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SJSU Celebrating Faculty & Staff

San José State University invites all faculty and staff to join us as we celebrate YOU during the week of Monday, September 26 through Friday, September 30. There will be fun-filled activities for you to participate in and opportunities to meet your fellow Spartans!

SJSU would not be the thriving campus it is without your hard work and dedication. This is our chance to thank you for all you do.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Campus Tour

Take an interactive campus tour at your own pace! This option allows you to experience our campus through pre-recorded narration and vibrant images. This experience is available for both desktop and mobile devices.

Scenic Sites

Learn more about the campus and enjoy a great photo op by visiting these scenic sites! Remember to tag #SJSUCelebratingTogether on your pictures.

California Normal School Bell
Currently located in the Spartan Rose Garden, the bell was commissioned for the California State Normal School in 1862. Weighing in at 3,000 pounds, the bell rang every morning at 8am until the 1906 earthquake. The Spartan Rose Garden was reestablished on the campus of San José State University in 2007 to mark the school’s 150th birthday.
Arch of Dignity
The César E. Chávez Monument: Arch of Dignity, Equality and Justice was designed by Judith F. Baca in 2008. The monument is a 22-foot tall arch topped with a glass eagle, the U.F.W.’s emblem. Decorative tile murals depict people, concepts, symbols and historical events central to Chávez’s life and the movement he led.
Tower Hall
At 105 years old, Tower Hall is the centerpiece of San José State University. Built in 1910 to replace a previous building damaged in the earthquake of 1906, Tower Hall is the oldest structure on the SJSU campus. The building is still used as a lecture hall.
Tommie Smith and John Carlos
During the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, United States track athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos were awarded medals for their athletic efforts. However, the great athletic feat would soon be shadowed by one of the most memorable moments in the American Civil Rights Movement. Tommie Smith and John Carlos would protest the poor treatment of African-American people in the United States and stood to empower the African American community.
The Spartan Memorial Chapel
The Spartan Memorial Chapel is a spiritual location for SJSU students, faculty, staff and alumni. The Spartan Memorial hosts memorial services for alumni and devotional events for the campus community.
the waterfall near Diaz Compean Student Union
Check out the waterfall near Diaz Compean Student Union. The Student Union is a place where students can relax, study, grab a bite to eat, and utilize on-campus resources. It houses more services than any other building on campus, and its central location makes it easy for students to stop by between classes.
the fountain near the Provident Credit Union Event Center
Visit the fountain near the Provident Credit Union Event Center. The center was constructed in 1989 for the purpose of supporting and providing entertainment as well recreational opportunities for the student body and university community.
MLK Library
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library was the first library in the United States to combine a major city and university library, which made every collection and service available to all. It extends eight floors high and is the main branch of the 25 branches of the San José Public Library.

Employee Benefits

Learn more about the benefits and perks you receive as a Spartan.

SJSU employees have access to some great discounts and perks! Visit Employee Discounts for discounts to amusement parks, museums, movie tickets and more.

Explore San José
Get to know your new home and explore all the great things San José has to offer. Explore the best places to grab coffee, catch a show, taste delicious food, discover which places have student (and/or employee) discounts and experience local landmarks.

Transportation Solutions (TS) helps alleviate automobile traffic to SJSU and reduce impact on the University's parking facilities. TS is dedicated to serving the commute needs of students and employees at SJSU. Its region-wide operation emphasizes alternatives to driving alone.

We know that the SJSU community has diverse needs when it comes to parking. That's why we offer a variety of parking permit types at various locations that can last anywhere from a single day to a semester.

Free Tickets for ALL faculty and staff members AND their families (a total of 4 tickets per faculty/staff member) to ALL-yes-ALL, regular season home athletics events for the entire year! Best of all, your tickets are already in your pocket. Faculty and staff members now swipe their TowerID card to gain access to all athletic events. No need to print or pick up tickets, as they are pre-loaded on your id card.

Show your faculty/staff Tower ID card at the bookstore register and receive a 10% discount on merchandise (does not apply to sale items, electronics or text books).

Tuition Fee Waiver
Eligible faculty and staff, may take courses at any of the CSU's 23 campuses at a reduced rate or transfer the benefit to a qualified dependent. Learn more about the tuition fee waiver.