Students should periodically check for holds at http://my.sjsu.edu. 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 http://my.sjsu.edu. Follow the instructions on how to clear them. Monetary holds 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 Environmental Engineering, Computer Engineering, General Engineering, and Industrial Systems Engineering) must also see a major advisor prior to enrolling every semester.
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 or Undeclared Pre-Nursing?
You may be required to see an advisor in Academic Advising and Retention Services (AARS) prior to registering every semester.
Have you taken the required placement tests? EBL indicators mean a student did not take the placement test. RNM indicators mean a student did not complete the required remediation within the time limit.
Students might also see ELM (Entry Level Math) and EPT (English Placement Test) "service indicators" that indicate the need to enroll in remedial math or English. These do not prevent registration.
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.
- Do you have a balance on your student account?
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 http://my.sjsu.edu 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 Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) (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
If you owe documents or transcripts to the Undergraduate Admissions office, please submit by the deadline posted in your MySJSU account. You must submit final, official transcripts or official documents as instructed in your MySJSU "to do" items before you are allowed to register.
- 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 who have not taken the WST by the time they earn 75 units (counting no more than 70 transfer units) may have their registration held after being notified of the need to test. 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. Students who have changed their graduation date multiple times or who are otherwise in potential violation of Presidential Directive 2009-05 may be required to meet with an AARS advisor.