Am I a Returning Student?
A returning student is someone who has:
- If you were previously enrolled in a degree-seeking undergraduate program at Florida A&M University and have been absent for two or more consecutive semesters (not including summer); or
- If you have been academically suspended or dismissed; or
- If you withdrew from Florida A&M University and have been absent for two or more consecutive semesters (not including summer); or
- If you have earned a baccalaureate degree from Florida A&M University and is currently pursuing a 2nd bachelor's degree.
|Spring*||January 30, 2019||November 1, 2019|
|Summer*||June 15, 2019||March 1, 2020|
|Fall*||June 15, 2019||May 1, 2020|
*Applications submitted after the deadline may be considered for a future term.
Readmission Application Process
- If you have attended any college or university since you were last enrolled at Florida A&M University, you must have a 2.00 or higher average (as computed by FAMU) on all work attempted at each institution. Be aware that grades received at other institutions are not averaged with grades received at FAMU for the purpose of meeting this university's grade point average requirements. You also must be in good standing and eligible to return to each institution previously attended.
- Returning students who attend another institution of higher education since you were last enrolled at Florida A&M University must submit transcripts from all accredited institutions for credit evaluation and determination of continued admissibility.
- You must disclose any conduct you have experienced scholastically or other authorities since your last enrollment at Florida A&M University, your application for readmission may be denied if failure to comply.
- If you are not pursuing a 2nd bachelor's degree; you will be asked to indicate the academic program of your last enrollment at Florida A&M University, and you will be readmitted into the academic program last enrolled. The Admission’s Office does not change academic programs for returning students whom is not pursuing a 2nd bachelor's degree. You must contact the University Registrar’s Office for academic program changes procedures.
- The Admission’s Office does not change names or residency for returning students. You must contact the University Registrar’s Office for name and residency changes procedures.. Students residing outside of the State of Florida for more than twelve continuous months may be required to provide documentation of their residency status.
- The undergraduate readmission application is available online only. Applications must be received in the Office of Admissions by the readmission deadline shown above. A $20 nonrefundable application fee is required.
A student placed on final suspension from the University for academic reasons must remain out for a minimum of one academic year, but may petition for readmission during the second semester of the suspension.
Any student placed on final suspension whom earn their Associate of Arts degree before returning to FAMU and maintains a 2.00 or higher average (as computed by FAMU) on all work attempted at each institution and is in good standing and eligible to return to each institution previously attended may be eligible for readmissions and may not have to file a petition for readmissions.
Petition for Readmission Procedure
Any petition for readmission must be filed at least six (6) weeks prior to the beginning of the semester in which the student wishes to enroll.
A student's admission file must contain:
- An application for readmission.
- A letter of petition for readmission from the student.
- Letters of recommendation from:
- The Academic Advisor
- The Departmental Chairperson
- The Dean of the School/College
- Individualized Academic Plan from Academic Department
- Any other supportive letters or documents
- A copy of the student’s transcript is obtained from the Registrar’s Office by the Admissions Office.
- Exception to the above mentioned procedure is not required if the student has been awarded a degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.
The student's file is forwarded to the University Admissions Committee for review. The Committee will recommend approval or disapproval to the Office of Admissions. The decision made on the student's appeal is final. An official acceptance or denial is mailed to the student.
A student who has been permanently suspended (dismissed) from the University for academic reasons must remain out until they have earned their Associate of Arts degree before applying for readmissions to FAMU and maintains a 2.00 or higher average (as computed by FAMU) on all work attempted at each institution and is in good standing and eligible to return to each institution previously attended.