Holds

Holds may be placed on your student records by various campus departments for different reasons (e.g. fees, advising, or documents). A hold must be cleared with the department that placed the hold. Log into your MySJSUand click on the “details” link on your hold to view your hold information including how to clear them.


 

Registration Holds

Students should periodically check for holds at MySJSU. Follow the instructions on how to clear them.

Holds on student accounts and records will prevent students from registering Students should periodically check for holds at MySJSU. Follow the instructions on how to clear them. Monetaryholds of $50.00 or more will block you from registration, obtaining official transcripts, diplomas and other miscellaneous services

College of Engineering Advising

Are you an undergraduate majoring in any field of study in the College of Engineering? All College of Engineering undergraduates must see an advisor every semester, prior to registration. Graduate Engineering students (except Civil and Industrial & Systems, Computer Engineering, and General Engineering) must also see a major advisor prior to enrolling every semester.

Are you an Occupational Therapy major?

All Occupational Therapy majors must see an advisor prior to registration.

College of Science Advising

Are you an undergraduate majoring in any field of study in the College of Science? Are you a graduate student in Chemistry, Computer Science or Physics?

All undergraduate College of Science majors and graduate students in Chemistry, Computer Science and Physics must see a major advisor prior to registering every semester.

AARS Advising Hold

Are you an undergraduate listed as Undeclared?

You may be required to see an advisor in Academic Advising and Retention Services prior to registering for the next semester.

ELM/EPT

Have you taken the required placement tests?

Students who are not exempt from the ELM and/or EPT must take the tests and have their scores on record before registering for any courses.

Students might also see ELM and EPT "service indicators" that indicate the need to enroll in remedial math or English. These do not prevent registration.

Financial Holds

  • Do you owe the University $50.00 or more?

If so, you will not be able to register until the debt has been paid. Be aware - these debts could accrue at any time. Clear up any debts as soon as possible by paying your outstanding debts using the Pay Now option at MySJSU after the log-in under Self Service. Remember, payments are applied to the oldest debt first. Keep your account current by paying all charges by the assigned due date.

Hepatitis B Immunization Series

  • Are you a first time SJSU student?
  • Will you be 18 years or younger on the first day of instruction?

If the answer to both of these questions is yes, you are required to submit proof of full immunization or immunity against Hepatitis B. Notes: It takes 4-6 months to complete the 3-dose Hepatitis B vaccine series. This requirement may be waived for students who attended a California middle or high school. Bring or fax (408-924-2077) proof of your immunization or immunity to the Student Services Center. Remember to include your phone number and SJSU ID.

International student Health Insurance

Proof of health insurance is required prior to registration each semester. For questions about this hold, please call International Programs and Services (408) 924-5920.

Measles and Rubella

  • Are you a new or readmitted SJSU student?
  • Were you born on or after January 1, 1957?

If the answer to both of these questions is yes, you are required to submit proof of full immunization or immunity against Measles and Rubella. Note: This requirement may be waived for students who attended a California middle or high school. Bring or fax (408-924-2077) proof of your immunization or immunity to the Student Services Center. Remember to include your phone number and SJSU ID.

 Missing Document Holds

  • Were you admitted for Fall 2012?
  • Did you submit unofficial transcripts?
  • Were you admitted before you completed your last term at your last college?

If you were admitted for either term and if the answer to either of the other questions is yes, you must submit final, official transcripts from those institutions before you can register.

Probation Holds

  • Is your SJSU cumulative grade point average below 2.00 for undergraduates (3.00 for graduate students)?
  • Are you on a reinstated status on probation?

For undergraduates, if the answer is yes, you must see your major advisor or an Academic Advising and Retention Services advisor before you can register. This will happen each term until you are no longer on probation.

Graduation Registration Restriction

Students with 120 or more units who have not applied for graduation will not be allowed to register until they have submitted that application. Students with 150 or more units will be required to meet with an advisor in Academic Advising and Retention Services before registration and may have their registration for remaining requirements managed.

 

Disclaimer: The information above was taken from the SJSU online Catalog.  For the most current information, please visit the SJSU online catalog . Then, select SJSU Policies and Procedures, look for A-Z index on top of this page, select letter "R", then "Registration", then "Registration-Restrictions", and then "Registration Holds".