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Reinstatement to the University

Reinstatement Application Online Submission  & Deadlines

Your appeal will be reviewed by the academic status committee for your intended major. Committee members look for clear evidence that you have resolved the problems which led to your academic difficulty.

  •  The deadline to apply for Fall 2016 reinstatement has passed, the deadline was April 1, 2016. 

To return Spring 2017 submit:

1. Readmission application: August 2016
2. Application for Reinstatement:  Friday, September 16, 2016

     **Work In Progress Forms Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2016 5:00 pm

To return Fall 2017 submit:

1. Readmission application: Oct/Nov 2016
2. Application for Reinstatement: April 2017 *Specific Date TBA

     **Online Reinstatement Appeal will be available March 2017

Reinstatement Timelines

Disqualified students are eligible for admission and enrollment one academic year (two complete semesters) following their disqualification.

Fall Term Reinstatements

  • Apply for readmission to the University in October/November the year prior to the desired return.
  • Formally Petition for Reinstatement to the University in April (specific deadline varies by semester)
    • For example, if interested in Fall 2017 return:
      • apply to the University in October/November 2016
      • submit Petition for Reinstatement by stated deadline in April 2017

Spring Term Reinstatements

  • Apply for readmission to the University in August the year prior to desired return.
  • Formally Petition for Reinstatement to the University in September the year prior to desired return (specific deadline varies by semester)
    • For example, if interested in Spring 2017 reinstatement:
      • apply to the University in August 2016
      • submit Petition for Reinstatement by stated deadline in September 2016

Application for Reinstatement Documentation

  • Appeal Letter
  • Transcripts for work completed outside of CSU, Chico since disqualification
    • Saved electronically, ready to upload to your appeal.
  • Work-In-Progress forms for current term
    • May be submitted to Academic Advising Programs SSC 220 two weeks after appeal deadline

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