Welcome Returning Students!
We are glad that you are interested in returning to Fresno State! We recommend you meet with an academic counselor at the University Advising Center prior to beginning your application. You may complete the request form below or you may contact the University Advising Center at 559.278.1787 to schedule an appointment.
The application period is October 1 - January 17 for Fall Admission. To apply, please visit: www.calstate.edu/apply
I've been out for one semester
If you have been out for one semester, you may log into your Fresno State Student Portal and register at the appointed time. Note: Registration time is November for Spring courses and April for Fall courses.
You must reapply back to the university if you have been out for more than one semester.
Undergraduate Students in Good Academic Standing
Former Fresno State students who left in good academic standing and are seeking readmission after an absence of two consecutive or more semesters (summer not included) must reapply for admissions at Cal State Apply. Fall application period is October 1 - January 17.
If a returning student attended another college or institution after their last semester at Fresno State, official transcripts from those schools must be submitted.
For further information regarding admissions criteria for undergraduate students, please visit Admissions & Recruitment: http://fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/are/returning.html.
Academically Disqualified Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who were academically disqualified from Fresno State and are seeking readmission to the university must reapply at Cal State Apply and complete and submit the Readmission Petition for Disqualified Students.
Students who were academically disqualified from Fresno State are not eligible to reapply for admissions for at least two semesters following their disqualification. The following criteria must be completed to be eligible for readmission:
- Students must complete all lower division General Education (GE) requirements.
- If all lower division GE courses have been met, a student must complete a minimum of 6 units towards degree progress that are major or career related before reapplying.
- Students must demonstrate academic success in courses taken through Fresno State Open University or any other regionally accredited institutions. A student’s overall transfer work after disqualification must be at least a 2.50 GPA and the student must be in good academic standing at the last institution attended.
For further information regarding admissions criteria for academically disqualified undergraduate students, please visit Admissions & Recruitment: http://fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/are/returning.html.
Request to see an Academic Counselor
Note: You will be contacted within 2 business days regarding an appointment.