Students who previously attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison, but have not been enrolled in courses for a semester or more, are considered reentry students. The primary admission consideration for reentry students is your academic record while previously enrolled at UW–Madison. If you are interested in returning to UW–Madison as an undergraduate student, please review the following requirements and expectations for readmission.
You may apply with the Reentry Application starting on the following dates, which is one year before the start of classes:
Applying as a First Undergraduate Degree Reentry Student
If you are applying to earn a First Undergraduate degree, please note the application deadline is the end of the second week of instruction. Decisions are completed on a rolling basis, but please allow up to six weeks for a decision.
To guarantee an early enrollment appointment for the term you are applying for, we encourage you to complete the application (and submit transcripts, if applicable) by the following deadlines:
Applying as a Second Undergraduate Degree Reentry Student
If you are applying to earn a Second Undergraduate degree:
|Fall Term||February 2||End of April|
|Spring Term||October 1||End of December|
• Students last enrolled Fall 2010 or later: Access application through My UW using your NetIDSecond Undergraduate Degree: Apply using the UW-System Electronic Application
• Students last enrolled prior to Fall 2010: Access application through My Info
Deans Approval: Please note if you were previously dropped, suspended, or on academic probation, you must contact your Dean for readmission approval.
If you participated in a semester-long study abroad program sponsored by a university other than UW–Madison, you will need to apply for readmission. If you are participating in a summer or winterim program, you do not need to apply for reentry.