How to Register?

Advanced Registration for Open University Students

Advance registration begins Thursday, October 31 for Matriculated students; Tuesday, November 12 for Open University (OU) students and closes Wednesday, December 18.

Registration is generally available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Normal maintenance occurs Monday evenings 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Online Registration

Consult the “Class Schedule” for information (section #, 5 digit class code, day, time, location, faculty name and dates) of your intended courses for that term.

First time or previous-term undergrad/post-bachelor OU students can register online within a certain time frame (refer to calendar for dates) by following the MySJSU tutorial.

First time students see Open University Registration - New Students

Previous-term students see Open University Registration - Continuing OU Students

Paper Registration

Graduate students, students disqualified from Fall 2013 and other students who are unable to register online complete the Winter 2014 Registration form and fax to 408.924.2077, or submit in person to window “R” in the Student Services Center at 9th and San Fernando, Downtown, San Jose. 

For all 200-level courses, complete the Winter 2014 Registration form, submit to the Graduate Admission and Program Evaluation (GAPE) counter, window G in the Student Services Center or fax to 408.924.2477 for approval.

Steps to Take After Advance Registration Closes

First Day of Instruction

If you missed the Advance Web Registration period, you can register on the first day of class. Beginning January 2, new OU students submit Winter Registration Form  to add classes . Beginning January 8, all students must use Late Add Petition Form with instructor, department chair and CIES Associate Dean signatures to register.  Follow instructions below for the paper registration process.  All transactions require a valid ID with picture.

  1. Download the Winter 2014 Registration form
  2. Complete the form, obtain the required signature(s)
  3. Submit completed form at window R in the Student Services Center.