Navigating Your CPUT Journey: A Guide to Student Online Services (SOS)

Navigating Your CPUT Journey: A Guide to Student Online Services (SOS)

For students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), Student Online Services (SOS) is a vital gateway to managing your academic life. This user-friendly online platform empowers you to perform a variety of tasks, streamlining your university experience.

What can you do with CPUT SOS?

  • Registration: The cornerstone of SOS is its seamless registration process. You can pre-register for courses, finalize your registration, and even print proof of registration – all from the comfort of your own device.
  • Academic Enquiries: Need to track your academic progress or check your admission status? SOS provides a convenient platform to access this information.
  • Student Administration: Manage various student administration tasks such as updating your personal details or requesting transcripts through SOS.

How to access CPUT SOS:

  1. Visit the CPUT website and navigate to the “Students” tab.
  2. Click on the “Student Online Services (SOS)” link or visit
  3. Login using your student number and Personal Identification Number (PIN). If you haven’t obtained your PIN yet, you can retrieve it on the same webpage

Getting Help with CPUT SOS:

For any questions or assistance regarding CPUT SOS, you can reach out to the friendly CPUT Helpdesk through the following channels:


  • Keep your student number and PIN confidential to ensure secure access to SOS.
  • Regularly check the SOS portal for important updates and announcements from the university.

By utilizing CPUT SOS effectively, you can navigate your academic journey at CPUT with greater ease and efficiency.

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