Readmissions Policy

Per Coded Memo ASA-2016-29Military service members and veterans who were absent from Fresno State for service in the Armed Forces are eligible for prompt readmission to the same program or course of study based on the following:

  • The absence is due to military service in the Armed Forces, including the National Guard or Reserves.

  • The service member or veteran provides the designated campus office with either:

    • Advance verbal or written notice that the need for a leave of absence is due to military service; or,

    • Documentation, which the student may provide at the time of readmission, establishing that their absence was due to service in the Armed Forces of the United States. 

The service member or veteran must notify Fresno State‚Äôs Veterans Resource Center of the intent to re-enroll.  Students must be readmitted to the same academic program, with the same academic standing, that they were in at the time the absence began.

Eligibility for readmission under the terms of the HEOA terminates upon any of the following events: 

  • Being separated from the Armed Forces with a dishonorable discharge

  • Being dismissed as permitted under section 1161(a) of title 10, United States Code

  • Being dropped from the rolls pursuant to section 1161(b) of title 10, United States Code

If you would like to submit documentation to request readmission or need more information regarding the requirements, please contact the Veterans Resource Center at 559-278-6036 or  For more frequently asked questions regarding this policy, click here.