Who is a Returning (Readmit) Student?

Returning students, sometimes referred to as former students or readmits, are students who have previously attended Texas State and want to return to campus to continue their studies after having been away for at least one long semester.

Returning students must reapply for admission. For guidance on how to reapply, including deadlines, refer to the steps below.

Academic Suspension

If you were asked to leave due to academic suspension, you may return after complying with the terms of the university‚Äôs suspension policy and by following the readmission criteria outlined below.

Personal Leave

If you left Texas State for personal reasons, and were gone for one long semester or more, you may return by following the readmission steps outlined below.


If you are student who is a member of the U.S. Armed Forces or National Guard and you withdrew from Texas State as a result of a call to active duty, you are eligible to return without paying the application fee, if you return within a year of being released from active duty. Please submit the Returning Military Information Form along with your DD214 form with release information or a letter from the Commander with release information.

Graduate Students

If you are a graduate student, please contact the Graduate College.

Readmission Standards

Returning students who have taken transferable course work since last enrolled must be eligible to return to all previous institutions and have a minimum 2.25 GPA in that work.

Former Pathway students who left the program early or did not earn guaranteed admission must sit out at least one long semester after the end of their contract and meet regular transfer requirements.

Ready to Apply?

If you are a former student and want to complete your degree, you must meet admission standards, complete an application for readmission, and submit required documents by the Returning (Readmit) Student deadline. Follow the steps below to be considered for readmission.

For more information, contact Anni Judkins, Assistant Director.

Application Deadlines

FallJuly 15
SpringNovember 15
SummerMay 1

Step 1

Admission Application

Complete and submit the ApplyTexas Undergraduate Readmit application by the deadline. It is important that you fill out all sections of your application completely.

Step 2

Application Fee

Pay the nonrefundable application fee of $40. An application fee waiver may be available, based on need.

NOTE: Former students who are members of the U.S. Armed Forces or National Guard, who withdrew from school as a result of a call to active duty, are eligible to have the application fee waived if returning within one year of being released from active duty (see Step 4).

Step 3

Official Transcripts

Submit official transcripts from every institution attended since last enrolling at Texas State. Transcripts may be submitted via Parchment, Naviance, or National Student Clearinghouse. You do not need to submit a Texas State transcript.

Step 4

Returning Military

Students returning after withdrawing as a result of being called to active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces or National Guard must submit the Returning Military Student Form, DD214, and transcripts from any colleges/universities attended since last being enrolled at Texas State.