Request Forms


Category 1: International Students

1.1 CPT request form

Student submits:

  • CPT request form Coversheet [pdf]
  • A completed IPSS CPT form (Located in the International Studies Dept.)
  • The offer letter
  • A completed CMPE 298I Form (Located in the Computer Engineering Dept.)
  • A copy of SJSU admission letter
  • A copy of the unofficial student record from MySJSU
  • A copy of Program of Study (must be completely typewritten with proposed
  • courses to be taken and include all 298I internships)

1.2 OPT request form

Student submits:

  • OPT request form coversheet [pdf]
  • A completed IPSS OPT form (Located in the International Studies Dept.)
  • A copy of the unofficial student record MySJSU
  • A completed OPT memo (Located in the Computer Engineering Dept.)
  • A copy of Program of Study (must be completely typewritten)

1.3 Reduce course load request form

Student submits:

  • Reduce course load request form coversheet [pdf]
  • Completed IPSS Request to Reduce Course Load form (Located in the International Studies Dept.)
  • Completed Reduced Course Load memo (Located in the Computer Engineering Dept.)
  • A copy of the unofficial student transcript from MySJSU
  • A copy of SJSU admission letter
  • A copy of Program of Study(must be completely typewritten)

1.4 Letter for change of status to F1 request form

Student submits:

  • Letter for change of status to F1 request form coversheet [pdf]
  • A copy of the unofficial student record from MySJSU
  • A copy of Program of Study (must be completely typewritten)
  • A completed Academic Standing memo ( Located in the Computer Engineering Dept.)

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Category 2 : Program Admission

2.1 Transfer from other program

  • Student submits a Change of Major Application form to SJSU Graduate Studies Office (not department office)[pdf]
  • Student checks with SJSU Graduate Studies Office about the status

2.2 Reinstatement after disqualification request form coversheet

Student submits:

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Category 3: Curriculum

3.1 Establish and update Program of Study

Department office does not process this request

  • For a MS in CMPE student, a Program of Study must be established during the orientation session. It will be updated only for exceptional situations.
  • For a MS in SE student, a Program of Study will be established only for exceptional situations.

Exceptional situations are

  • Take non-CMPE courses (see non-CMPE section)
  • Transfer non-SJSU courses (see non-SJSU section)
  • Apply for CPT (see CPT section)

3.2 Take non-CMPE department or program course request form coversheet

Student submits:

  • Coversheet [pdf]
  • A copy of the unofficial student record from MySJSU
  • A copy of SJSU admission letter
  • Two copies of Program of Study (must be completely typewritten with proposed courses to be taken)
  • A copy of the non-CMPE course description SJSU Catalog

3.3 Transfer course credit form

Student submits:

  • Coversheet [pdf]
  • A copy of the unofficial student record from MySJSU
  • A copy of SJSU admission letter
  • A copy of Program of Study(must be completely typewritten)
  • A copy of the non-SJSU course description
  • A copy of the transcript for the non-SJSU course
  • A SJSU Request for Validation of Transfer Credit

3.4 Waive a core course request form

Student submits:

  • Coversheet [pdf]
  • A copy of the transcript containing the equivalent course
  • A copy of the course description
  • A copy of Program of Study (must be completely typewritten)

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3.5 Waive a Discrete Math Prerequisite for MS SE

Student submits:

  • Coversheet [pdf]
  • A copy of the transcript containing the equivalent course
  • A copy of all University Math syllabi that contain Discrete Math subjects.   Students must circle Discrete Math topics in the syllabi.
  • A copy of Program of Study (must be completely typewritten)

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Category 4: Project and Writing Requirements

4.1 Take CMPE 298 to extend CMPE 295 and 295B request form

Student submits:

  • Coversheet [pdf]
  • A complete CMPE 298 form [pdf] with project advisor's signature
  • A copy of the unofficial student record from MySJSU
  • A copy of SJSU admission letter
  • A copy of Program of Study (must be completely typewritten)

4.2 Waive technical writing requirement request form

Student submits:

  • Coversheet [pdf]
  • A letter to describe the request
  • All supporting documents
  • A copy of the unofficial student record from MySJSU
  • A copy of Program of Study

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Category 5: Enrollment

5.1 Remove advising hold request form

Student submits:

  • A copy of the unofficial student record from MySJSU
  • A copy of SJSU admission letter
  • A copy of Program of Study (must be completely typewritten)

5.2 Retroactive drop request form

Student submits:

  • A completed Retroactive Course Drop form with instructor's signature
  • A copy of the unofficial student record from MySJSU
  • A copy of SJSU admission letter
  • A copy of Program of Study (must be completely typewritten)

 

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Category 7: Graduation

7.1 File Candidacy form request form

Student submits:

  • Coversheet [pdf]
  • An original and completed Candidacy form with filled prerequisite section (Exact 30 units; enter Prerequisites; enter 295A/295B, or 299 in section B)
  • A copy of the unofficial student record from MySJSU
  • A copy of SJSU admission letter
  • A copy of Program of Study
  • A copy of Request for Validation of Transfer Credit form
  • A documented proof of waiving core courses
  • A documented proof of waiving prerequisite course
  • A documented proof of waiving technical writing requirement
  • A documented proof of approval of taking non-CMPE department course
  • A documented proof of approval of taking non-CMPE program course

7.2 Course substitution request form

Student submits:

7.3 Apply for graduation

  1. Student submits following forms to SJSU Graduate Studies Office (not department office
  2. Student contacts SJSU Graduate Studies Office for the status

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Category 8: Leave

8.1 Leave of absence request form

Student submits:

8.2 Withdraw from the University request form

Student submits:

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Category 9: Do not Process

9.1 Change classification status

  • Department office does not process such requests
  • When a student take CMPE 295, 295A, or 299, a candidacy form must be filed. Upon the approval of the candidacy form, a students status will be automatically changed to "Classified".

9.2 Enroll in a class without prerequisites

  • Department office does not process such requests
  • This is the decision of individual instructor.

9.3 Update program of study

  • Department office does not process such requests
  • Refer to requests from other categories

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