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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.