Former Student

Former students who have not attended SJSU as a regular student for the past two consecutive semesters, and who have not been granted a leave of absence, must reapply for admission as a transfer applicant, complete the supplemental application, attend orientation, and meet all deadlines, conditions, and admission requirements currently in effect. Open University attendance does not qualify as regular enrollment.

Note: Former students returning that meet the upper division transfer requirements may gain admission priority by completing and obtaining departmental approval for the Petition for Re-admission as a Former Student Returning (FSR) by the posted deadline. For information regarding eligibility and completion instructions, review the Petition for Re-admission as a former Student Returning (FSR) [pdf] document. 

If you are returning following disqualification, you must first seek reinstatement (download the Reinstatement form at and complete the reinstatement process prior to submitting the Petition for Re-admission [pdf]. For information on reinstatement, visit the Reinstatement (Returning from Disqualification) page.