Program & Community Engagement Expectations

FALL 2023

Guardian Scholars (GS) Program & Community Engagement Expectations support student’s personal and academic growth by connecting GS students with SJSU Campus Resources and cultivating connections through Guardian Scholars services.  

To maintain program eligibilty, all participating Guardian Scholars should complete the Fall 23 Engagement Expectations. After attending a program or event, remember to complete the GS ENGAGE Survey to receive credit. 

*Expectations will be monitored through Friday, Nov 17, 2023

Guardian Scholars Engagement

1. Program meeting with GS Staff

  • First Year Students - 1 required check in
  • Continuing Students - 1 optional check-in 

 2. Communication

  • Responding to emails from Guardian Scholars
  • Completing surveys for program assessment and/or evaluation
  • Responding to RSVP’s

 3. Attend two (2) Guardian Scholars Signature Events

  • Orientation - August 16, 2023
  • Fall Welcome - Sep 15, 2023
  • Mid Semester Check In - October TBD
  • Friendsgiving - November TBD
  • Winter Holiday Dinner - December TBD

 4. Complete Scholarship Application and FAFSA/California Dream Act Application

SJSU Community Engagement

  •   Attend one (1)  campus event - your choice 
  •  Utilize two (2) different on-campus resources:

Academic Engagement

  • Office hours with instructor
  • Peer Connections : Tutoring, Mentoring
  • Library: Tutoring or Writing Center
  • Advising: Meet with Major Advisor or EOP Advisor

Wellness Engagement

  • SJSU Cares: connect with a Case Manager
  • Wellness Center : Health Consultation, CHEW cooking class, Light therapy/ 30 minute massage chair room
  • CAPS : Individual Counseling, Support Group
  • SRAC: group fitness, personal training, outdoor adventures

Career Engagement

  • Career Coaching
  • Career Fair
  • Career Closet
  • Job Shadow

Community Connection :

Participate in an event, program or workshop at a Student Success Center

*Remember to submit your engagement survey here: GS ENGAGE Survey
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