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.

Please Note: Due to tremendous departmental growth and the difficulty to maintain existing student course demands, the following majors are not accepting petitions for academic reinstatement. Please contact the  major departments directly with any questions. Academic Advising Programs is available to assist with exploration of alternative majors.

  • BS in Computer Science
  • BS in Computer Information Systems
  • BA in Social Work (Beginning Fall 2018 Reinstatement Cycle)

To return Fall 2017 submit:

1. Readmission application: October - November 2016
2. Application for Reinstatement:  Friday, April 7, 2017

     **Work In Progress Forms Deadline: Friday, April 21, 2017 5:00 pm
          Submit Work In Progress forms to SSC 220 or upload documents via the Reinstatement Petition Portal.

To return Spring 2018 submit:

1. Readmission application: August 2017
2. Application for Reinstatement: September 15, 2017

     **Online Reinstatement Appeal will be available August 2017

To return Fall 2018 submit:

1. Readmission application: October - November 2017
2. Application for Reinstatement:  April 2018

     **Online Reinstatement Appeal will be available March 2018

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 2018 return:
      • apply to the University in October/November 2017
      • submit Petition for Reinstatement by stated deadline in April 2018

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 2018 reinstatement:
      • apply to the University in August 2017
      • submit Petition for Reinstatement by stated deadline in September 2017

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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