Silicon Valley Enhanced Series

About Silicon Valley Enhanced Series (SV-E)

Northeastern University in San Francisco Bay Area seeks to offer current students at the Silicon Valley campus the opportunity to participate in a series of enhanced learning experiences in downtown San Jose. As part of Northeastern’s 2025 commitment to expand new and flexible experiential opportunities to our broader community, we are offering a special series, Silicon Valley Enhanced (SV-E) this Fall, designed to enhance and strengthen course learning. 

Real-world projects will make it easier for our students to enter the job market
– Hillary Mickell, Regional CEO and Dean

Location

Towers at 2nd Street in Downtown San Jose
75 E. Santa Clara Street & 4N. Second Street, San Jose, CA
Shuttle Bus is available to current students traveling from Silicon Valley Campus to Downtown San Jose location. See Shuttle Bus & Schedule below.

Student Benefits

The intent is to expose students to a larger ecosystem of real-world projects as well as expand access to the larger Northeastern network of industry partners, local community organizations, alumni and experts in the field.

The SV-E Series will include:

> Challenge-Based Learning Community – SV will be offering INT6954 “Experiential Projects” in the SV-E schedule, a no-credit, no-tuition co-curricular hybrid section encompassing four challenge projects that students can complete in teams, facilitated by an XN instructor. Obtain an XN Experiential Learning badge for successfully completing the co-curricular challenges.

> Speaker Series – A monthly series on a diverse range of cutting edge topics from IoT, big data, security and mobile trends to new cannabis regulations, entrepreneurship, and more will be offered.

> Networking – Access to a variety of networking events such as meet-ups, industry-sponsored and Northeastern sponsored events throughout the region.

>Workshops & Industry Engagement– Students will be able to select from a variety of workshops and industry engagement activities that enhance courses taken at the downtown location as well as foster personal, educational and professional growth.

Schedule of Classes

KHOURY
Course CRN Course Instructor Day Time
CS 6140 18558 Machine Learning Abraham Bagherjeiran Thursday 6-9pm
COE
Course CRN Course Instructor Day Time
CSYE 6225 19132 Network Structures and Cloud Computing Kristopher Francisco Wednesday 6-9pm
INFO 6350 18531 Smartphones-Based Web Development Oza Tuesday 6-9pm
CPS
Course CRN Course Instructor Day Time
ALY 6030 71915 Data Warehousing and SQL Rodriguez Wednesday 6-9pm
ALY 6040 72078 Data Mining Applications Duvvuri Tuesday 6-9pm
ALY 6060 72079 Decision Support and Business Intelligence Sadoddin Wednesday 6-9pm
ALY 6070 72080 Communication and Visualization for Data Analytics Duvvuri Thursday 6-9pm
ALY 6080 71918 Integrated Experiential Learning Fernandez Thursday 6-9pm
ALY 6100 72132 Data-Driven Decision Making Wang Wednesday 6-9pm
Non-Credit
EMT 5964

CS 5964

INT 5964

19291

19241

72245

Experiential Projects Austin Issacson 1st Class WedSept 18 (Hybrid) 2-3:30pm

Shuttle Bus and Schedule

Shutter bus is available to students who are enrolled in the Silicon Valley Enhanced Series.

9 am pick up from 6024 drop off at 4 N. – Monday to Friday

4 pm pick up from 6024 drop off at 4 N.  – Monday to Friday

5 pm pick up at 4 N. to drop off at 6024 – Monday to Friday

9:30 pm pick up at 4 N. to drop off at 6024 – Monday to Thursday

Shuttle RSVP link: 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L2PXV6Z

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Frequently Asked Questions

Question:  What is the XN Challenge Class?

Answer:  SV will be offering an “Experiential Projects” in the SV-E schedule, a no-credit, no-tuition co-curricular hybrid section encompassing 4 challenge projects that students can complete in teams.  Students must be enrolled in at least 1 course scheduled at the downtown location to enroll in this course. The course will be facilitated by an XN instructor and it will run alongside onsite workshops where domain-specific faculty and industry professionals will provide mentoring and engagement in support of the challenge projects. Participants will be able to obtain an XN Experiential Learning badge for successfully completing the co-curricular challenges.  

Question:  Who can enroll in the non credit Experiential Learning Challenge class at Downtown location?

Answer:  Only students with at least one class at the downtown location will be allowed to enroll in the non credit Experiential Learning Challenge class at Downtown location

Question:  How do I enroll?

Answer:  Please contact Steve Ross, Director of Student Services at 408.707.3848. or email st.ross@northeastern.edu

Question: What is the CRN for my college for the XN Challenge Class?

Answer:  

COLLEGE COURSE CRN
College of Engineering

Khoury College 

College of Prof. 

EMGT 5964    

CS 5964             

 INT 5964           

19291

19241

72245

Question:  If I am not enrolled in a class at the Downtown SJ, can I use the Downtown SJ location? If so, what will I have access to use while I am there?

Answer:   Yes! All students in the SFBA will have access to the 3rd Floor space to study. Students will need to sign in as guests in the lobby which will notify staff of arrival who will bring you to the 3rd floor.

Question:  Where can I park and how much does it cost?

Answer:  There are numerous parking garages and street parking available near the campus.

For more information, please visit https://parksj.org/parking-map/lots-and-garages-list/ for a current listing of garages and prices.  Students are responsible for own parking. We are encouraging students to utilize campus shuttle.

Question:  Will you be offering a shuttle between the SV Campus (Silver Creek Valley Rd) and Downtown location (4 North Second St)?

Answer:  Yes, we will be providing daily shuttle services between these locations. Shuttle service is free for ALL students. Students will need to RVSP seats on shuttles at least 24hrs in advance. For questions or to RSVP for shuttle please contact Lily Ma at 408.707.3697 (ext. 1002) lil.ma@northeastern.edu.

Question:  How do I get an access card for 4 North 2nd Street? 

Answer:  Only students with at least one class at the downtown location will be issued an access card for the 4 North Second Street location. All other students will be granted guest access which allows for access to the 3rd floor and common areas.

Question:  How do I get an access card for amenities at 4 North 2nd Street? 

Answer:  Only students with at least one class at the downtown location will be issued an access card with amenities privileges for the 4 North Second Street location. 

Question:  Who can I contact if I have questions about the Downtown location?

Answer:  Please contact Steve Ross, Director of Student Services at 408.707.3853 (ext. 1007) or email st.ross@northeastern.edu.