Academic Dismissal Overview

If you were academically dismissed from the University, you must apply and be approved for reinstatement before returning. You must submit a completed reinstatement application, including the required essays, transcripts from coursework taken elsewhere since dismissal, and any optional supplemental information that will be helpful to the your application, before the application deadline.

You should also carefully consider whether you are ready to return to the University prior to applying for reinstatement. The Faculty Petition Board often requires students to enroll elsewhere and earn a minimum GPA/credit level before applying again. Many times the board believes it is in the studentís best interest to pursue a degree elsewhere.

If you are reinstated, you must earn a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 by the end of your first semester of reinstatement or you will be academically dismissed again. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog for additional information about the Academic Probation and Dismissal policy.

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