Graduate Engineering Student Success

Events and Deadlines

August 21 - First day of Instruction
August 31 - Last day to drop without a "W"
September 3 - Labor day - Campus Closed
September 10 - Last day to Add via MySJSU online and without a Petition & Late fee
November 12 - Veterans Day - Campus Closed
November 16 - Last Day to Withdraw
November 22, 23 - Thanksgiving Holidays - Campus Closed
December 10 - Last day of Instruction
December 12-14, 17-18 - Final Exams (Exam Schedule)

Welcome to the College of Engineering!

We thank you for choosing San José State University and our College to pursue your graduate career.

The Graduate Engineering Student Success Office (GESS) is here to support you on your educational journey and help enrich your graduate experience at San José State University.

The GESS Office serves all graduate engineering majors. Our purpose is to

  • assist graduate students in navigating university, college, and departmental policies and procedures
  • connect students to campus and community resources
  • support student success with programs and services that address existing needs
  • help students stay on track to graduate 

There are many offices on campus serving graduate students in addition to resources available both on campus and in our community. We have gathered some links below to help you navigate through various resources. 

Please stop by Graduate Engineering Student Success (GESS) with any questions or concerns - we are here to help! 

Advisors are available for drop-in hours or by appointment at ENG 247 (2nd floor):

Drop-in  Monday through Friday 9 AM - 10:30 AM

Appointments via Spartan Connect
Monday through Friday 10:45 AM - 12 Noon, 1:30 PM - 5 PM

We are looking forward to meeting you!