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University Advising Center

Welcome Returning Students!

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We are glad that you are interested in returning to Fresno State!  We recommend you meet with an academic counselor at the University Advising Center prior to beginning your application.  You may complete the request form below or you may contact the University Advising Center at 559.278.1787 to schedule an appointment.

For further information regarding admissions criteria or application status, please visit Admissions & Recruitment: http://fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/are/returning.html.  If you need assistance in completing the application, there are workshops being offered: https://studentaffairs.fresnostate.edu/are/index.html

For application dates and to apply, please visit: www.calstate.edu/apply

If you have been out for one semester, you may log into your Fresno State Student Portal and register at the appointed time. Note: Registration time is November for Spring courses and April for Fall courses.  

You must reapply back to the university if you have been out for more than one semester.

Former Fresno State students who left in good academic standing and are seeking readmission after an absence of two consecutive or more semesters (summer not included) must reapply for admissions at Cal State Apply

If a returning student attended another college or institution after their last semester at Fresno State, official transcripts from those schools must be submitted.

For further information regarding admissions criteria for undergraduate students, please visit Admissions & Recruitment: http://fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/are/returning.html.

An undergraduate student who has been academically disqualified from Fresno State and is seeking readmission to the university must reapply at Cal State Apply. We recommend you contact the University Advising Center at (559) 278-1787 to meet with an Academic Counselor to review the Steps for Readmission.

Students who were academically disqualified from Fresno State are not eligible to reapply for admissions for at least two semesters following their disqualification. The following criteria must be completed to be eligible for readmission:

Undergraduate students who were academically disqualified from Fresno State and are seeking readmission to the university must meet all eligibility criteria below:

1. Must wait a minimum of 2 semesters before re-applying to Fresno State. 

2. Complete all lower-division General Education (GE) requirements before reapplying. Students who have already completed lower division GE courses before being academically disqualified must complete a minimum of 6 units of degree-applicable course work.

3. Have graded coursework of a minimum 2.50 gpa (meet with counselor to determine by when).

4. Complete at least 6 or more units, using a combination of either major or General Education (GE) courses, through Fresno State Open University, or any other regionally accredited institution. 

5. Students who wish to return and pursue a different major must meet the impaction criteria for that major if there is such criteria. If they are returning to the same major, there is a possibility of readmission without meeting the impaction criteria.  However, all readmission is at the discretion of the department and/or program. Any returning student who has 60 or more units must declare a major, even if they left Fresno State as undeclared. 

For further information regarding admissions criteria for academically disqualified undergraduate students, please visit Admissions & Recruitment at http://fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/are/returning.html. Criteria is subject to change. 

 

Request to see an Academic Counselor

Note: You will be contacted within 2 business days regarding an appointment.