You must complete a new application in order to be readmitted and have your degree conferred. Once the application is submitted, it is available to your department through the Graduate Admission System. After the program has added their readmission recommendation, the Graduate College will update your student account. You will be readmitted under the current academic catalog, and as part of your readmission, you will be required to meet all current degree requirements.
Online Application The application is designed primarily for persons applying for initial admission to a degree program. There are some form requirements that will not pertain to you, so this letter serves as a guide to assist you in working around those requirements.
Begin on Step 1: Create Your Account. Once you have an account created, select the application and complete your information. On the next page, select the Graduate Degree Seeking Application under “Graduate Admissions.” Please note - you ARE completing a new application. If your initial application was completed online, you will find previous information pre-populating some of the fields. Review the application carefully and add/update any information which needs to change, corrected, or added. Be sure to enter your Ohio University PID number in the appropriate box.
On page 2 of the application under the header “Application Information” select “This is NOT my first application…” and “reapplying to complete a degree…. “ The reapplication fee is $25.
If you have a social security number, that is essential to ensuring that information from this application is loaded into your existing student record. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to provide it. The SSN field is found under Funding on the second page. You will need to check “Yes” to one of the two questions there to expose the SSN field.
On page 3, select your degree program. If the program you are trying to complete is not available for selection, please save and exit the application and contact your department for assistance in identifying a new program for readmission.
Select your new application term from the terms available in the application. Not all programs admit every term, so it is possible that the term you wish may not be open for selection. If you do not find your desired readmission term listed, please contact Dr. Katherine Tadlock at the Graduate College – firstname.lastname@example.org or at 740.593.2860. Be sure to include your PID number in any email or voice mail message. Please do NOT select an admission term that is not your desired term of entry.
On page 4, if you already have a letter of readmission, please upload a copy of that to the application on page 4 under Supporting Materials: Other Supplemental Materials. If you do not yet have a letter of readmission, you are encouraged to upload an updated resume and a statement regarding your readmission request under respective upload options (Resume, Statement).
Under Potential Academic Advisor, list your advisor or thesis/dissertation chair person.
On page 5, be sure that your academic history is correct. You must list all institutions previously and currently attended, including Ohio University. If you have attended any other colleges or universities after admission to your degree program, you will need to provide transcripts from those institutions.
Test information is not required unless you have been advised by your academic department to submit any new information.
On page 6, the application form requires text in the recommender names, e-mail addresses, a selection of whether or not you are waiving access to recommendations. If your program has advised you that they want you to submit letters of support, you can provide names of those persons here. If you have not been asked to submit recommendations or support letters, please mark the Online Recommendation option box “No” and enter “Not” and “Required” for first/last names, and email@example.com for the e-mail addresses. Failure to enter text will prevent you from completing the application.
Complete pages 7 and/or 8 if they apply to you. On page 9, answer the felony questions. On page 10, review the information and complete the signature box. Your application cannot be modified in any way once it has been submitted, so please be sure it is complete and accurate before you select “submit and pay.” When you are ready to proceed, select submit and pay. On the payment processing page you will see the payment amount in the Invoice box. If the amount is not $25, please return to the second page and be sure you have selected the Application Information option “reapplying to complete a degree.” Once you confirm that, if you continue to see an invoice amount that is not $25, please save and exit the application and contact Nikole Morris in the Graduate College. Ms. Morris can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 740/597/2599. If you submit the incorrect application fee we cannot refund any overpayment. If you encounter difficulty with the system accepting your credit card, please review the Application & Admissions FAQ page for suggestions.
- Changes to your name, birth date or social security number must be reported to the Office of the Registrar in order to update your student account. This application will not modify those existing records.
- Updates in classification as a resident of Ohio for tuition purposes are not automatic. If you were classified as a non-resident of Ohio for tuition purposes at the time of your last registration, that classification will remain effective unless you petition for a reclassification review. You will find information, deadlines, and the petition form online.