Parent & Family Orientation

We welcome and encourage all new Spartans 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. Parent and Family Orientation will be held virtually. Sessions include conversations about student academic success, public safety, health and wellness, and financial aid. This is a FREE experience for parents, families and supporters for incoming transfer students. 

Spring 2023 Orientation Dates

  • January 23, 2023 - 4:30pm-6:30pm

Parent/Family Orientation Schedule

Click HERE [pdf] to view the Virtual Parent/Family Orientation Schedule


Registration is open on the Parent and Family Portal! 

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation letter via email.  An additional confirmation email will be sent one week before Parent and Family Orientation which will include the Zoom link.

Note: You must be a member of at least one of the following communities on the portal to register.

  • First-Year Parents & Families
  • Transfer Parents & Families

To join a community, click on"Discover Communities" in the left side menu titled "I'd like to..." All open communities will be listed, and you can join a community by clicking the "Join" button to the right of the community's title.


Technical requirements needed to participate are Zoom, an internet connection and a device that has working audio. Please download Zoom software prior to the event. You may download Zoom here

For more information please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us at or 408-924-5972.