Returning Students

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.

 Application Deadlines

Semester Application Availability Deadlines
Fall 2021* June 15, 2020 **June 15, 2021
Spring 2022* March 1, 2021 November 1, 2021
Summer 2022* June 15, 2021 March 1, 2022
Fall 2022* June 15, 2021 May 1, 2022

*Applications submitted after the deadline may be considered for a future term.

**Extended deadline date.


 

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 @ 850.599.3115 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 @ 850.599.3115 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.

 

Academic Warning, Probation, and Suspension Process

If a student has been placed on academic warning, probation, and/or suspended from the University, in order to return they must:

  1. Academic Warning or Probation, student doesn’t have to sit out but they have to complete an Academic Plan of Study with their advisor who will then send an email to the Registrar’s Office @ 850.599.3115.
  2. First suspension, it’s optional if the student wants to sit out one semester without being readmitted; however, if they sit out two semesters they need to do a readmit application and complete an Academic Plan of Study with their advisor who will then submit an email to the Registrar’s Office @ 850.599.3115.
  3. Second suspension, sit out one semester and complete an Academic Plan of Study with their academic advisor. The Advisor will send an email to the Registrar’s Office @ 850.599.3115 to have hold removed.
  4. Final suspension, a student has to sit out an entire year complete an Academic Plan of Study with their advisor who will then send an email to the Registrar’s Office @ 850.599.3115.


Academic Dismissal Process

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.