Re-entry Students

After a term or more of absence, students who want to be readmitted to the college should follow the procedures below.

The application process for spring 2014 for students with a grade point average below 2.00 has come to a conclusion. Students interested in fall 2014 should submit applications as soon as possible.


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Procedures

Students can visit the Enrollment Services Center to retrieve and pay for the readmission application, or they can print and fill out the Readmission Application (pdf) and submit with payment to the Enrollment Service Center or via mail.

Readmission Deadlines

These deadlines apply to students who left the college in good standing.

Fall Semester: Aug. 7
Winter Intersession: Dec. 11
Spring Semester: Jan. 8
Summer Session 1: May 9
Summer Session 2: June 30

These deadlines may change without notification. Please contact the Office of Readmission, 718.951.5143, to confirm present deadlines.

Submission of this application does not automatically guarantee readmission to Brooklyn College.

Students must have copies of their records sent directly to the Office of the Registrar, Transfer Evaluations Office, by any institution attended since they last attended Brooklyn College.

Entering freshmen and transfer students who withdraw before the 20th day of their first term must reapply for admission through the University Processing Center, Box 359023, Brooklyn, NY 11235.

Undergraduate Students

If you fall into any of the categories below, you cannot submit a readmission application and must apply through the Office of Admissions.

  • You never attended the undergraduate division of Brooklyn College.
  • You attended only as a visiting/e-permit student.
    • Visiting/e-permit students who wish to return under the same category must reapply in the Enrollment Services Center, first floor, West Quad Center.
    • Visiting students who wish to return under a different category must apply through UAPC.
  • You wish to change your matriculation status.

Undergraduate students with a GPA under 2.00:

Readmission for students with a GPA below 2.00 only occurs during the fall and spring semesters through an appeal process.

If at the time of your initial separation from the college your academic standing did not meet the college's standards for satisfactory academic progress, you are not eligible for automatic readmission. You are required to attend a mandatory workshop and petition for readmission through the Office of Academic Standing. Based on your GPA/ service indicators, you are required to schedule a readmission workshop using the "University Workshop Invitation Network" (UWIN) online scheduling tool. To register for the workshop, please log onto BC WebCentral portal. Once logged in, click on the eServices tab, go to the "Schedule an Appointment" channel and click on the "Academic Advisement (UWIN)" link. Please e-mail the office for further information (please enter Undergraduate Readmission in the subject line). Payment receipt must be presented at the workshop.

Graduate Students

Students who have completed a master's degree or advanced certificate or attended only as a graduate nonmatriculated/nondegree student at Brooklyn College must file with the Office of Graduate Admissions in order to continue to take graduate courses.

Graduates Who Have Met the Seven-year Limit

A master's degree or advanced certificate must be completed within seven years, beginning with the student's initial registration in any course pertaining to the program. The seven-year rule applies to any admission status: matriculated, matriculated with conditions, nonmatriculated or nondegree.

Students who have been enrolled for more than seven years must submit an extension-of-time petition, and courses that were taken more than seven years ago must be evaluated and approved by the department and by CGAS.

CGAS petitions must be submitted and approved prior to begin readmitted to the college. Please visit Academic Standing to learn about the process and how to begin the petition.

Graduate Students With a GPA Under 3.00

If at the time of your initial separation from the college your academic standing did not meet the college's standards for satisfactory academic progress, you are not eligible for automatic readmission. Prior to processing your application, your department chairperson will need to approve your electronic application.

Graduate Students Who Have Been Separated From the College for Two or More Years

If two or more years have passed from your initial separation from the college, you are not eligible for automatic readmission. This rule applies to any admission status: matriculated, matriculated with conditions, nonmatriculated or nondegree. Prior to processing your application, your chairperson will need to approve your application.

Contact

Office of Readmission
P: 718.951.5143
E: readmission@brooklyn.cuny.edu