Personal activities

  • Eating: 14 or 15 hours
  • Some structured physical activity 3 to many more hours
  • Commuting and parking time: variable

May run into many hours for students who come from a distance

  • Plain old sitting around and talking: many, many hours
  • Sleep: 7 to 8 hours a night

Sleep seems to be a low priority for many new students - though they should be encouraged to remember that sleep IS necessary. Most college students survive an occasional "all nighter."

  • Work at a part-time job: 20-24 hours

About 70% of SJSU undergraduates work