Define Your Success

Resources for Specific Students:

Resources for All Students:

Need a Live Person's Help?

What How When Who
Quick questions, referrals to other advising Virtual Front Desk (Zoom)

During ESSC business hours:
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Peer advisors are there to help
Drop-in advising Virtual Front Desk (Zoom) Monday through Friday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Professional advisors (2 hours daily)
Scheduled one-on-one appointment Spartan Connect During business hours, some after-hours (depending on the advisor's availability) All Advisors
Group advising on specific topics Workshops & Events See our calendar Advisors, faculty

Registration Calendars

Key dates for each term including registration and payment deadlines

Spring 2021 | Summer 2021 | Fall 2021 | Winter session

Timeline for Fall 2021 Registration

Wednesday, Feb 24 Engineering Major Advising Holds placed on students' accounts
Tuesday, April 27 Enrollment appointments will be posted to Continuing Students'
accounts on MySJSU
Class Schedule available on MySJSU or SJSU Class Schedule page
Wednesday, May 12 Advance Registration for Continuing Students begins
(ends Monday, Aug. 16)
Tuesday, June 1 Variable waitlist process continues through August 27, 2021
Friday, June 4 Enrollment Appointments Viewable on MySJSU for New Students
Monday, June 7 Advance Registration for New Students begins (ends Monday, Aug. 16)
Monday, Aug. 16 Advance Registration ends
Last Day to Drop for 100% Refund
Tues-Weds, Aug. 17-18 Registration closed
Thursday, Aug. 19 First Day of Instruction
Late Registration begins on MySJSU at 7:00 a.m.

Timeline for Summer 2021 Registration

Monday, April 5

All continuing students can register:
Waitlist process in effect through end of Advance Registration period for each respective session; graduating seniors with graduation application on file for spring/summer/fall 2021 and spring 2022 receive priority.
(Enrollment appointments will be posted to Continuing Students' accounts on MySJSU.)

All repeaters can register:
April 5 through May 11 - First-time repeaters may register through MySJSU self-service. (After May 11, see the process below which starts May 12.)
April 5 through July 12 - Students repeating a class for two or more times should complete the Petition to Enroll in a Class More Than Two Times (DocuSign).

Wednesday, April 14 Non-SJSU / Open University students can register.
Wednesday, May 12 May 12 through July 12:
First-time repeaters repeating a summer class must contact the Registrar and include student name, ID#, 5-digit class number, subject and number.
June 1 or July 6 Beginning on the first day of instruction, permission numbers will be required.
(Class Schedule available on MySJSU or SJSU Class Schedule page)

Important Dates and Upcoming ESSC Events

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