Facilities Unique to SJSU
Africana Center functions both as a library resource center and a community center, with the goals of scholarship, leadership, and community responsibility about and for Africana people, a term that refers to all people of African descent. The Africana Center supports and sponsors programs and scholarship specific to Africana life, history and culture.
Art Foundry, located one mile south of campus, provides facilities for casting and fabricating large-scale sculptures in bronze, aluminum, iron and steel as well as work in stone and other materials.
Asian American Resource Center is a place to study, research, gather and connect to SJSU. Community members bridge the gap between SJSU and the rich history and contributions of Asian-Americans to this region.
Aviation Facility provides hands-on aviation operation and maintenance experience from its classroom, laboratory and hanger facility at San José.
Biological Sciences Research Collections include entomology, herpetology, vertebrate and invertebrate museums and the Carl Sharsmith Herbarium.
Chicano Resource Center provides a single locus for books, periodicals, reference tools, pamphlets and clippings relating to Mexican- American history, culture and community.
Electro-Acoustical Studios offer undergraduate music students access to digital synthesizers.
Engineering Laboratories are state-of-the-art, the result of a $41 million project supported by many of the nation's leading high technology corporations.
Phyllis Forward Simpkins International House is a large residence hall, located one block from campus, that is home to overseas and U.S. students interested in widening their international experience.
College of International and Extended Studies Building houses International Gateways in a classroom and computer lab complex two blocks southwest of campus.
Journalism Laboratories include the newsroom and advertising offices of the Spartan Daily, the studios of television's Update News, and the production room of the student magazine, Access, that provide applied experience in specific media
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories provides access to the geologically and biologically important Monterey Bay Canyon and to some of the world's richest ocean and salt marsh research areas. The laboratories are served by the deep-sea research ship Point Sur.
Nuclear Science Laboratory is the only radiochemistry lab in the Western World available for both graduate and undergraduate classes.
Science Education Resource Materials Center makes available to student teachers educational aids for science classes, including live fauna and geological models.
Speech and Hearing Center is an on-campus multilingual audiology and speech pathology community clinic.
Timpany Center is owned by Santa Clara County and operated by the Department of Kinesiology in collaboration with other schools/departments within the College of Applied Sciences and Arts to provide internships/research opportunities in health and physical activity for those with disability, older populations, and the obese.