Parent & Family Orientation

Family of New SJSU Student on 7th Street Plaza

We welcome parents and family members to attend Parent and Family Orientation to learn more about SJSU and how you can play a supportive role in helping your student succeed.  We offer orientation programs for both families of freshman and transfer students.

While at orientation, you will learn and talk about: 

  • Information on class registration and paying bills
  • SJSU traditions and culture
  • Academic requirements
  • Housing & dining options
  • Health & wellness
  • University Police
  • SJSU policies & procedures

Orientation Information

Select your student's admit type (transfer or freshman) below to view athe schedule and registration information about your Parent & Family Orientation.

Local Hotels & Accommodations

Overnight accommodations are NOT provided for parents and Family as a part of the Parent and Family Orientation. Checkout the local hotels offering reduced rates for families attending orientation.

This is the Parent/Family Orientation payment website ONLY. Your student must submit their Intent to Enroll and register for their mandatory orientation date separately through the Next Steps process here.

For more information contact us at or 408-924-5972.