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 Reid-Hillview Airport.

Biological Sciences Research Collections include entomology, herpetology, vertebrate and invertebrate museums and the Carl Sharsmith Herbarium.

The Bloomberg Lab at the Lucas College of Business houses fifteen Bloomberg Terminals providing hands-on experience with the industry standard investment research platform. Supports the investment course and finance course modules, as well as the student managed Spartan Investment Fund.

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.

The Hammer Theatre is a city-owned venue operated by the university. The Hammer offers dynamic, diversified performing arts, educational, and technology-related programming.

Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies is the only research facility and document repository in North America dedicated solely to the study of the life and performance of the works of Ludwig van Beethoven.

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.

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.

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 Health and Human Sciences to provide internships/research opportunities in health and physical activity for those with disability, older populations, and the obese.