Free SJSU Tickets to the San Jose Barracuda Game this Saturday – October 28, 2023

Faculty and staff make sure to claim your free ticket offer for this Saturday’s Hispanic Heritage game at Tech CU Arena – Tigres Del Mar. These tickets are limited and currently open inventory, so the sooner everyone claims them the better. First come first Serve! We will also have a pregame block party in the back parking lot that is open to anyone to attend. Here is a little about the event:
The Shark’s AHL Affiliate the San Jose Barracuda become Tigres Del Mar October 28 at Tech CU Arena
Join us for the Pre-Game Block Party Presented by La Patrona Cocina Mexicana starting at 3 PM and is open to everyone with no entrance fee, so feel free to bring your family and friends! The party will feature live music by Banda Coronado, face painters who specialize in Tigres and Sugar Skulls, the United Lowrider Counsel of San Jose, food for purchase by La Patrona and Telefric Barcelona, Baile Folklorico Dancers of Grupo Folclorico Yolotli Guerrerense, a Player Carpet, a Photo Opportunity with Luchador Wrestlers of Pro Wrestling Revolution and more. After the party, the puck drops at 6PM and tickets start at $13. Catch the Barracuda as their new alternate identity in the Tigres Del Mar Cultura jerseys all game long on the ice there!
Make sure you are in your seats in the first intermission for a Dia De Los Muertos-themed ice show by our friends at Sharks Ice.
Link for staff to claim free tickets:

Spring Celebration Event – Hosted by SJSU Staff Council

SJSU Staff Council invites you to a Spring Celebration Event on Thursday, March 9, 2023 from 11:30am – 1:00pm at the Bell Rose Garden.

Come meet with our new President, Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson, Staff Council Executive Committee, fellow members, and colleagues from across campus.

SJSU and auxiliary staff are invited!

RSVP Here.

RSVP will close: Tuesday, February 28 at 5:00pm or until max capacity of 200 is reached.

For more information, please see Spring Celebration Flyer.

Tower Cards for Faculty, Staff, Auxiliary, Volunteers and Other POIs

As of today, University Personnel will print and distribute Tower Cards for Faculty, Staff, Auxiliary Employees, Volunteers, Visiting Scholars and other Persons of Interest (POIs). The Bursar’s Office will only manage the distribution of Tower Cards for students.

In order to obtain a Tower Card, an employee or POI must complete a 2-step process:

    1. Upload a photo to MyID
    2. Complete the Tower (ID) Card Mailing Request Form 

All cards will be mailed to the address listed on the form above. Employees may contact University Personnel via email at with any Tower Card inquiries.

Save the Date: 54th Annual Spartan Service Celebration – Wednesday, March 2, 2022

The 54th Annual Spartan Service Celebration honors SJSU staff members who reached a milestone year of service between January 1 and December 31, 2021. We will honor employees with 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service!

This virtual livestream event will be held Wednesday, March 2, 2022 from 2:30pm – 4:30pm and will include the 3rd Annual Staff Awards presentation. Awards will be presented for Spartan Spirit, Distinguished Service, and Staff of the Year – you don’t want to miss it!

More information about the celebration will follow in the coming weeks but we encourage you to register now. View the full list of honorees, along with additional event information, on the University Personnel website.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Tamela Sullivan ( or Elizabeth Escobar (

Questions about the Faculty Service Recognition Event should be directed to Melanie Schlitzkus (


Form W-2s Posted on Cal Employee Connect

No need to wait for your Form W-2 in the mail – it’s been posted on Cal Employee Connect! You will still get a hard copy in the mail but now you can get a head start on your taxes.

For more information and instructions on how to register for Cal Employee Connect, see our webpage.