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Returning Students

Undergraduate students returning after a leave of absence of at least one full semester (excluding summer) or after an academic suspension will need to submit the Undergraduate Reactivation/Petition for Readmission form.

Graduate level students must contact the College of Graduate School and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Application processing timeline:

Returning
Semester
Processing
Begins
Fall/SummerMarch 15
SpringOctober 15

 

Details

Returning After a Leave of Absence

Allow 15 business days for processing based on the timeline above.  Students will be emailed once processing is complete.

  • Transcripts

    • If students have enrolled in courses at another institution since leaving NDSU, official transcripts must be sent from each institution to the Office of Registration and Records.  Returning students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all NDSU and transfer coursework to be readmitted. (If a student has been out of attendance for 5 or more years, all former transcripts need to be resent to NDSU.)

Students who are readmitted will receive an email detailing next steps, such as:

Returning military students should notify the Military and Veterans Certification Office at ndsu.veterans@ndsu.edu

Returning After an Academic Suspension

Students who return after an academic suspension need to submit an Undergraduate Reactivation/Petition for Readmission form at least 30 business days in advance of the semester start date. These forms are then referred to the Progress Committee for review.

Students applying for readmission will need to provide an explanation of change using the prompts on page 2 of the form. This explanation for change should be attached to the online form. The review process can take approximately 30 business days. Students will receive an email once processing is complete.

  • Transcripts

    • If students have enrolled in courses at another institution since leaving NDSU, have official transcripts from each institution sent to the Office of Registration and Records.  Returning students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all NDSU and transfer coursework to be readmitted. (If a student has been out of attendance for 5 or more years, all former transcripts need to be resent to NDSU.)

Students who are readmitted will receive an email detailing next steps, such as:


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NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
Office of Registration and Records
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7981 / Toll Free: +1 (800) 608-6378 / Fax: (701) 231-8959
Campus address: Ceres Hall 110
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