Returning Students

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, attend orientation, and meet all deadlines, conditions, and admission requirements currently in effect. Open University attendance does not qualify as regular enrollment.

For more information please visit the admissions webpage for Former Student Returning


Former Student Returning Petition [pdf]

Reinstatement Forms for Disqualified Students 

If you are returning following disqualification, two forms are required. You must first seek reinstatement (download the Reinstatement form at Additionally, the Re-Admission Petition must be completed prior to submitting an application for admission.

Reinstatement Petition

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