welcome to student affairs
Student Services During Weeks of Welcome
During the first week of the fall semester, the Admissions & Records , Financial Aid offices, and Welcome Desk will be open until 6:00 p.m. All are located in the Robert N. Chang Student Center.
Bring your Fall class schedule to the Welcome Desk and we will help you find your classrooms and pick up a map for your self-guided tour. While your there, you can also get your student ID and/or VTA Smart Pass. The VTA Smart Pass allows you to use VTA public transportation all semester (bus and light rail). It is free for most students (non credit students must pay $11).
Chang Student Center Business Hours Aug. 29 to Sept. 9
M-Thu: 8:30am - 6:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Student affairs division
The Student Affairs Division is under the leadership of the Vice President of Student Affairs (VPSA). Student Affairs is committed to excellence by providing quality and efficient programs and services to a diverse San José City College community.
Our goal is to nurture, support and empower you in developing and meeting your educational, career and personal goals.
We do this in a caring environment of mutual respect and trust that encourages and motivates you to unleash your maximum potential, meet your expectations, set high standards, and achieve your most cherished goals.
Our commitment is accomplished through cooperative collaboration between Student Services and Academic disciplines, and in partnership with businesses, higher education agencies, and the community.
Student Affairs Administrators
- Dr. René Alvarez
- Dean, Academic Success & Student Equity
- Ho S. (Song-Ho) Tran
- Interim Division Dean, Counseling, Guidance & Matriculation
- Takeo Kubo
- Director, Financial Aid & Scholarship Programs
- Teresa Paiz
- Director, Admissions & Records
- Dr. Edina Rutland
- Director, Student Accessibility Services (SAS)