About Us

The Student Union, Inc. is a non-profit corporation, that maintains three major facilities at San José State University in downtown San José, California. These facilities include the Diaz Compean Student Union Building, the Event Center, and the new Spartan Recreation and Aquatic Center.

The corporation is completely self-supporting, and receives no tax dollar support from the State of California or the California State University system. The Student Union, Inc. functions as part of the Student Affairs Division on campus, and is governed by a Board of Directors made up of a student majority, faculty, and administrators.


Board of Directors

The Student Union, Inc. Board of Directors is the general governing and policy-making body for the Student Union, Inc. It is a recommending body to the University President in terms of policy, the annual budget, and appropriate personnel matters as covered in the By-laws. The Executive Director manages the facilities, programs, and financial enterprises within the policies approved for the corporation by the Board.

The Board of Directors is an 11-member Board with a majority of students, 5 Student-At-Large Representatives and the Associated Students President or their designee.

Any matriculated students attending San José State University with a GPA of 2.5 and above and are enrolled in a minimum of 6.0 units are eligible to serve on the Student Union, Inc. Board of Directors.  Eligible students selected for Board membership will serve a minimum of two (2) years.  

To apply for a Student-At-Large position, please fill out the application found at:  https://forms.gle/Z9v6M4cutvdK38V69

Please include a copy of your resume when applying.   

For more information about serving on the Board of Directors, please contact Amy Guerra-Smith at (408) 924-6336 or by email to amy.guerra@sjsu.edu 

Board of Directors Meetings


Board of Directors Committees

Finance Committee 

Facilities Committee

Personnel Committee

Audit Committee


Corporate Documents

Articles of Incorporation (PDF)

Student Union, Inc. Bylaws (PDF)

Tax Determination Letter (PDF) (Original)

CSU Operating Agreement (PDF)

Registration Renewal Fee Report to Attorney General of California (RRF-1) (PDF)

Statement of Information (SOI-1) (PDF)

Annual Report

Financial Audits