Students who are Readmitting to Defend and Complete Degree this Semester, but do not Qualify for Start of Semester Defense Exception (SSDE):

  • The student has an overall GPA of 3.0 or better and a 3.0 or better on the Plan of Study.  All   courses on the Plan of Study will be completed by the end of the semester; all grades on the Plan of Study are C- or better. (If there are grade issues, a letter from the department     needs to explain how those grade issues will be resolved by the end of the semester).

If the student has a previously approved Plan of Study: The department verifies that the Plan of Study has been reexamined by the student's Advisory Committee and continues to be acceptable. Or, if any of the following are needed, the forms are to be included with the Readmission application:

Plan of Study Change

Change of Committee

Justification of Old Coursework if any courses on the Plan of Study are more than 5 years old.

If the student does not have a Plan of Study, a POS that would allow the student to complete the degree within the semester needs to be submitted electronically at the time of the Readmission application.

Note:  Students readmitting in this framework must be enrolled in 3 credits.  

The application for readmission must be received as a complete packet.

 

Students Readmitting to take Classes and Continue with Degree (degree completion will not be this semester):

 

  • The student has an overall GPA of 3.0 or better and a 3.0 or better on the Plan of Study.  (If  there are grade issues a letter from the department needs to explain how those grade issues will be resolved by the end of the semester).
  • If the student has a previously approved Plan of Study: The department verifies that the Plan of Study has been re-examined by the student's Advisory Committee and continues to be acceptable. Or, if any of the following are needed, the forms are to be included with the Readmission application:
    • Plan of Study Change
    • Change of Committee
    • Justification of Old Coursework if any courses on the Plan of Study are more than 5 years old.

            If some necessary materials can't be submitted at the time of Readmission, a Hold will be                 placed on future semester enrollment pending receipt and approval of those materials.

  • If the student does not have a Plan of Study but has completed 15 credits toward the masters or 24 credits for the doctorate, the department should supply a copy of a letter to the student indicating that the Plan of Study must be submitted to the Graduate School and approved within the semester of readmission.  A Hold will be placed on future semester enrollment pending receipt and approval of the Plan of Study.
  • The application for readmission must be received as a complete packet.