Graduate Engineering Student Success

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News and Updates

Walk-In Career Advising
during Fall and Spring
1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays in ENG 247
Events and Deadlines

August 15
SJSU New Graduate student orientation
August 18
Advance Registration for all students ends

August 21
First day of Instruction

August 30
Strategies For Landing A Job Or Internship In The U.S.
A Workshop For International Students
10 AM-12 PM or
1:30-3:30 PM,
ENG 285/287

September 1
Graduation Application Deadline for Dec. '19 graduates

September 3
Last day to Drop a Class without a "W" grade

September 10
Last day to Add via MySJSU online

October 10, 11am - 2pm
Graduate & Professional Programs Fair
Paseo de Cesar Chavez, Smith/Carlos Lawn


Graduate Advisor
Marta R. Rodenas
(408) 924-3810
ENGR 247
 New Advising Hours!
 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 the 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! 

Walk-In Career Advising at GESS during Fall and Spring:

Walk in between 1:30-3:30 p.m. any Wednesday to get help with your job search strategy, resume review, and advise on the interview process by Career Counselor Judi Garcia.

Career advising at GESS (ENG 247) will resume in the Fall semester. For appointments this summer, please e-mail

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Advising Hours

Graduate advisor, Marta R. Rodenas, is available for walk-in hours or by appointment at ENG 247 (2nd floor):

Walk-in Hours: 
Mon. Tues. 9 AM - 10:30 AM
Wed. - Fri. 2 PM - 4:45 PM

Appointments via Spartan Connect for any other time
Looking forward to meeting you!

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