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Readmission of Previously Admitted Student

Returning students (also called reactivating students) have previously attended NDSU and are returning after a leave of absence of at least one full semester (excludes summer) or are returning following an academic suspension. Returning undergraduate students should begin the reactivation process with the Office of Registration and Records at a minimum of 30 business days prior to their expected return so that records may be adequately reviewed and updated to permit further registration. Refer to the Undergraduate Reactivation/Petition for Readmission form for complete submission deadlines. Returning graduate students should contact the Graduate College for information on returning from a leave of absence.

Students who have enrolled in courses at other institutions since leaving NDSU must arrange for official transcripts to be sent to the Office of Registration and Records, NDSU Dept. 2831, P.O. Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050. Failure to list all colleges, universities, and schools attended while away from NDSU may result in denial of readmission, rescission of admission, dismissal, loss of credit(s), or other appropriate sanctions. Returning students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 in all NDSU and transfer coursework to be considered for readmission.

NDSU reserves the right to refuse readmission or re-enrollment, or to place conditions on readmission or re-enrollment of former students who NDSU determines represent a safety risk to NDSU students, employees or property. Undergraduate re-applicants have the right to appeal any decision to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs within seven calendar days of receipt of the denying readmission.  Graduate applicants may appeal any decision to the Dean of the Graduate College within the same time frame.