Former Student

Former Students Returning (FSR) to SJSU

Former students who have not attended SJSU as a regular student for the past two consecutive semesters, and who have not been granted a leave of absence, must reapply for admission, attend orientation, and meet all deadlines, conditions, and admission requirements currently in effect. Open University attendance does not qualify as regular enrollment.

Note: Former students returning that meet the upper division transfer requirements may gain admission priority by completing and obtaining departmental approval for the Petition for Re-Admission as a Former Student Returning (FSR). For information regarding eligibility and completion instructions, download the Petition for Re-Admission as a former Student Returning (FSR)

If you are returning following disqualification, two forms are required. You must first seek reinstatement (download the Reinstatement form at Additionally, the Re-Admission Petition must be completed prior to submitting an application for admission.