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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I contact the CSE Director, Dr. Khalil Dajani?

The best way to contact Dr. Dajani is to email him directly at We strongly encourage you to email him first. In your email include details of why you want to meet and/ or speak with him. Please send all email requests and questions with a sufficient amount of time to receive a response. 

Who is my CSE faculty advisor?

Please refer to the Advising tab on CSE’s website. Once there, locate the link that is titled 2022-2023 Advising List. You should be able to locate your name and the CSE faculty advisor assigned to you. If you do not see your name on the list, please contact the CSE office.

Can I change my CSE faculty advisor?

Yes, please send an email to our Director/Chair, Dr. Khalil Dajani at, requesting an advisor change along with a brief explanation as to why you would like to change your CSE advisor

How do I contact my CSE faculty advisor?

The best way to contact your advisor regarding classes, credits, PAWS Reports, etc., is to email them directly. The CSE office is unable to schedule an appointment with your CSE advisor, so it is strongly encouraged to email your advisor first. All CSE faculty and staff have their email addresses listed on the CSE website under the Faculty and Staff tab.

I have an advising hold, how do I clear that hold?

You must reach out to your CSE faculty advisor in order to have the hold removed. The CSE office cannot remove the hold without your advisor’s permission.

How can I enroll into a class that I have not met a pre-requisite for?

You must obtain permission from the instructor who will be teaching that specific course. You may do this by filling out a permission request form which can be located online on the Office of the Registrar’s website. Please scroll until you find the Permission Request section. Once there, it will provide you with a step by step tutorial on how to fill out the form. It is up to the instructor whether or not you may enroll into the class, the CSE office cannot enroll you without the instructor’s permission.

I have already met a pre-requisite for a class I am trying to enroll in, however I am not able to enroll into the course. What do I do?

Please direct this question to your CSE faculty advisor. They have access to your PAWS Report and should be able to help you.

How do I enroll into a class that is waitlisted?

Add yourself to the course’s waitlist if it is not already full. If the waitlist is full, you may reach out to the instructor to see about adding the class. It is up to the instructor as to how many students are able to enroll in their class. The CSE office cannot enroll you into a class without permission from the instructor.

What is the status of my application?

Unfortunately, the CSE office does not have access to this information.

  • If you are an Undergraduate student, please reach out to the Admissions office at (909) 537-5188.
  • If you are an International student please reach out to (909) 537-5193.
  • If you are a Graduate student, please email Dr. Ronald Salloum at
How can I change my major?

You may fill out the form to change your major/minor that is located on the Office of the Registrar’s website. Click for instructions with a step by step tutorial on how to fill out the form.

I’m adding a class and it says that I need department consent, how do I obtain consent?

In your MyCoyote, under My Academics there will be a tile that says Permission Request. Create a new request and follow along with the prompt to submit your permission request form. Please be patient as the appropriate parties will need to review your request and either approve or deny. Once approved, you may enroll in the course.

How can I receive more information about internships?

Please refer to the Internships tab on CSE's website.

How can I receive more information about the master’s project?

Schedule an advising appointment with the Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Ronald Salloum ( 

How do I submit a permission request and what is the process after I submit the request?

Students can follow the steps in the "How to Guide" to submit Permission Requests. Your request will be sent to the instructor of the course for approval, then to the CSE Director, Dr. Khalil Dajani. An email will be sent to your Coyote email with the status of your permission request.