Readmission - Former Students Returning (FSR)

Readmission is the process of reapplying to the next available application cycle through CSU Apply and it is dependent on meeting all eligibility criteria.

Those that are intending to return to SJSU whether in good academic standing or disqualified are encouraged to submit the Readmission Petition. This petition process is based upon University Policy F12-7 ( which outlines enrollment priorities for Former Students Returning (FSR). Former Students Returning may complete and submit this petition by the deadlines stated on the petition found on the Office of Registrar's website in order to receive priority consideration for admission prior to impaction processing for the term indicated by department administration.


  1. Have previously enrolled at SJSU as a fully admitted and matriculated student. (Students who have completed Open University units only are not eligible.) PLEASE NOTE: Students who left SJSU due to disqualification must complete the reinstatement process prior to submitting this petition.
  2. Submit an application and application fee for admission by the deadline to apply via CSU Apply ( for the term indicated on this petition. No exceptions.
  3. Complete all the required steps for admission by the published deadlines for the term indicated. For example, transcripts must be submitted, intent to enroll must be completed, orientation must be attended, etc.

For the most up to date readmission information for former students returning, please visit Admissions website.

Former Students Returning - Disqualified
Former Students Returning - Probation
Former Students Returning - Good Standing