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2021 Registration

2021 Registration

View and download the 2021 registration booklet or detailed registration information, online assistance and other important information:



Registration Dates

The ability to register for the 2021 intake will not be possible before JANUARY 2021

First-Year students: 

Off-campus and online registration: Monday, 1 March 2021 until Friday, 12 March 2021

If you wrote Grade 12 in 2019 or before, then you can register from Monday, 1st March 2021.

If you wrote Grade 12 in 2020, then the faculties will need to verify your results - you can register once you receive a confirmation SMS that your status has been changed (or check on www.cput.ac.za/study/track)

Please register immediately since spaces in programmes fill up quickly

Returning students:

Off-campus and online registrations vary from faculty to faculty.

Some programmes have been identified to commence with off-campus registrations but with no assistance as early as from Monday, 11 January 2021.

Postgraduate Registration (MTech/ Masters/ MEd and DTech/ Doctoral/ DEd programmes)

Returning students (Full Research M and D programmes) - 12 April 2021

MTech/ Masters (Course-based programmes) - 12 April 2021

First-time registering students (Full Research M and D programmes) - 31 May 2021

Online Assistance

Online assistance capacity has been increased for all online registration processes.  Students who wish to receive off-campus assistance can contact the Call Centre on 086 123 2788 / 021 959 6767 or visit the following link for detailed contact information https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration-contact-information

Off-Campus Financial Clearance

First time entering/ First-year students will be able to register without any financial clearance

Students with outstanding debt will not be able to proceed with the registration process unless the financial clearance indicator has been removed from your record regardless of any other clearances obtained.  Students will only be able to proceed with registrations once financially cleared.

For further details, please consult the 2021 registration booklet

Off-Campus Payments

Payments can be made at any branch of ABSA bank or via Internet banking.  For further details, please consult the 2021 registration booklet

Off-Campus International Clearance Process

International registration clearance is compulsory to the following students (excluding South African citizens and/or Permanent Residency students):

  • Refugee Permit holders
  • Asylum Seeker permit holders
  • Non-SA citizen Passport holders with a study visa (i.e. no SA ID number)

IMPORTANT:  Please download the International Pre-registration checklist here, complete and submit to the contact persons as indicated in the 2021 registration booklet prior to commencement of registrations. For further details, please consult the 2021 registration booklet

Requests for study visa renewal, please click here for the detailed procedure to follow.

Registration Guide

Specifications for your computer: Internet Explorer 7 or higher, with Adobe Acrobat Reader 7 or higher. No other browsers are certified for online registrations at CPUT.

There is an online registration support document for your convenience and is available on our website http://www.cput.ac.za/sos

Academic Registrations

Registrations will be conducted off-campus only.

You can register online from the comfort of your own home, or wherever you have Internet access by using a smartphone, tablet or a computer. Specifications for your computer: Internet Explorer 7 or higher, with Adobe Acrobat Reader 7 or higher. No other browsers are certified for online registration at CPUT.

Students who wish to receive off-campus assistance can contact the Call Centre or visit the following link for detailed contact information https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration-contact-information

Residence Registrations

Students will not be able to conduct residence registrations unless academically registered.  The residence registration-related information will be communicated to you by the Residence Division or consult the 2021 registration booklet

Finance Online Assistance Registration Enquiries and Processes

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I have a Financial block (FREG) and I am unable to register; how can I proceed with my registration?

Financial Clearance will be online and you will be e-mailed a link explaining the process.

Financial Clearance Rules

Local Students who pass 50% of the subjects registered and are progressing to the next academic level
• May complete a University AOD online based on a link that will be sent to your mycput account
• You will be required to upload a copy of ID,
• The documents will be reviewed and once all requirements are met the Financial Block will be removed and the student may register
• You will receive an e-mail notification regarding the status of your financial clearance to your mycput email account

Local Students who did not pass 50% of the subjects registered and not progressing to the next academic level

• Will be requested to pay HALF of their outstanding debt
• Complete an online debit order form and upload all the required documents as indicated on the form for the remaining balance over 10 months
• The debit order documents will be reviewed and once in order it will be captured and the financial block will be removed
• You will receive an e-mail notification regarding the status of your financial clearance to your mycput email account
• Student who owe R10 000 or less will be requested to are able to sign a debit order over 10 months

International Students

International Clearance must be completed before Financial Clearance may be considered, i.e. your International block must be removed before Financial Clearance may be granted.
• Will be requested to pay HALF of their outstanding balance
• Complete an online debit order upload all the required documents as indicated on the form for the remaining balance over 10 months
• The debit order documents will be reviewed and once in order it will be captured and the financial block will be removed
• You will receive an e-mail notification regarding the status of your financial clearance to your mycput email account

 

How will CPUT accommodate payment arrangements?

CPUT will enter into a payment arrangement via a Debit order. It is advisable to have the following documents to upload when completing the online Debit order form.

• Three (3) months latest bank statements
• Copy of student’s ID
• Copy of Account holder’s ID

 

My account has been handed over to the Debt Collectors, how can I register?

Students with outstanding debt who have not registered for the 2020 academic year and failed to make contact with Student Accounts are handed over to external Debt Collectors.

Students who have been handed over to debt collectors may make payment arrangements and make contact with nela@cput.ac.za and khumalot@cput.ac.za

 

How can I pay my outstanding fees?

The 2021 Registration process is online only and therefore all payments must be made via CPUT bank account

Bank Details:
ABSA Bank
Account Holder – CPUT
Account number – 4053548487
Branch code – 632005
REFERENCE – YOUR STUDENT NUMBER

 

How do I check my outstanding balance?

Login to SOS and click on

1. Student Enquiry
2. Summarised statement of Account
3. Your balance will be displayed

 

If I am funded by NSFAS will I have a Financial Block?


• All NSFAS students who qualify for funding and has received all Allowances will not have a Financial Block and will be able to register online

• All NSFAS funded students with outstanding 2020 NBA’s will not have a Financial Block and will be able to register online

 

If I have outstanding 2020 NSFAS funding decisions will I be able to register?

• Yes, you will be able to register but you will be required to complete a DHET AOD
• The form will be e-mailed to you by the Financial Aid officer handling your matter
• Once the form has been verified by the FAO, the Financial block will be removed and you will be notified via your mycput email account Herewith are the contact details of the FAO per campus:

Bellville Campus:
- Nina Soyekwa – A to MD (soyekwan@cput.ac.za)
- Cyrano Arries – ME to Z (arriesc@cput.ac.za)

District Six Campus:
- Eric Feleza – A to L (felezae@cput.ac.za)
- Patricia Faila – M (failap@cput.ac.za)
- Nozuko Bandla – N (siyolon@cput.ac.za)
- Acia Peters – O to Z (petersac@cput.ac.za)

Mowbray Campus:
- Yamkela Nodumo (nodumoy@cput.ac.za)
Wellington Campus:
- Alex Bannister (bannistera@cput.ac.za)

 

If I am funded by NSFAS Pre-funders (Disability, DMV, REAP, NSF General, TRC, DAFF and FPM) will I be able to register?

All students linked to 2020 NSFAS Pre-funders and has received all allowances will not have a Financial Block and will be able to register online

 

If I was funded by a Bursary for 2020 and my fees are still outstanding will I be able to register?

• Yes, however you must first contact your bursary officer who will check if your Donor/Sponsor has paid your outstanding fees:
- Curtis Pietersen (pietersencj@cput.ac.za)
- Nomakula Gama (gaman@cput.ac.za)
- Andisiwe Mrali (mralia@cput.ac.za) Post grad, Short Courses and International Funding

• If you are linked to SETA funding, contact your bursary officer who will verify the status of your funding with Advancement office:
- Cymantha Booysen (booysency@cput.ac.za)

Registration Online Assistance Enquiries and Processes

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General Enquiries

 

Do I have to report to campus for online assistance and/or online registrations? If I require assistance, what do I do?

In order to ensure compliance with COVID-19 protocols for Higher Education institutions, only off-campus registrations will be possible.

CPUT’s COVID-19 contingency plans may be accessed using the following link: https://www.cput.ac.za/about/covid-19

Online assistance/ General enquiries

Online assistance capacity has been increased for online registrations. Students who require off-campus assistance can contact the Call Centre or visit the following link for detailed contact information: https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries

CALL CENTRE (GENERAL ENQUIRIES):

For all queries related to admission status verification; how to access the online registration facility; registration dates; problems accessing the online registration link; etc., please call: 086 123 2788 / 021 959 6767

Login problems when logging onto the Student iEnabler (SOS)

 

How do I access my “myCPUT” email account?

New students will receive a "myCPUT" email account once they have registered. Students who were registered since 2012 will have a “myCPUT” email account, which will never expire.

If you still cannot log into your email account, then contact the Call Centre on 086 123 2788 or 021 959 6767

I get the error message "Error Creating PIN (No E-mail Address Available)"

Your PIN will be sent to you by SMS but you will not receive an email, as no e-mail address exists on your Biographical record.

Once you have registered, a "myCPUT" email account will be created for you.

I get the error message "PIN Requested Successfully (Error creating SMS). Your pin will be sent to your E-mail address. SMS error: Cell Number could not be derived"

The PIN will be sent to your e-mail address but you will not receive a SMS as no cell phone number exists on your biographical record. Check your “myCPUT” email for your PIN.

Note: Only student who were registered since 2012 will have a “myCPUT” email account. If you still cannot log into your email account, then contact the Call Centre on 086 123 2788 or 021 959 6767.

I get the message "Illegal Login""

You are either using the incorrect PIN, or you do not yet have a PIN.
Action required by Student:
Step 1: Verify the pin you have received by email/sms and enter the correct pin
Step 2: If this does not work, click on the request a pin button.
Only Students who were registered since 2012 will have a “myCPUT” email account. If you are registering at CPUT for the first time, then check your personal email address that you entered on the Application Form.

If you cannot log into your email account, then contact the Call Centre on 086 123 2788 or 021 959 6767.

I get the message "Pin requested successfully", when I have selected “Request a Pin”/”Forgot a Pin”, but I'm not receiving the Pin

Check your myCPUT email for pin. Your pin will only be forwarded to your myCPUT email. If you are registering at CPUT for the first time, then check your personal email address.

Note: Only student who were registered since 2012 will have a “myCPUT” email account. If you still cannot log into your email account, then contact the Call Centre on 086 123 2788 or 021 959 6767.

I get the message: "Maximum Unsuccessful Login Attempts Reached"

You have exceeded the maximum number of three (3) login attempts, and your account has been locked. Please contact the Call Centre on 086 123 2788 or 021 959 6767 to reset your login.

STAFFSUPPORT:
Re-set login by accessing STWEBM-13

PIN requested successfully, but not receiving the PIN

If you have selected “Request a PIN”/”Forgot a PIN” but are not receiving the PIN, then login to your myCPUT email to get it. If you have problems accessing, you myCPUT account then contact the Call Centre on 086 123 2788 or 021 959 6767

Note your PIN will only be forwarded to your myCPUT email account (if you are a returning student), or the email account that you filled in on your application form (if you have never studied at CPUT before, or not been registered since 2012). Your myCPUT email account will be created once you have registered.

I want to change my existing PIN

Enter your Student Number and existing Pin. Select “Change Pin”. Enter a New Pin by following the rules below for creating a pin:

• Pin length must ONLY be 5 numbers long (e.g. 24683) and must not start or end in a zero
• Must not contain any alphabetical characters (e.g. Aa369)
• No spaces allowed in the pin (e.g. 36 302)
• No adjacent repeating numbers (e.g. 11234) or simple sequences (e.g. 23456)

If you have problems accessing you myCPUT account then contact the Call Centre on 086 123 2788 or 021 959 6767

Welcoming for First Years

 

When is the Welcoming for First Year Students?

Refer to the 2021 Registration booklet – Page 4 downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration

The Vice-Chancellor of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology will address all registering first-year students. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the first-year welcoming will take the form of a virtual welcoming session. Further information will be displayed on the CPUT website closer to first-year registration timelines.

Orientation Information

 

When is Orientation for First Year Students?

Refer to the 2021 registration booklet – Page 4 downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration

Information regarding orientation will be communicated through the CPUT Orientation website: https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/orientation

Note that the Orientation for 2021 is still being arranged, and may be a virtual ceremony – please check the website for updated information.

Finance & Financial Blocks

 

Do I need to pay R3500 upfront payment for tuition and/or R1500 for residence accommodation, to be allowed to register?

Refer to 2021 registration booklet information Pages 11- 15 downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration

No. Students who are unable to pay the upfront payment of R3500 for tuition and R1500 for residence accommodation, will be allowed to register without the upfront payment, but must have paid off any fees owing (or made arrangements to pay). Students who are able to pay are encouraged to, and those who have already made the upfront payment will not be refunded, and the payment will contribute towards your fees.

I have a financial block (FREG) / Stop Registration. Minimum Credit message on my account. Will I be able to register?

No.

Refer to Questions and Answers as outlined under FAQ – Financial Clearance 2021
Also refer to 2021 registration booklet information Pages 11 – 15 downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration

A bursar is responsible for paying my registration and tuition fees. Will I be able to register or what is the process to be able to register?

Refer to Questions and Answers as outlined under FAQ – Financial Clearance 2021 Also refer to 2021 registration booklet information Pages 13 downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration

If a bursar is responsible for paying your registration and tuition fees, then you must provide a letter from them (on an official letterhead) as written confirmation that the account will be settled.

The letter must be emailed, preferably well in advance of the registration date, to:

Nomakula Gama (gaman@cput.ac.za)
Cymantha Booysen (booysency@cput.ac.za) and/ or
Mphumzi Rululu (rululum@cput.ac.za).
Mowbray Campus students, email the letter to Curtis Pietersen (pietersencj@cput.ac.za).

Please ensure that the letter is addressed to the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, and that the dates are correct.

What is the process for Staff / Family rebates?

Refer to CPUT website for details and to download the Staff Rebate Application form - https://www.cput.ac.za/study/fees

Application for rebates must be done annually during the registration period

Academic Exclusions

 

I have an academic exclusion block with a description “EXCLUDING STUDENT – QUALIFICATION/FACULTY LEVEL – Stop Registration. What is the process?

Please refer to the 2021 registration booklet - Academic Exclusions – Pages 9 and 19 downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration

Students will not be able to register until such time the academic exclusion indicator has been removed from your record (or expired) regardless of any other clearances obtained.

You can check your status by logging into SOS, and going to Academic Registration > Registration Restrictions and checking the section “Academic/ International Blocks”. Note that there will be a line for each Academic Block – if you have more than one block, each of these will be shown with the relevant Start and End dates. Once the End Date is reached, the block will expire, and will not stop you from continuing.

If a student feels there are extenuating circumstances, (for example a death in the family or illness) that could influence a decision on their re-admittance, the request for appeal must be submitted to the contact person whose name and email address was communicated to you in the letter informing you about the academic exclusion. The faculty will e-mail the necessary appeal documentation, the submission due date and any other information to the student’s CPUT email address. The student must submit the following via e-mail back to the person who has communicated with you:
1) Request a full Academic Record electronically (visit the website link: https://www.cput.ac.za/services/agc for further details),
2) Completed Request for Appeal Form
3) Any other supporting documentation as required
The respective Academic Department in the Faculty will communicate the outcome of the appeal to the student via the student’s CPUT email address.
The student will only be able to proceed with the registration process once the academic exclusion indicator has been removed provided that all other registration related clearances have also been completed.

Students who require off-campus assistance can contact the Call Centre or visit the following link for detailed contact information: https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries

Exemptions

 

How do I obtain credits (exemptions/recognitions) for subjects already passed?

Please refer to the 2021 registration booklet - Academic Exclusions – Pages 21 downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration

Students transferring from other another university or university of technology: Please submit your Statement of Results or Academic Record and a letter of good conduct from the other university to the respective Faculty. If you wish to apply for subject exemption or recognition, you should do so during registration.

The exemption/ recognition forms can be obtained from the Faculty Office. Applications for exemption or recognition must be submitted by 21 February 2021. These applications will be reviewed by a panel, and you should follow up to find out whether the application was successful. No late applications will be accepted.

Manual Registrations

 

What is the manual registration process for programmes that are unable to register online? I cannot register online. How to I request a manual registration? How to I register off-campus for programmes that cannot register online?

Please refer to the 2021 registration booklet – Off-campus manual academic registration process – Page 23 downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration

Off-campus manual registrations will only be possible for the following reasons:

1) Non-Degree Qualifications that are unable to register online as outlined in the faculty registration schedule.
2) Students who have attempted online registration, consulted the Faculty for assistance, and for whatever reasons (e.g. system not configured correctly, qualification/ subject related matters, etc.) cannot be resolved by the Faculty.

THE STEPS TO FOLLOW:

• The student must inform the Faculty via email by indicating the qualification he/ she wants to register for, or is having difficulties to register for online. Please refer to contact details accessible via the Online Assistance link above.
• The Faculty will email registration, indemnity and subject choice forms to the student.
• The student will complete and sign the indemnity, subject choice and registration forms. Please amend information, if required, and return via email to the Faculty.
o Off-campus payments should be done now (if required) before proceeding with the registration process.
o Students who made a deposit at a bank prior to the registration date, or have a letter from an employer or bursar, must please include this in your return of forms to the Faculty via email.
• Academic clearance will be conducted within the Faculty once the duly completed forms listed above have been received.
• Once academically cleared, the request for Financial Clearance will be forwarded to Finance. This is applicable to all students.
• Once financially cleared, the Admissions and Registration Centre will capture and process the registration manually on your behalf.
• Each student will receive a Proof of Registration and a Statement of Account for verification, together with the allocated CPUT student number.
• The student must sign both forms to testify that it is correct, and return these to the person who has provided the documentation, via email.
• Students who require off-campus assistance can contact the Call Centre or visit the following link for detailed contact information: https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries

Online Registrations

 

I have just received my 2020 NSC results, when can I register? I am a 1st time/1st year intake prospective student, when can I register?

Also refer to the 2021 Registration booklet – Academic Registration time frames – Page 2,8,10,22 downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration

First-year students

• Off-campus and online registration is scheduled from 1–12 March 2021.
• First-year students who have been fully accepted and are not awaiting final acceptance based on the recent 2020 NSC results may proceed with the registrations as early as 1 March 2021.
• First-year students with provisional acceptance based on the final 2020 NSC results:
• Faculties will conduct final acceptance based on the final 2020 NSC results from Monday, 1 March to Friday, 5 March 2021.
• Successful students will receive an automated sms indicating their final acceptance.

Please register immediately as spaces in programmes fill up quickly

Final acceptance

• First-year/ first-time students will only be able to register online if the admission status appears as “ACCEPTED/ ACCEPTED ON FINAL RESULTS”. You will not be able to register if your status reflects other statuses such as “Waiting List”, “Rejected”, “Course Full”, “Provisional Acceptance” or any “Incomplete” related statuses.
• Successful applicants will also receive an automated sms.
• You should track your status by accessing the tracking system on the CPUT website: https://www.cput.ac.za/study/track, or by logging into SOS, and going to “Student Enquiry” > “Academic Admission Status”
• Note that there will be a line for each year you have applied, so make sure the year is the current year. If you applied for more than one qualification in a year, then each will be shown.

Off-campus and academic online registration

• Registrations will only be conducted off-campus and online.
• Students will not be able to register unless you have been given online registration permission to register (WEBR indicator), and have received all clearances as outlined above. The start and end date of this indicator must be active at the date you are registering. Please refer to the 8-step online registration on page 22.
• Please refer to the off-campus manual registration process for those programmes that have not been identified for online registration elsewhere in this booklet.

Students who require off-campus assistance can contact the Call Centre or visit the following link for detailed contact information: https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries

I get the message "Access to this option has been denied until all Academic Registration Rules and Regulations have been accepted".

You need to complete all previous requirements before running this option. Please see the following option(s): Rules and Regulations

You have proceeded to “Submit Registration” process without accepting the online” Academic Rules and Regulations”.

You must select “Academic Rules and Regulations” process first, read the documentation, scroll down to the bottom of the document and then select the ”Accept” button at the bottom of the document before proceeding to the next step, “Submit Registration”

I get the message "The institution has not permitted the use of this option to you as yet. Please contact us with any queries".

REGISTRATION TMELINES:

Registration time frames may vary. Please refer to the 2021 Registration booklet – Faculty specific registration schedule for the commencement and end date for registrations (from page 36).

Also refer to the 2021 Registration booklet – Academic Registration time frames – Page 2 – 3 downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration

First-year students

• Off-campus and online registration is scheduled from 1–12 March 2021.
• First-year students who have been fully accepted and are not awaiting final acceptance based on the recent 2020 NSC results may proceed with the registrations as early as 1 March 2021.
• First-year students with provisional acceptance based on the final 2020 NSC results:
• Faculties will conduct final acceptance based on the final 2020 NSC results from Monday, 1 March to Friday, 5 March 2021.
• Successful students will receive an automated sms indicating their final acceptance.

Please register immediately as spaces in programmes fill up quickly

Returning students
• Off-campus and online registrations vary from faculty to faculty. Some programmes have been identified to commence with off-campus registrations (but with no assistance) from as early as Monday, 11 January 2021.
• Registration time frames may vary. Please refer to the detailed registration schedule for the commencement and end date for registrations (from page 36). 3
• Postgraduate Registration (MTech/ Master’s/ MEd & DTech/ Doctoral/ DEd programmes) closing dates:
o Returning students (Full Research M and D programmes) 12 April 2021 MTech/ Masters (Course-based programmes) 12 April 2021
o First-time registering students (Full Research M and D programmes) 31 May 2021

REASONS FOR NOT BEING ABLE TO REGISTER WITHIN ABOVE TIMELINES:

Student cannot register online due to various reasons given below:

• Your faculty has not given you permission to register online due to any of the following reasons:
o You are trying to register for the Qualification and Offering type outside the Registration period (refer to the Online Registration Booklet), and/or
o The Qualification Code and Offering Type (e.g. Full-time, Part-time, etc.) has not been selected for online registrations – refer to ONLINE Registration Booklet (http://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration)

If none of these reasons apply, then contact the Faculty Office, or if this cannot be sorted out by email or phone, report to the Registration Point on campus. Refer to the Registration Booklet on the CPUT website (http://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration).

If none of the above reasons apply, please contact the Call Centre or visit the following link for detailed contact information: https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries

STAFF SUPPORT:

Step 1: Verify the Qualification Code & Offering Type has been identified for online Registrations.
Step 2: Verify the Registration period for the Qualification Code and Offering Type
Step 3: Create a WEBR indicator with the valid start and end date or update the existing WEBR indicator details

I get the message: "No admitted application(s) are currently available for selection by you. Please contact the institution with any queries".

Please refer to the 2021 registration booklet - Pages 2, 8 downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration

Student will not be able to register yet due to the Admission Status and/or student admitted to an offering type not selected for online registrations.

Final acceptance

• First-year/ first-time students will only be able to register online if the admission status appears as “ACCEPTED/ ACCEPTED ON FINAL RESULTS”.
• You will not be able to register if your status reflects other statuses such as “Waiting List”, “Rejected”, “Course Full”, “Provisional Acceptance” or any “Incomplete” related statuses.
• Successful applicants will also receive an automated sms.
• You should track your status by accessing the tracking system on the CPUT website: https://www.cput.ac.za/study/track, or by logging into SOS, and going to “Student Enquiry” > “Academic Admission Status”
• Note that there will be a line for each year you have applied, so make sure the year is the current year. If you applied for more than one qualification in a year, then each will be shown.

STAFF SUPPORT:

Step 1: Faculty Office to verify the validity of the Admission Status Code of the student on SNAPPA-3. If necessary, update the Admission Status Code. If the existing Admission Status Code is leading to: “Unconditionally Accepted”, then proceed to step 2.
Step 2: ARC to check if the Cycle W for Year/Block/Offering Type exists and or is open (SMNT-2). If not, update accordingly or proceed to step 3.
Step3: Request HEMIS department to verify the “Allow iEnabler” for the Offering Type on GCS-5. Student should proceed to registration point at the campus if the Offering Type has not been selected for online registrations.

I get the message: "Registration at the institution is currently closed. Please contact us with any queries".

REGISTRATION TMELINES:

Registration time frames may vary. Please refer to the 2021 Registration booklet downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration – Faculty specific registration schedule for the commencement and end date for registrations (from page 36).

The system is not available for online registrations. Verify the online registration period for your Qualification and Offering type

If the registration is within the set registration period (dates and times), then contact Call Centre on 086 123 2788 or 021 959 6767 or visit the following link for detailed contact information: https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries

STAFF SUPPORT:

Step 1: Call Centre to log a call with the message, Student Number, Contact Number, Qualification Code and Offering Type
Step 2: ARC to verify the registration period allowed for the Qualification and Offering Type. If the Qualification Code and Offering Type is allowed, then proceed with Step 3
Step 3: ARC to verify that Cycle W exists for Year/Block Code and Offering Type on SMNT-2. If not, create the cycle combination.
Step 4: If the Cycle W for the Year/Block Code and Offering Type exist, then verify the start and end date of the cycle and update accordingly.

I get the message: “Qualification Code – Qualification Name” Qualification Offering Type Combination invalid".

The Qualification you are admitted for is not active for the Year/Qualification Code/Offering Type

Action required by Student:

Contact the Call Centre on 086 123 2788 or 021 959 6767 or visit the following link for detailed contact information: https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries

STAFF SUPPORT:

Step 1: Faculty Office to verify that the Qualification Code and Offering Type has been identified for online Registration. If so, proceed to next step
Step 2: Verify if the Year/Qualification Code/Offering Type is set to YES on SACAD-13b4
Step 3: If not, then forward a request to MIS (HEMIS) to activate the combination.

I get the message: “Qualification code – Qualification Name” Student currently prevented from registration. This combination of “Qualification code – Qualification Name/Offering Type/Block Code” is no longer available for registration via the iEnabler”.

You cannot register due to the Qualification Code/Block Code and Offering Type being inactivated for online registrations purposes

Action required by Student:

Contact the Call Centre on 086 123 2788 or 021 959 6767 or visit the following link for detailed contact information: https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries

STAFF SUPPORT:

Step 1: Faculty Office to verify the Qualification Code, Offering Type has been identified for online registrations
Step 2: If yes, verify the “Allow iEnabler” indicator on SACAD-13b5.
Step 3: If the Allow iEnabler indicator is incorrect, request the MIS (HEMIS) department to update the Allow iEnabler indicator to YES on SACAD-13b5
Step 4: If it is correctly set to NO, then assist student with online via e-mail communication or a call.

I have selected the “Submit Registration” process but the incorrect Qualification Code and/or Offering Type and/or Block Code and/or Period of Study is displayed. How do I change this information?

You have been admitted for the incorrect Qualification Code and/or Offering Type and/or Block Code and/or Period of Study.

Action required by Student:

Contact the Call Centre on 086 123 2788 or 021 959 6767 or visit the following link for detailed contact information: https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries

STAFF SUPPORT:

Step 1: Verify the validity of the Qualification Code and/or Offering Type and/or Block Code and/or Period of Study of the student.
Step 2: If incorrectly admitted, then update the Admission record detail on SNAPPA-3 if necessary.
Step 3: If correctly admitted, then assist student with online via e-mail communication or a call.

Proof of Registration

 

How do I print a Proof of Registration for my own use?

DURING ONLINE REGISTRATION PROCESS:

• Follow the 8-step-by-step guide for online academic registrations as outlined in the 2021 Registration booklet, pages 24 – 29, downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration

AFTER ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS BEEN CONCLUDED:

• In the SOS system, go to "Student Enquiry" then click "Proof of Registration - PDF".
• You can either print this, or save to your computer.

How do I obtain a Proof of Registration stamped and signed by CPUT? I need an official Proof of Registration for Medical Aid and Funding purposes. How do I obtain this?

• In the SOS system, go to "Student Enquiry" then click "Proof of Registration - PDF".
• Save it and submit the PDF document via e-mail to the contact details for the Admissions and Registration Centre division requesting an official Proof of Registration
• For detailed contact information visit https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries

Additions/amendments/cancellation of subjects and enrolment

 

How do I add a subject(s) after I have submitted my registrations? How do I cancel a subject(s) after I have submitted by registrations? How do I cancel (de-register) my full studies (enrolment)?

Refer to the 2021 Registration booklet pages 30 – 31 downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration

In the SOS system, go to "Academic Registration Amendments"

ADDING A SUBJECT:

• To add a subject, select the Add Subjects to a Registration option, then double click on the blue highlighted qualification (NDMCHE in the example below), then select the subject(s) and follow the same process as you did when you registered (Step 6).
• NB: If the subject you are adding has prerequisite subjects, then YOU MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR THESE SUBJECTS AT THE SAME TIME.

CANCELLING A SUBJECT:

• To cancel a subject select the Subjects Cancellation option, then double click on the blue highlighted qualification (NDMCHE in the example above), then select the subject(s).
• You must select a reason for cancelling for each of the subjects (you will not be able to continue until you do), then click the Save Subject Cancellation button.
• If you want to cancel ALL your subjects, then use the Qualification Cancellation option.

IMPORTANT:

• If the subject you are cancelling is a prerequisite for a higher subject, then THE HIGHER LEVEL SUBJECT WILL ALSO BE CANCELLED AT THE SAME TIME.
• A red cross is shown if you cannot cancel the subject, e.g. if it is after the deadline for cancellations, or you already have results for that subject.
• If you have cancelled a subject, and would like to re-register for it, you need to UNCANCEL the subject using the Manual Amendment Form – you cannot add it online – see error message below.

CANCELLING A QUALIFICATION: To add a qualification, select the Qualification Cancellation option, double click on the blue highlighted qualification (NDMCHE in the example above), then select the qualification. You must select a reason for cancelling for each of the subjects (you will not be able to continue until you do), then click the Save Qualification Cancellations button.

IMPORTANT:

• If you cancel a qualification, then ALL your subjects will also be cancelled!
• A red cross is shown if you cannot cancel the qualification, e.g. if it is after the deadline for cancellations or you already have results for a subject in that qualification.
• Note that if you have cancelled a qualification, and would like to re-register for it, you need to UNCANCEL the qualification using the Manual Amendment Form – you cannot register for this qualification again online.

Note that after making changes, you can reprint your new Proof of Registration

How do I re-register after I have cancelled my registration (enrolment)? How do I re-register (add) a subject(s) that has been cancelled?


• Refer to the 2021 Registration booklet pages 30 – 31 downloadable from https://www.cput.ac.za/students/about/registration
IMPORTANT:
• If you cancel a qualification, then ALL your subjects will also be cancelled!
• Note that if you have cancelled a qualification/subject(s), and would like to re-register for it, you need to UNCANCEL the qualification/subject(s) by following a Manual Amendment Form process – you cannot register for this qualification/subject(s) online again.
• Please submit your request for uncancelling of your enrolment and/or subject(s) to the respective Faculty staff as outlined in the link https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries

What is the cut-off date for deregistration or any amendments?

Amendment timelines are published in the 2021 Rules and Regulations guide (currently under construction)

Student Cards

 

I have registered, how can I obtain a student card?

The Protection Service Division will be available for printing of student cards as from 1 March 2021 at the following campuses: District 6, Bellville, Mowbray and Wellington campuses.