Readmission to UC San Diego

If you have not been enrolled in classes at UC San Diego for two full quarters, you must apply for readmission. The Readmission Application is available at the Registrar's office or online.   Please see below for additional paperwork and deadlines specific to your circumstances.

Readmission Quarter
Application Deadline
Fall Quarter August 18, 2017
Winter Quarter Friday, Week 5 of  Fall Quarter
Spring Quarter Friday, Week 5 of Winter Quarter

Deadlines are strictly enforced by the colleges; no exceptions will be made.

*Please note that Tuberculosis (TB) screening is a university admission requirement for all newly readmitted students. Visit the Student Health Services website for detailed instructions to clear the requirement so that you can avoid a hold on your record and enroll in classes in a timely manner.

Click on your situation for further instructions:

You voluntarily left UC San Diego in good academic standing

  1. Complete the Readmission Application on TritonLink no later than the end of the application filing period.
  2. If you left the University in good academic standing, a review by the Academic Advising office is not required.
  3. Check the Virtual Advising Center and the e-mail account you listed on your Readmission Application for any requests for information and/or updates from Academic Advising.
  4. Enroll in your courses and pay your registration fees before the payment deadline.

You left UC San Diego with a hold placed by the Dean of Student Affairs

  • Contact TMC Student Affairs at (858) 534-4390 to inquire about any conditions that must be fulfilled to have the hold lifted.
  • Complete the Readmission Application on TritonLink no later than the end of the application filing period.
  • Enroll in your courses and pay your registration fees before the payment deadline.

You voluntarily left UC San Diego on Academic Probation or Subject to Disqualification

  1. Complete the Readmission Application on TritonLink no later than the end of the application filing period.
  2. The Registrar's Office will forward your application to Academic Advising for review. 
  3. Check the Virtual Advising Center for any requests for information and/or updates from Academic Advising.
  4. Once your Readmission Application has been approved by Academic Advising, read your Academic Directive on the "Academic Notice" tab on the Virtual Advising Center 
  5. Clear any other holds and update your contact information on TritonLink.
  6. Enroll in your courses and pay your registration fees before the payment deadline.

You were dismissed from UC San Diego for failing to meet the Entry Level Writing Requirement

  1. Show proof of completion of at least one college level composition course as well as papers written for the course to the Basic Writing Program (858-534-6177).
  2. Take and pass the Redemption Exam.
  3. Complete the Readmission Application on TritonLink no later than the end of the application filing period.
  4. The Registrar's Office will forward your application to Academic Advising for review.
  5. Check the Virtual Advising Center for any requests for information and/or updates from Academic Advising.
  6. Follow the appeals process outlined in the next section if you were also dismissed for academic performance.
  7. Clear any holds and update your contact information on TritonLink.
  8. Enroll in your courses and pay your registration fees before the payment deadline.

You were academically disqualified from UC San Diego

  1. Review the Readmission after Disqualification information from the UC San Diego website.
  2. Submit the College Readmission Evaluation Form and all required documents to Academic Advising no later than two weeks prior to the end of the University's readmission application filing period noted on TritonLink.
  3. Check the Virtual Advising Center for any requests for information and/or updates from Academic Advising.
  4. If your request for Readmission is approved by the College, you must:
    • Clear any financial, academic, and/or disciplinary holds.
    • Complete the University’s Readmission Application on TritonLink no later than the end of the application filing period.
    • Read your Academic Notice on the "Academic Notice" tab on the Virtual Advising Center.
    • Enroll in your courses and pay your registration fees before the payment deadline.
    • Send all official transcripts to the UC San Diego Admissions Office for official posting to your Academic History on TritonLink if you have attended another college or university since your academic disqualification.