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  • SJSUSelfGuidedTourHandout*Whenstartingyourtour,wedosuggestparkinginthe10thstreetparkinggarage

    andfollowingthehighlightedrouteonyourselfguidedtourmap*BriefHistoryofSanJosStateUniversity

    Foundedin1857astheMinnsNormalSchoolinSanFrancisco,theschoolmovedtoitscurrentlocationin1870,intoasinglewoodenbuilding. SanJosStateUniversityistheoldestpublicinstitutionofhighereducationontheWestCoast.ItbecamepartoftheCaliforniaStateUniversitysystemin

    1972.

    Area1:StudentServicesCenter&IndustrialStudiesStudentServicesCenter

    Houses:Admissions,EnrollmentServices,FinancialAid&ScholarshipOffice,StudentOutreach&Recruitment,StudentAdvisingCenter,andtheLearningAssistanceResourceCenter(LARC)

    StudentAdvisingCenteroffersassistancewithchoosingGeneralEducationclassesandLARCofferstutoringservicestointerestedstudentsonawiderangeofsubjects

    IndustrialStudiesBuilding In1991,UnitedAirlinesdonateda727200totheAviationDepartment.UnitedAirlinespaintedtheplaneblue,goldandwhite,withtheSpartanLogoon

    thetailwing.Studentsusetheplanetogetacquaintedwiththemechanicsoftheplane,howeverithasnojets HometotheAviationDepartment.SJSUistheonlyschoolinCaliforniatoofferAviationasamajor

    Area2:StudentUnion,BoccardoBusinessCenter/BusinessTower&ArtBuildingStudentUnion

    Houses:SpartanBookstore,StudentUnionBowlingCenter,InformationCenter,FoodCourt,MosaicMulticulturalCenter,MusicListeningRoom,AssociatedStudentsComputerLab,andtheASGeneralServicesOffice

    StudentscanreceivefreeVTApassesforthebusorlightrailthroughtheASGeneralServicesOffice NewExpansionwillopeninSpring2014andwillincludeaninternetcaf&lounge,indoortheatre&lecturehall,morediningoptions,largerspacesfor

    meetings&conferences,andothercampusresourcesBoccardoBusinessCenter(BBC)/BusinessTower(BT)

    BBChousestheBusinessStudentAdvisementCenterandoffersafreecomputerlabonthethirdfloor BTDepartments:BusinessAdministration,Anthropology,andBehavioralStudies BusinessAdministrationhasthreefocuses:Accounting&Finance,Marketing&QuantitativeStudies,andOrganization&Management

    ArtBuilding Houses:AnimationStudentsAdvising,AnimationLibrary,andtheVisualResourceLibrary Departments:Animation/Illustration,graphicdesign,digitalmedia,finearts,arteducation,industrialdesign,pictorialarts,andinteriordesign TheArtBuildinghas6artgalleriesandoffersstudentsthechancetodoormakeprintmaking,foundry,jewelry,ceramics,glassandwoodshop

  • TheSpartan:Completedintheearly1970s,itismoldedwithStyrofoamandthencastinaluminum.ThesculptureisaSpartanwarriorinretreatstance,asapoliticalstatementagainsttheUSinvolvementintheVietnamWar

    Area3:MusicBuilding,CesarChavezArchway,CentralClassroomBuilding&EngineeringBuildingMusicBuilding

    Houses:DepartmentofMusicandDance,theSpartanMarchingBand,ConcertChoir,SymphonicBand,andJazzOrchestra Builtin1951,thereare36soundproofpracticerooms,withpianos,organsandpercussion TheConcertHallhasa545personcapacityandMusicmajorsgivefreeconcertsandrecitalsduringthesemester

    CesarChavezArchway TheCesarE.ChavezMonumentwasdesignedbyJudithF.BacaandcompletedinFall2008.ItwasthehopeofBacathatthearchwouldofferan

    introspectiveandmeditativespaceforviewerstoreceivethemessage;Mayallthosepassingthroughitexperiencethepassagefromhopeandinspiration,toeducation,andfinally,toactionforsocialandenvironmentaljustice

    CentralClassroomBuilding Houses:DepartmentofOccupationalTherapyandNutrition,FoodScience&Packaging In1942,thefirstandonlyOccupationalTherapyprogramintheCSUstarted.ItistheonlyOTclinicallaboratoryintheU.S.notconnectedwithamedical

    school TheChildDevelopmentProgrammaintainsapreschoolchildcarefacilityforpracticalexperienceandobservationforChildDevelopmentmajors

    EngineeringBuilding SJSUstartedthefirstEngineeringprogramintheStateCollegesin1945 EngineeringdepartmentfacultyworkinSiliconValleycompaniesonleadingedgetechnology Studentshavedesignedahybridformularacecar,windcar,andafunctionalfingerlearningtool SpecificEngineeringconcentrationsinclude:Mechanical&Aerospace,Chemical&Materials,Civil&Environmental,Computer,Electrical,General,

    Industrial&Systems,andSoftware

    Area4:ClarkHall,SmithandCarlosStatue&DwightBentelHallClarkHall

    Houses:UniversityAdvancement,StudyAbroad,AmeriCorps,EducationalOpportunityProgram,andStudentInvolvement Departments:Humanities,PoliticalScience,ForeignLanguage,ReligiousStudies,Anthropology,Linguistics&Language,andtheSchoolofLibraryScience PeerMentorCenteroffersfreeundergraduatetutoringwithawritingcenter StudentInvolvementoffersGreeklife,NewStudentOrientation,StudentOrganizationsandLeadershipDevelopment

    SmithandCarlosStatue Honors1968Olympicgoldandbronzemedalwinnersinthe200meterrunandSJSUstudentactivistsTommieSmithandJohnCarlos.TommieSmiths

    raisedblackglovedfistrepresentedblackpower.Theknottedblackscarfaroundhisneckrepresentedprideandtheboxinhislefthandcontainedanolivetreesapling,whichstoodasanemblemofpeace.JohnCarlossraisedleftblackglovedfistrepresentedunityinblackAmerica,andthebeadsaroundhisnecksignifiedlynchingsufferedbyblacks.BothmenworeblacksocksbutwereshoelessduringtheceremonytorepresenttheblackpovertyinracistAmerica.Togethertheyformedanarchofunityandpower

  • DwightBentelHall HousesJournalismandMassCommunicationdepartmentswithconcentrationsinAdvertisingandPublicRelations DwightBentel,aformerprofessor,foundedtheSpartanDailyin1934whichwasonceawardedtheBestCollegeNewspaperinCalifornia SchoolofJournalism&MassCommunicationsistheoldest&largestaccreditedprograminNorthernCalifornia

    Area5:MorrisDaleyAuditorium,AdministrationBuilding&DudleyMoorheadHallMorrisDaleyAuditorium

    NamedafterMorrisDailey,PresidentofSJSUfrom19001919,andisthelargestclassroomoncampusseatingapproximately1,000students. ErinBrokovich,AngelaDavis,DoloresHuerta,andmanyothershavespokenintheMorrisDaleyAuditorium

    AdministrationBuilding Houses:DisabilityResourceCenter,StudentsinAmericanSignLanguage,UndergraduateStudies,CounselingServices,InternationalPrograms&

    ServicesandtheCareerCenter StudentsfindjobsthroughtheCareerCentersSpartaJOBS,awebsiteexclusivelyforSJSUstudentsandalumni StudentscanreceiveacademicandnonacademiccounselingbyappointmentordropinthroughCounselingServices

    DudleyMoorheadHall Departments:History,Psychology,SocialScience,Economics,Sociology,WomensStudies,andAsianAmericanStudies OriginallyknownasCentennialHallasitopened100yearsafterthefoundingofSJSU.ItwasrenamedtohonorDudleyMoorhead,aprofessor,

    chairman,andDeanofHumanitiesandArtsfor35years StudentscancheckoutvideosandmediaequipmentforfreewiththeirstudentID

    Area6:TowerHall,HughGillisHall/UniversityTheatre,MartinLutherKingJr.Library&ScienceBuildingTowerHall

    TowerHallhasbeenconstructedthreetimesasafocalbuildingforSJSU:1move,1fireand1earthquake Duringthesemester,electronicbellschimeatthetopofthehourandplaysongsat12:15p.m.everyday Towerhallwasthelargestreinforcedconcretebuildingintheworldin1910anditcontainstheOfficeoftheUniversityPresident TowerLawnisthelargegrassyareausedformanyeventsincluding:GreekWeekGames,RallyforPresidentBillClinton,FireontheFountain,and

    OrientationBBQ

    HughGillisHall/UniversityTheatre Departments:TelevisionRadioFilm&TheaterandCommunications NamedinhonorofHughGillis,aTheaterArtsDepartmentChairandeducator KSJS90.5,anawardwinningstudentruncollegeradiostationbroadcastsfromHughGillisHall UniversityTheaterhousestheatricalperformancesgivenbySJSUTheaterArtsandnonTheaterArtsStudentswhoperform610playsayear

    MartinLutherKingJr.(MLK)Library FirsteverjointlibraryprojectbetweenaStateUniversityandacity Librarycontains3600seats,400publicaccesscomputersandmorethan500laptopconnections

  • Houses:SJSUstudentlaptops(forrent),studyrooms,Dr.MartinLutherKing,Jr.CivilRightsCollection,BeethovenCenter,JohnSteinbeckCenterandaCulturalHeritageCenter

    Therearetablesintheshapesofcontinentsonthe8thfloorandwhenpushedtogetherformtheoriginallandmassofPangaea

    ScienceBuilding Houses:DepartmentofPhysicsandAstronomy HometotheDepartmentofChemistrysorganicteachingandresearchlaboratories TheroofcontainsbeehivesusedforEntomologyexperiments

    Area7:WashingtonSquareHall&SpartanMemorialWashingtonSquareHall

    Departments:AfricanAmericanStudies,Urban&RegionalPlanning,Geography,EnvironmentalStudies,SocialWorkandDanceProgram Houses:DanceStudio,AnthropologyLab,EnvironmentalResourceCenter,andtheCenterfortheDevelopmentofRecycling ScenesfromFlubber(1997),starringRobinWilliams,werefilmedinoneofthelecturerooms(thesceneofthenudemodeldrawingclass).Classesusing

    thelectureroomweremovedtootherlocationsforthemonthlongfilming TheDanceprogramwasthefirstinanyNorthernCaliforniapublicinstitutionwhenitstartedin1984.ItisaccreditedbytheNationalAssociationof

    SchoolsandDanceSpartanMemorial

    ErectedasamemorialtoSJSUstudentswhoservedinWorldWarII(over4,000studentsandalumni),itisanondenominationalfacility,whichcanbereservedforweddings,meetings,initiation,readings,prayer,etc.throughtheAssociatedStudentBusinessOffice

    Area8:YoshihiroUchidaHall,SpartanComplex,AssociatedStudentsHouse,DuncanHall&MacQuarrieHallYoshihiroUchidaHall

    Departments:SpartanSpiritTeam,Gymnastics,Judo,andMexicanAmericanStudies NamedafterYoshihiroYoshUchida,whowasaholderofthe7thdegreeBlackBelt.HecoachedthefirstOlympicJudoTeamin1964,andwas

    responsiblefortheInternationalOlympicCommitteesdecisiontoacceptthesport UchidacoachedtheSanJosStateUniversityJudoTeamfor50years,wherehewon32outof35NationalCollegiateJudoChampionshipTournament

    titles,andwasinductedintotheSanJosSportsHallofFamein1996

    SpartanComplex(Central&East) Departments:KinesiologyandHospitality,Recreation&TourismManagement Houses:2gyms,indoorpool(usedforscubaclasses),dancestudio,conditioningrooms,lockersandclassrooms TwoSuperBowlChampionCoaches,BillWalsh&DickVermeil,graduatedfromtheKinesiologyDepartment

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