Computer Science Student Forms

Note: Currently all forms are in PDF format; incomplete forms will not be processed. (Very few forms are available in the department office.)

 

Registration Forms

Advising & Graduation Forms

Certificate Program Applications

Be advised the following is a fillable form PDF.  If you are using Firefox or Chrome, PDF fillable forms can no longer be filled out in the browser.  The form must be downloaded and opened in Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader and the Adobe Acrobat/Reader security prompt "Enable All Features" must be clicked to properly view and edit the form.  As of 2016, Internet Explorer 11 still supports fillable form PDFs in the browser.  Web-compatible, non-fillable PDF form has also been provided.

  • Application for Graduate Certificate(s):
    The Computer Science graduate program offers advanced certificates in the following areas: Computer Architecture, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks and Communications, Data Management Systems, Data Mining, Information Assurance and Security, Intelligent Systems, Software Engineering, Systems Software.

International Student Letters

  • BS Request for Optional Practical Training Letter
  • MS Request for Optional Practical Training Letter Process - please use the correct form below that applies to you. Allow 1-2 weeks processing time.
    • Step 1: You will need to fill in the requested information and save the document as a .pdf.
    • Step 2: Email the saved document AND unofficial CSUS transcripts to cscreg@ecs.csus.edu (Subject Line: CSC request for OPT letter).
    • Step 3: The department will print on letterhead and get Dr. Ouyang's signature for you.
    • Step 4: You will be notified when the letter is ready to be picked up. If the letter will be picked up by a friend, please mention this when you are contacted to pick up.
OPT for MS in CSC - female OPT for MS in CSC - male OPT for MS in SE - female OPT for MS in SE - male


  • MS Skills Verification Letter Process - Allow 1-2 weeks processing time.
    • Step 1: Send an individual email for each skill {Subject Line: CSC request for MS Skills letter} to your Instructor of record, including Dr. Ouyang and cscreg@ecs.csus.edu. Please include you unoffical CSUS transcripts. After the instructor approves the skill, THEN Dr. Ouyang will approve the content of the letter.
    • Step 2: Dr. Ouyang will inform the department that a letter can be created for you.
      ***NOTE: processing timeline may be delayed during January and June-August due to faculty limited availability via email.***
    • Step 3: The department will print on letterhead (sample) and get Dr. Ouyang's signature for you.
    • Step 4: You will be notified when the letter is ready to be picked up. If the letter will be picked up by a friend, please mention this when you are contacted to pick up.

  • MS Degree Verification Letter Process - Allow 1-2 weeks processing time
    • Step 1: Send an email {Subject Line: CSC MS degree status letter} to Dr. Ouyang and cscreg@ecs.csus.edu. Be sure to include your Thesis/Project receipt, without this documentation, the department will not provide a letter.
    • Step 2: The department will print on letterhead (sample) and get Dr. Ouyang's signature for you.
    • You will be notified when the letter is ready to be picked up. If the letter will be picked up by a friend, please mention this when you are contacted to pick up.

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