Former Student Readmission

All applicants should review the guidelines below and then follow the appropriate link at the bottom of the page before submitting an application. Filling out an incorrect application will result in forfeiture of a non-refundable application fee required for the application.

Former Student Types 

Former UGA undergraduates
Former UGA undergraduates are any students who have been enrolled previously at the University of Georgia as an undergraduate. 
Former UGA transient students
Students previously enrolled at UGA only as transients. These students must apply through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and meet UGA transfer admission requirements to become regular (i.e., UGA degree-eligible) transfer students.
Former graduate students
Students who attended UGA only as a graduate student and who wish to continue enrollment in graduate courses should contact Graduate Admissions.

Students who attended UGA only as a graduate student and who now wish to attend UGA as an undergraduate student must apply for admission through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Readmission Information for Former UGA Undergraduates

Application Dates/Deadlines

Application deadline is one business week before the first day of class for the application term

Applications are open one term prior to the application term.
Readmission is only required for former UGA undergraduates who have not been enrolled for three consecutive terms (including summer term) and those who graduated before declaring an additional major.
Readmission after dismissal
The readmission process for seeking readmission following dismissal from UGA is two-fold.
The student must:
  1. Contact the dean’s office of the college or school at UGA in which you were last enrolled.
  2. Submit a former student application before the deadline of the desired term of reenrollment; application may be submitted before the dismissal is cleared.
Note: Dismissal clearance means you are cleared to apply for readmissions, not that a student is automatically reenrolled following the clearance.
Readmission application
Important:  In order to access Athena to complete your application, you will be required to log into UGA’s two step login solution, ArchPass.  Please see this link for details.  If you have any questions about using ArchPass to access Athena, please contact EITS at 706-542-3106.

Former UGA undergraduates reapply for admission through Athena, UGA’s student information system. A UGA MyID and password is required to complete the readmission application. If you do not know your MyID, need password assistance, or do not have a MyID, please call the EITS Help Desk at 706-542-3106. 
To reapply, go to Athena and click Former UGA Undergraduate Application. Web applications are encrypted by our secure server before being transmitted over the Internet in order to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information.
If you do not plan to attend UGA during the term in which you are accepted, you will need to reapply for the desired term.

Readmission Application Links


Readmitted Former Student Information

Welcome back to UGA! Please take a moment to review the information below to ensure a smooth reinstatement process.
UGA MyID:  Official University e-mail communications are sent to your UGAMail e-mail account address (""). Your MyID account ("your_myid") is also the sign-on name that students use to access a wide range of online services at UGA, which includes access to register in Athena. If you need to create or update your MyID, go to (
Disability Resource Center: The Disability Resource Center (DRC) facilitates accommodations for student with disabilities in order to promote equal educational opportunities and an accessible academic, social, and physical environment. For more information about the services and accommodations provided by DRC, go to
FERPA: The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA, is a federal law designed to protect the privacy of education records and provide students with certain rights with respect to their education records.  The University of Georgia strives to fully comply with this law by protecting the privacy of student records and judiciously evaluating requests for release of information from these records.  FERPA authorizes the release of “Directory Information” without the student’s prior written consent under certain conditions set forth in the Act.  For more detailed information regarding FERPA, click here.
Health Forms: An online health history form must be completed prior to registration. Although a form may be on file from previous enrollment, a new form is required to update your medical records. Also, depending on your last date of attendance, you may or may not be required to complete part of the Immunization form. To access these forms, go to the Health Services website (, click “Forms”, and then click “Required Forms for New Students”. To find out if you must submit an Immunization form, call 706-542-1162. Please note: a UGA MyID is required to fill out the online Health History form.
Housing: Several options for campus housing exist for students at UGA. For more information, go to
Orientation: As a former student, you are not required to attend Orientation but are welcomed to do so if you wish to familiarize yourself with current University policies and procedures. See the Office of Undergraduate Admission’s orientation website ( for more information.
Registration: For information pertaining to the registration process, see the Registration page.
Transcripts: Your offer of admission is contingent upon your accurate representation of information and, if currently enrolled at another institution, your final academic standing at that institution. The University of Georgia reserves the right to withdraw an admission offer at any time if we receive information that, in our judgment, has a significant impact on your character or fitness for study or participation in the UGA community.
You must submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended since your most recent enrollment at UGA. It is recommended that final transcripts be received at least one month before registration or as soon as possible after readmission. Late submission of transcripts may impede your eligibility to register for classes. 
Mail transcripts to:
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions
210 South Jackson Street
Athens, Georgia 30602-1633
Verification of Lawful Presence:   Based on requirements from the Board of Regents of The University System of Georgia (Policy Manual 4.1.6), students admitted or readmitted to the University of Georgia for fall 2011 or thereafter are required to provide verification of their lawful presence in the United States before their admission or readmission to the university can be finalized. Students who file a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and are eligible for federal student aid will have their lawful presence verified as part of the FAFSA process. Students who do not submit a FAFSA or the FAFSA process does not confirm their citizenship status may submit the following for verification of lawful presence:
  • A copy of the front side of a current driver’s license issued by the state of Georgia after January 1, 2008 with an expiration date after the first day of your readmit term. A "Limited-Term" license can not be accepted as proof of lawful presence.
  • A copy of a current U.S. passport with an expiration date after the first day of your readmit term (copy must include the photo page). 
Email, Mail or fax documentation for verification of lawful presence to:
Office of the Registrar
Holmes/Hunter Academic Building
Athens, GA 30602-6113
Fax: 706-583-8162
More detailed information regarding Verification of Lawful Presence, including other options for proving lawful presence, can be found here.