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Re-entry Following Academic Suspension

This process is for students who have not attended UW Oshkosh for at least one semester (not including the summer term). If you were recently suspended and have not yet sat out for one semester, please email for information on your next steps.

To Apply for Re-entry From Suspension: 

Previously suspended students must submit the following materials to apply for re-entry from suspension:

  • An online re-entry application
    • No application fee is required for re-entry students who have completed coursework at UW Oshkosh as a degree-seeking, undergraduate student
    • Please be sure to list any universities or colleges you have attended since leaving UW Oshkosh
  • An Appeal for Re-entry from Suspension form
    • If you would prefer a paper copy of the form, please e-mail
  • Official transcripts from any universities or colleges you have attended since leaving UW Oshkosh
  • A written statement, addressing the following prompts:
    • The specific difficulties you faced the last time you attended UW Oshkosh that contributed to
      your suspension (if extenuating circumstances are noted supporting documentation must be
    • The steps you have already taken and/or will take to remedy the situation for next term. Include
      any relevant documentation of services that you utilized while you were suspended and/or are
      planning to use if your appeal is approved.
    • Your specific and detailed academic plan.

These items can be delivered in person to the Admissions Office (Dempsey 135) or mailed to:

UW Oshkosh Admissions
PO Box 2423
Oshkosh, WI 54903-2423

Re-entry students do not need to provide transcripts, unless they have attended another institution after their enrollment at UW Oshkosh.


Suspension Appeal Deadlines

Your appeal for re-entry from suspension should be received by the admissions office by:

  • July 15 for the fall semester*
  • Dec. 15 for the spring semester*

*The Admissions Office will continue to accept application materials after these posted deadlines, but can not guarantee that an appeal received after these dates will be reviewed.


The Admissions Decision

An Academic Advising Review Committee will make the admissions decision regarding your appeal for re-entry based on your prior academic record, information you provide in making your appeal and any supporting documentation you submit.


Already Admitted?

Click here to view the steps you need to take after your application has been processed and you are re-admitted to the University.

UW Oshkosh Admissions
800 Algoma Boulevard
135 Dempsey Hall
Oshkosh, WI 54901


Hours of Operation:
M-F 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


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