Resuming study in the same degree program you left

  • If absent from the university for less than three consecutive academic sessions (including spring, summer, and fall; excluding the winter session), contact your departmental adviser.
  • If you have been absent more than 12 months, complete the Application for Readmission to a Graduate Program.

Applying to a program in a different academic department or changing your degree objective

  • If you have been absent from the university for less than three consecutive academic sessions (spring, summer, and fall; excluding the winter session) and want to apply to a different graduate program (or seek a different degree objective) than the one you left, complete the Request for Change of Graduate College Status (PDF)
  • If you have been absent more than three consecutive academic sessions and want to apply to a different graduate program (or change your degree objective in the same area of study), complete the Application for Readmission to a Graduate Program.

Switching from a graduate program to a professional program

  • Complete a new application for admission to the professional degree program, regardless of how long you have been absent from the university.
  • Review the list of Graduate & Professional Degree Programs to determine the admission requirements for the degree you seek.