Learn More About SJSU

Following are a number of short videos that help tell the story of San José State University. Enjoy!


SJSU student Vanessa giving a campus tour.

Take a Campus Tour
We think the SJSU campus is beautiful! Join Vanessa, one of our SJSU Student Ambassadors, on a tour of SJSU to see our buildings and discover more about our campus history from 1857 to today.

A group of graduates in regalia.

Commencement 2020 and 2021 at SJSU
We always go “all out” to celebrate our graduates. In this video, we honor and congratulate thousands of our 2020 and 2021 Spartan grads! Nothing makes us happier than the chance to celebrate our students’ achievements in person.

A collage of students, staff and alumni.

Transformational Impact
We believe that everyone at SJSU has the power to transform not only themselves but the world around them. Every Spartan has a story of transformation.

Good Trouble: Stories of Activism & Necessary Trouble.

We believe in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
This episode in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month features the experiences, stories, and wisdom of some of our Chicanx/Latinx staff, faculty, and administrators on our campus.

Economic and Social Impact.

More than $4.1 Billion in Economic Impact
Mazen Bou Zeineddine shares what SJSU’s new Economic and Social Impact Report means to them and how SJSU’s impact as the most transformative university in the nation extends beyond the $4.1 billion the university contributes to the state’s economy.

Students who have received services from SJSU Cares.

SJSU Cares about Basic Needs
SJSU Cares assists students who are facing an unforeseen economic crisis by providing direct support and referrals around basic needs including food, housing, emergency assistance and more.

A bright blue and great X overlaid with photos of students out on the field.

An Innovative Honors Program – Honors X
HonorsX creates opportunities for students to address today’s societal and global issues head-on with a focus on equity and sustainability.

An aerial view shot of the recreation center pool.

Spartan Recreation and Aquatic Center
No matter how our students get their “rec” on, they enjoy the Spartan Recreation and Aquatic Center (SRAC). This state-of-the-art facility houses everything members of our campus community need to begin or maintain their fitness goals.

Hammer Theatre building.

Visit the Hammer Theatre
Tour the Hammer Theatre and imagine the live performances by SJSU and national and international performing artists.

Rendering of a reimagined campus.

See Our Campus Master Plan
Discover the many ways the university’s new Campus Master Plan is re-envisioning the physical landscape to meet the future needs of our campus community and beyond.

Students line up behind columns and posing in downtown San Jose.

SJSU Loves SJ and SJ Loves SJSU
SJSU Loves SJ brings together San José State University and the city of San José to promote San José as the capital of Silicon Valley — a vibrant city at the center of innovation, creativity and technology.

A rendering of the Interdisciplinary Science Building.

Coming Soon: Interdisciplinary Science Building
San José State University’s newest academic building is about to make university history — both for how it will change science teaching and research at SJSU, and for what it symbolizes for generations of Spartans to come.