San Jose State University
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We would like to wish you a happy holiday season!

We appreciate your support of the Training Tuesday newsletter, and look forward to bringing you useful and resourceful training information in the new year!

This will be the last edition of Training Tuesday for 2023; the newsletter will resume on Tuesday, January 23, 2024. Please stay tuned to learn about upcoming training opportunities.

Safe and happy holidays,

University Personnel

Enhance your educational leadership by applying to the Educational Leadership Doctorate (Ed.D) Program, open for Summer 2024! The program is now available as either a hybrid or fully online cohort.

The flexible cohort options are ideal for working professionals and are designed for lecturers, administrators and those in higher education who are looking to elevate their career. The program courses offer students the skill set needed for leadership success efforts to improve schools, engage communities, and increase student performance.

View the Tuition Fee Waiver program SJSU offers employees for more information on tuition.

Application Deadlines:

Apply by Thursday, February 29, 2024 for early consideration. Applications are due Monday, April 1, 2024. 

Have Questions About the Application Process?

Our Graduate Enrollment Communications Counselors are available for drop-in sessions. They will walk you through the university application process and answer questions you may have.
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Updates to Compliance Course in CSULearn - December 18, 2023

The CSU will be making updates to the CSULearn compliance course below:
  • Injury Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) 
The update will reset the course to start over from the beginning so that the progress on any uncompleted course will be lost. It is critical that you check to see if your course is currently in-progress.

If you are in-progress with this course, please complete it prior to Monday, December 18, 2023. If this assigned course has been completed or has not been started, there is no action required.

To confirm the completion status of any course follow these steps:

1. Log in to CSULearn
2. Click Assigned Learning
  • If the course is listed and shows VIEW DETAILS, it means you started the course and it is in progress.
  • Click the VIEW DETAILS button to continue with the course and complete it by the required due date.
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You can always find CSULearn by going to  and clicking the tile.

We appreciate your patience and understanding while the system undergoes this critical update. If you have questions or technical difficulties with your course(s), please email
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Our Commitment, Our Responsibility: Together For A Safe, Inclusive and Ethical Campus

Our commitment to maintaining a safe, inclusive and ethical campus environment is unwavering. We believe that a safe, inclusive and ethical campus is not only a responsibility; it's a collective effort that requires all of us to work together.

As employees, each of us play a vital role in shaping the future of our campus, and that starts with staying informed and up-to-date on our mandatory compliance training. Log in to CSULearn TODAY!

Remember, "Our Commitment, Our Responsibility, Together for a Safe, Inclusive, and Ethical Campus" isn't just a tagline; it's a call to action. When you receive notice that a required training is due, it's essential to make the time to complete it before the deadline. Failure to complete these mandatory trainings not only jeopardizes the safety and ethical standing of our campus but may also have consequences for your professional standing.

We understand that finding a quiet place to complete your training can sometimes be a challenge. If you're facing difficulties finding a quiet place or time, please don't hesitate to contact us at We are here to help and can arrange for you to join one of our open labs.

Our 2023 lab schedule:
Friday, December 15 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

If you encounter issues logging in to your CSULearn compliance training course(s), send us an email at for assistance. We’re more than happy to help.

Thank you for your commitment to a safe, inclusive and ethical campus.
New Feature in CSULearn 

We have enabled a new feature in CSULearn for employees to access their Training Analysis page. The training analysis page will show all assigned courses, when they are due, last completed date and when the training expires. It also shows the assignment status so you can easily see the current state of your assignments. For additional information, please refer to the Cal State Training Resources article on the  Training Analysis Page
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To create more inclusive and accessible documents, install the GrackleDocs Add-On in Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets to check and remediate the accessibility of your course content!

GrackleDocs is free for all staff and faculty and provides step-by-step guidance on how to fix issues such as: headings, alternative text for images, table structure, and color contrast. Use GrackleDocs to create more accessible and inclusive content for all!
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Recharge Your Energy for Peak Performance
In this course, instructor Heidi Hanna kicks off the course by discussing why energy management is crucial to your professional success, as well as how to craft an energy investment strategy for growth and sustainability. She shares tips for anchoring your attention to what matters most, priming your brain to sleep, fueling wisely with proper nutrition, and creating a seven-day recharge sprint. To wrap up, she details how to create a high-energy culture at work by energizing time management and seeking out quiet spaces and recharge stations in your environment.

Check out LinkedIn Learning for more training opportunities.
The courses below are provided by approved CSU or SJSU vendors.
All courses are optional and all times are PST.
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New Year, New View: Setting Goals that Set You Up for Success
Join in this information webinar as self-proclaimed wellness guru Georgia Homsany guides you through why some people have difficulty sticking to New Year's Resolutions and ongoing goals, how you can set yourself up for success, and how to build a plan of what you'd like to achieve in the next sixty days.
How to Create Your Own Career: Career Mash-Up-The Career of the Future
In this engaging webinar, bestselling author and Future of Work expert Connie Steele will discuss what a "career mashup" is, what it means for careers of the future, and, more importantly, what it means for you.
How to Make the Most of Your Retirement Savings - How much saving is "enough" for retirement?
Learn strategies that can help you save more today and tips for preserving and growing your savings in retirement.
  • TOMORROW: Wednesday, December 13 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm - Register now
Understanding Your Retirement Plan
Learn how it works, from contributions to investment options, so you can make the most of this important benefit.
Creating a Budget You'll Actually Use
Learn how to create a budget you'll use, so you're prepared for the unexpected, and able to pursue what's important to you.
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Financial Planning for the New Year
Proactively plan for 2024 and equip yourself with the tools needed to navigate the financial landscape of the upcoming year.
  • Tomorrow: Wednesday, December 13 - 11:00am - 12:00pm - Register now
Home Buying Webinar
Get the knowledge you need to take advantage of the current home-buying conditions.
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Credit Card Makeover: Getting Out of Debt
This session provides an overview of credit card usage, warning signs of credit issues, and options for debt management and reconstructing existing credit.

Review Pre-recorded Webinars:
Missed some previous webinars? Choose from a selection of past webinars:
Patelco Credit Union
Review Pre-recorded Webinars:
Missed some previous webinars? Choose from a selection of past webinars:
Savings Plus
Please note, Savings Plus is only available to faculty and staff on the state side, not those in auxiliary organizations.
To stay up to date on UP processes, procedures, general announcements and more, please subscribe to one of our google groups:
  • UP Processes Group - Join this group to learn about operational processes and procedures, attend the UP Processes monthly forums, and more.
  • CHRS Recruiting User Group - Join this group to get updates about CHRS Recruiting (PageUp).
In addition, make sure to sign up for the UP News & Announcements blog to receive additional updates.
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CSU Cross-Campus Collaboration Professional Development Opportunities

Many training classes across the CSU that were previously offered only in person are now offered virtually and open to other campuses. This gives SJSU employees a much larger selection of professional development opportunities to choose from, and allows more collaboration from campus-to-campus. We are excited to be part of this unique opportunity and look forward to learning from our fellow CSUs!

Visit Cross-Campus Collaboration (SJSUOne login required) to learn more about course offerings and registration instructions. 

Happy Learning!
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To open instructor-led courses for enrollment via CSULearn, please complete this request form at least seven (7) days prior to the date you wish to announce your training.
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If you have an employee training course you would like us to promote or would like to provide feedback on this newsletter, please email

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San Jose, CA 95192

Last Updated Feb 12, 2024