December 2019
Government Corner
Associated Students Annual Report 2018 - 2019
Hi, Spartans! The end of the semester is rapidly approaching. Best of luck on finals! 

Each year, Associated Students (A.S.) puts its Annual Report together to highlight the amazing work accomplished by the A.S. Board of Directors, departments and student employees. Click here to view the report! 

Two of our student government committees—the A.S. Programming Board and the A.S. Academic Affairs Committeeare looking for students-at-large. Read up on committee descriptions here and apply to the one you feel you can best serve on. 

Are you or someone you know experiencing or at risk for housing insecurity? If you're couch surfing, renting but unable to make the next payment or living in a car, you may be eligible for housing assistance today. Learn about other resources, including the Spartan Food Pantry, here

If you want faster updates, follow us on Instagram @as_sjsu ! For information on upcoming events and meetings, you can access the A.S. Master Public Calendar here .

Associated Students wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday season! Take this time to practice self-care and enjoy time with friends and loved ones! Spartan up!

A.S. Government Corner is a monthly update from your Director of Community and Outreach, Kira Nguyen, 
Transportation Solutions
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VTA's Next Network Plan
Get the latest from Monica Mallon, Transportation Solutions Student Assistant, on upcoming VTA changes that directly impact SJSU. VTA’s Next Network Plan will go into effect on December 28, 2019 and will feature improvements and new lines, as well as cuts in the system. Students who use BART and Route 181 will not be affected. We strongly encourage you to attend VTA’s public meetings and get involved so you can make your voice heard.
Survey Contest Winners!
Transportation Solutions would like to thank over 4,000 Spartans who participated in this year’s Annual Fall Commute Survey. Over 15,000 sustainable Spartans use an alternative mode of transportation to get to campus! Your feedback is valuable and helps us improve our transportation programs and services.
Questions? Contact Transportation Solutions at or (408)924-RIDE.
A.S. Events Calendar
A.S. has a full calendar of events for you. To view the calendar,   click here .
Tuesday, December 3rd, 6-8pm
CV2 Multipurpose Room

Destress with us! Have fun making slime and decorating cookies. Assemble care packages for the San Jose community.

Questions? Contact Katrina Festejo, A.S. Director of Co-Curricular Affairs,
Monday, December 9th, 10am-1pm
Tower Lawn

Relieve stress before finals with our petting zoo and coloring stations. Free testing materials and snacks provided while supplies last.

Questions? Contact Alisia Blair, A.S. Events Assistant,
Want to showcase a talent of yours? Sign up to audition for our very own Spartans Got Talent.

Compete for a chance to win time in a professional recording studio, AirPods 2 or a $100 gift card.

Event will take place in the Student Union Theater on Tuesday, March 17th, 5-7pm.

Applications are open until Friday, February 14th.

Questions? Contact Katrina Festejo, A.S. Director of Co-Curricular Affairs,
Calling all grad students! Do you want to present your thesis in a 3-minute format? Compete for the chance to win up to $600 in cash prizes.

Event will take place in the Student Union Theater on Friday, May 1st, 5-8pm.

Attend an information session to learn more. For dates and times, click here. Apply to compete by Thursday, March 12th. 

Questions? Contact Samantha Cardenas, A.S. Events Coordinator, 
Opportunity Corner
We're hiring! Apply today:
SJSUCares has partnered with the Bill Wilson Center to help provide a new level of rapid rehousing assistance and case management that can help, not just for days, but weeks or months while working together to find longer-term solutions for housing.

Questions? Contact SJSUCares at
Looking for a job? Love working with kids? Look no further. Our accredited Child Development Center (CDC) is currently hiring for Infant & Toddler and Pre-K Teacher Assistants and an Office Assistant.

Questions? Contact Analisa Perez, CDC Operations Coordinator, 
Interested in representing the academic needs of students? Serve on the Academic Affairs Committee. To learn more, click here.

Questions? Contact Anoop Kaur, A.S. Director of Academic Affairs,
Love planning events? We're looking for motivated students to join the Programming Board Let's build Spartan Pride! To learn more, click here.

Questions? Contact Katrina Festejo, A.S. Director of Co-Curricular Affairs,
Photo Gallery
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90s Hip Hop Dance Party
November 5, 2019
A.S. Scholarship Banquet
November 7, 2019
Pizza with the President
November 13, 2019