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How to register?

Registration for the Fall and Spring begins on the first day of class for the semester. Please watch our video playlist below for step-by-step registration instructions or take our interactive walk-through.

Currently-enrolled (admitted) SJSU students or those who have been admitted for the current term are not eligible to enroll through Open University. Registration for Open University students is not guaranteed and is subject to space availability. The enrollment limit for the Fall and Spring semester is 17 units for undergraduate students and 16 units for graduate students. 

Identify your student status

Choose from the student status below. Depending on your student status, registration instructions will vary. 

First-Time Open University student

 
 
  • First-Time student w/ no SJSU ID (i.e. a student who attends another university or college)

    Get your account ready. Create a MySJSU account via Quick Admit.

    Access Quick Admit (available Jan 22 at 8 am - Feb 19 at 5 pm)

    After 24-48 hours, activate your MySJSU account and use the blue MySJSU button on one.sjsu.edu.

    Class instruction and registration begins on Wednesday, January 24. Attend classes online or in person starting Wednesday, January 24. Classes are listed as either a waitlist class or an instructor consent class. See our FAQ in more detail. 

    Starting Wednesday, January 24, enroll in your class(es) in one of two ways:

    • MySJSU. Add yourself to the class if you meet the prerequisites and there is no waitlist. Add yourself to the waitlist if the class is full. If instructor consent is required, email the faculty for a permission number.
    • DocuSign Open U registration form. Have your instructor add you to the waitlist if the class is full. Permission numbers are not necessary for form submissions.


    Must have GAPE office approval for 200+ level classes.
    See our graduate student webpage for more information. 

    Starting Saturday, February 3, permission numbers will be required to enroll in all classes.

    Secure your spot in class. Submit payment for fees by the posted deadline. For other important registration and payment deadlines, visit our calendar webpage.

  • First-Time student w/ an SJSU ID (i.e. a student who previously applied for admission or attended SJSU)

    Get your account ready. Log into MySJSU starting the first day of instruction to the last day to add (Feb 19), and choose Spring 2024 to activate the term. Follow the instructions in our video tutorial. If you have issues accessing your student account, you can reset your password or contact the IT Help Desk at ithelpdesk@sjsu.edu. 

    Class instruction and registration begins on Wednesday, January 24. Attend classes online or in person starting Wednesday, January 24. Classes are listed as either a waitlist class or an instructor consent class. See our FAQ in more detail. 

    Starting Wednesday, January 24, enroll in your class(es) in one of two ways:

    • MySJSU. Add yourself to the class if you meet the pre-reqs and there is no waitlist. Add yourself to the waitlist if the class is full. If instructor consent is required, email the faculty for a permission number.
    • DocuSign Open U registration form. Have your instructor add you to the waitlist if the class is full. Permission numbers are not necessary for form submissions.


    Must have GAPE office approval for 200+ level classes.
    See our graduate student webpage for more information. 

    Starting Saturday, February 3 permission numbers will be required to enroll in all classes.

    Secure your spot in class. Submit payment for fees by the posted deadline. For other important registration and payment deadlines, visit our calendar webpage.

  • First-Time student w/ SJSU ID and a recently disqualified SJSU student from Fall 2023

    As your first Open University semester, the Registrar Office will set up your account. Please refer to your DQ email from the Registrar Office for more details. You will have to wait until you have receive an email from the Registrar Office before you can start enrolling in classes. 

    Class instruction and registration begins on Wednesday, January 24. When you have received an email from the Registrar Office, you can log into my.SJSU.edu to register or add to the waitlist. If instructor consent is required, email the faculty for a permission number.

    Starting Saturday, February 3, permission numbers will be required to enroll in all classes. You must submit a Docusign Open University Registration form. Your registration will be completed by the Registrar’s Office. In the next semester when you enroll (i.e. Fall 2024), you can follow registration instructions for returning OU students. See our FAQ in more detail.

    Must have GAPE office approval for 200+ level classes. See our graduate student webpage for more information. 

    Secure your spot in class. Submit payment for fees by the posted deadline. For other important registration and payment deadlines, visit our calendar webpage.

Returning Open University student

 
 
  • Returning student w/ SJSU ID w/ a recent enrollment in a previous term (i.e. an OU student who enrolled in a Fall 2023 class)

    Get your account ready. Log into MySJSU starting the first day of instruction to the last day to add (Feb 19). Follow the instructions in our video tutorial.

    If you have issues accessing your student account, you can reset your password or contact the IT Help Desk at ithelpdesk@sjsu.edu.

    Class instruction and registration begins on Wednesday, January 24. Attend classes online or in person starting Wednesday, January 24. Classes are listed as either a waitlist class or an instructor consent class. See our FAQ in more detail. 

    Starting Wednesday, January 24, enroll in your class(es) in one of two ways:

    • MySJSU. Add yourself to the class if you meet the prerequisites and there is no waitlist. Add yourself to the waitlist if the class is full. If instructor consent is required, email the faculty for a permission number. 
    • DocuSign Open U registration form. Have your instructor add you to the waitlist if the class is full. Permission numbers are not necessary for form submissions.


    Must have GAPE office approval for 200+ level classes. See our graduate student (link to tabbed component for grad student) webpage for more information. 

    Starting Saturday, February 3, permission numbers will be required to enroll in all classes.

    Secure your spot in class. Submit payment for fees by the posted deadline. For other important registration and payment deadlines, visit our calendar webpage.

  • Returning student w/ SJSU ID w/ no enrollment since Spring 2023 (i.e. an OU student who last enrolled in Spring 2021)

    Get your account ready. Log into MySJSU starting the first day of instruction to the last day to add (Feb 19), and choose Spring 2024 to activate your account for the term.

    Follow the instructions in our video tutorial. If you have issues accessing your student account, you can reset your password or contact the IT Help Desk at ithelpdesk@sjsu.edu.

    Class instruction and registration begins on Wednesday, January 24. Attend classes online or in person starting Wednesday, January 24. Classes are listed as either a waitlist class or an instructor consent class. See our FAQ in more detail. 

    Starting Wednesday, January 24, enroll in your class(es) via:

    • MySJSU. Add yourself to the class if you meet the prerequisites and there is no waitlist. Add yourself to the waitlist if the class is full. If instructor consent is required, email the faculty for a permission number.
    • DocuSign Open U registration form. Have your instructor add you to the waitlist if the class is full. Permission numbers are not necessary for form submissions.


    Must have GAPE office approval for 200+ level classes.
    See our graduate student webpage for more information. 

    Starting Saturday, February 3, permission numbers will be required to enroll in all classes.

    Secure your spot in class. Submit payment for fees by the posted deadline. For other important registration and payment deadlines, visit our calendar webpage.

Other

 
 
  • A post-baccalaureate/graduate student (i.e. a student who has already graduated from SJSU or another University or college)

    Post-baccalaureate/graduate students must submit a DocuSign Open University registration form, available starting the first day of instruction. Your account and registration will be set up by the Registrar’s Office. 

    Class instruction and registration begins on Wednesday, January 24. Attend classes online or in person starting Wednesday, January 24. Classes are listed as either a waitlist class or an instructor consent class. See our FAQ in more detail. 

    Starting Wednesday, January 24, enroll in your class(es) using the DocuSign Open U registration form. Have your instructor add you to the waitlist if the class is full. Permission numbers are not necessary for form submissions.

    Must have GAPE office approval for 200+ level classes. See our graduate student webpage for more information. 

    Starting Saturday, February 3, permission numbers will be required to enroll in all classes.

    Secure your spot in class. Submit payment for fees by the posted deadline. For other important registration and payment deadlines, visit our calendar webpage.

  • A high school student

    High school students interested in taking classes at SJSU during the fall and spring semesters can reach out to the Dual Enrollment Program at dualenrollment@sjsu.edu

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