Dr. Kathleen Wong(Lau), chief diversity officer, leads the office, serving as a liaison to community partners and constituents on an array of diversity initiatives. She reports directly to President Mary A. Papazian and serves on the president's cabinet.
Provides students and employees with accommodations and services.
Located in the Student Union, Room 1360. In addition to study spaces and printing, the center offers a Peer Mentoring program called Black Alliance of Mentorship (BAM), peer tutoring through Peer Connections, and various drip-in services such as career advice and counseling.
The Center for Faculty Development has collections of resources dedicated to Creating Inclusive Classrooms, Anti-Racist Pedagogy, Gender Inclusive Pedagogy, and Accessible Education. The collections focus on how to develop and enhance your curriculum and teaching practices to improve the learning experiences of all students.
Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center (CLSSC, or Centro)
Located in the Student Union, room 1340. In addition to study space, the CLSSC offers Peer Mentoring, Faculty Fellows, academic advising, and other drop-in services such as counseling and career advising.
The Gender Equity Center (GenEC)
Located in the Student Union, First Level, Room 1650. The GenEC advocates for social justice, respect, and safety for all members of the SJSU community, and works towards that goal by educating on issues related to gender, gender identity, and perceived gender/gender identity through an intersectional lens. The center hosts several programs and outreach activities throughout the year, and has a video library and lending library containing classic and contemporary feminist and gender studies titles. They have meeting and social spaces available, as well as a lactation room, and free condoms, pads, and tampons.
The MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center seeks to enhance social justice education at SJSU. They can help faculty, staff, and students create and host workshops on subjects such as identity development, emotional wellness, and conscious and unconscious bias. They also offer co-sponsorship opportunities and scholarships.
Located in the Student Union, in the Main Section on the First Level. The Pride Center supports the LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, Asexual, Nonbinary, etc.) students of SJSU through dynamic programming and education outreach. They have a library with an extensive collection of books concerning LGBTQ+ issues, host programs year round, and house space for meetings, studying, and hanging out.
Located in Clark Hall 100 F/G. The UndocuSparten Student Resource Center offers financial aid resources and legal support for undocumented students. They additionally provide various trainings and workshops throughout the year.
Additional Campus Organizations:
For Faculty and Staff:
- Asian Pacific Islander Faculty and Staff Association
- Black Faculty and Staff Association
- Chicano/Latino Faculty and Staff Association
- GAIN: Gathering of Academic Indigenous and Native Americans
- Jewish Faculty and Staff Association (JFSA)
- PRIDE Faculty and Staff Association
- University Personnel, including Counseling for Faculty and Staff
- Associated Students
- Student Counseling Services
- Student Health Center
- Student Involvement - includes student organizations, SJSU Greek chapters, and other student groups
- Unisex/Family Friendly Restroom Map: where to find gender neutral bathrooms on campus
- CSU Non-discrimination Policies and Complaint Procedures