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Readmission to UCR


student with laptopIf your student status lapsed because you stopped attending UCR, did not pay your fees and/or enroll before the end of the third week of the term, or were dismissed from the university, you will need to file a Readmission Application before you will be allowed to resume your education at UCR.  You will also need to submit a Readmission Application if you have been absent from UCR for one or more terms and wish to file an Application to Graduate for a future term, even if you do not intend to take any additional classes at UCR to complete your graduation requirements (Graduation in Absentia).

In order to readmit, please follow the steps below:

  1. Pick up and file your completed Readmission Applicationat the appropriate college office below:
    1. If you wish to major in sciences or math upon resuming your education at UCR you should pick up a readmit application from the CNAS Undergraduate Academic Advising Center.
    2. If you wish to major in the humanities, arts or social sciences upon resuming your education at UCR you should pick up a readmit application from the CHASS Student Academic Affairs Office.
    3. If you wish to major in engineering or computer science upon resuming your education at UCR you should pick up a readmit application from the BCOE Student Academic Affairs Office.
  2. Along with your Readmission Application, make sure to submit unofficial transcripts from all other academic institutions, including University of California, Riverside Extension, where you completed coursework during your absence from UCR.
  3. Watch your e-mail for requests for additional information and return responses or requested documents as soon as possible.
  4. Await the decision of the Associate Dean.  Students who stopped attending UCR or were dismissed from the university will need to meet the appropriate readmission criteria in order to gain eligibility to readmit. Students who wish to readmit to CNAS must meet the criteria below:
    1. Students must have a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA.  Learn more about how you can raise your GPA to a 2.0 or higher to qualify for Readmission.
    2. Students with more than 75 earned units must readmit to a declared major
    3. Students who wish to readmit to a new major, one they were not declared in at the time of their lapse, must meet the appropriate Change of Major criteria.
    4. Students who have more than 75 earned units, including any units earned at other institutions of higher learning, are no longer eligible to readmit as "Undeclared" but must be readmitted to a declared major.
    5. Students who wish to readmit into UCR after being dismissed from the University may also be required to meet in person with the appropriate Associate Dean.
  5. If your Readmission Application is approved you will then need to pick up your approved form from the appropriate Associate Dean's office and submit it to the Highlander One Stop Shop in the Student Services Building.  You will also need to submit a nonrefundable reapplication fee of $70.00 along with your approved Readmission Application.  Once the Registrar's Office has processed your form they will generate an electronic enrollment package for you and send it to you via e-mail.

Deadlines for Readmission Applications

Please remember that the courses you took and grades you earned will be reviewed for readmission consideration. If your final transcripts will not be ready before the Readmission Application deadline, please make sure to submit your Readmission Application by the deadline below and submit your transcripts as soon as they are complete.

  • August 15th for Fall quarter readmission
  • November 15th for Winter quarter readmission
  •  February 15th for Spring quarter readmission

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Advising Center Information

CNAS Undergraduate Academic Advising
1223 Pierce Hall

Regular office hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am- 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Tel: (951) 827-7294 or (951) 827-3102
Fax: (951) 827-2243 or (951) 827-2798
E-mail: cnasstudent@ucr.edu

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