Planning for Readmission

Readmission Rules:

The following rules apply to students planning on returning to the University of Connecticut after have been scholastically dismissed:

  • Readmission to the University is never guaranteed.
  • Students who are dismissed are required to take time away from the University of Connecticut. Please note that summer and winter sessions are not included in the semester calculations:
    • Students who are dismissed for the first time will not be approved for readmission less than two semesters after their dismissal.
    • Students who are dismissed for the second time will not be approved for readmission less than eight semesters after their dismissal.
    • Students who are dismissed for a third time will not be readmitted to the University
  • Application for readmission is through the Dean of Students.
  • Students’ discipline and criminal history will be evaluated before readmission is approved.
  • Students must show evidence that they can be academically successful upon their return. This includes taking courses as a non-degree student, either at the University of Connecticut or at an external institution.
  • Each academic program sets its own scholastic criteria for readmission. Contact the school, college or campus to which you intend to apply to to determine the academic requirements for readmission. 
  • Students must show that that they have resolved the personal and academic issues that led to their dismissal.
  • Students who plan to apply for financial aid may be required to complete a Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal. Please go to the Office of Student Financial Aid Services for information on the SAP policy.
  • Students returning from dismissal will remain on scholastic probation while either their semester or cumulative GPA is below 2.0.
  • Students will follow the catalog requirements for the catalog year to which they have been readmitted.
  • If a student has taken courses which are eight or more years old, permission from the student’s dean or designee must be sought to apply those courses to their degree record.
  • Students are encouraged to meet with a non-degree advisor to discuss their plans for readmission.

 

Checklist for Preparing for Readmission

  1. If you wish to take courses at the University of Connecticut as a non-degree student you will need to complete a a non-degree application each semester before you register. Visit the Non-Degree and Visiting Student Services website for information on how to apply. Please keep in mind that non-degree course applications can take some time, so you should begin this process as soon as possible.
  2. Meet with a non-degree advisor to discuss your plans for readmission and to get permission to take up to 8 credits of non-degree courses at UConn each semester. If you wish to take courses at another institution please meet with them to discuss whether and how they will transfer back to UConn.
  3. During the semester prior to your returning, apply for readmission through the Dean of Students. Please keep in mind that grades for all non-degree courses must be posted before you will be approved for readmission.