uses of technology. In partnership with the San Jose Public Library, they provide all library users with access to information and learning resources in digital and print formats and foster lifelong learning opportunities for the entire community.
The Writing Center's mission is to enhance the writing skills of SJSU students so they can communicate clearly in any setting (informal, academic, or professional). They accomplish this goal through creating original writing resources, offering workshops, and conducting one-on-one tutoring sessions.
SJSU’s police department works 24-7 to provide a safe and secure learning environment through professional, progressive police, emergency, transportation and educational services.
The Testing Office staff provides testing related services in support of the educational development and success of students. Their office ascribes to the National College Test Association (NCTA) Professional Standards and Guidelines.
The Bursar's Office will provide efficient, courteous and exceptional customer service and financial counseling in the collection and disbursement of funds for our students, employees and external agencies.
The Office of the Registrar's mission is to serve the San Jose State University community by maintaining the integrity of student records, upholding and enforcing regulations relating to policies and explaining those policies to students, alumni, faculty, and staff through accurate, efficient services, delivered with respect and care.
The Office of Graduate Admissions & Program Evaluations (GAPE) performs the administrative and evaluative functions to maintain and implement the policies and procedures related to admissions, advancement to candidacy, graduation, and university level program requirements for all graduate students.