CommUniverCity San Jose is a collaborative project of the Five Wounds/Brookwood Terrace communities, San Jose State and the city of San Jose. The unique organization empowers students and residents to build community through service-learning projects that address education, community health and improvements to the neighborhood.

hammer theatre

Hammer Theatre Center

The Hammer Theatre Center is a unique performing arts facility that serves as a nexus between the university and the community, San Jose and the Bay Area, and local and global talent. It produces and presents innovative programming that reflects Silicon Valley’s culture of creativity, diversity and technology. Audiences are invited to experience the beauty, spontaneity and human connection made possible through live performance.

moss landing marine laboratories

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

Led by San Jose State, Moss Landing Marine Labs hosts and administers an interdisciplinary Master of Science in Marine Science degree for a consortium of seven California State University campuses in Northern and Central California. The great wealth of nearby marine resources, the faculty emphasis on mentoring and teaching with integrated research, and the excellent facilities, staff, and marine operations contribute to make Moss Landing one of the best marine science programs in the U.S.

Mineta Transportation Institute

Mineta Transportation Institute

In partnership with the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business, the Mineta Transportation Institute is a national University Transportation Center and a Center of Excellence specializing in policy studies related to surface transportation.

NASA Ames research center

NASA Ames Research Center

San Jose State faculty members and programs have partnered with NASA's Ames Research Center for many years. 

Timpany Center

The Timpany Center is a nonprofit program managed under the auspices of the San Jose State Research Foundation. Its therapeutic facilities are operated by SJSU's Department of Kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Sciences in conjunction with the county of Santa Clara. 

Reid-Hillview Aviation Facility

San Jose State partners with Santa Clara County’s Reid-Hillview Airport to train students for careers in aviation, airline maintenance, administration and technology. Graduates work in many aspects of the industry including flight, airport management, purchasing, marketing, quality control, technical management and military aviation. The Reid-Hillview Aviation Facility includes a 5,000-square-foot hangar housing aircraft and engines used to teach students.