Previous Illinois Students

If you're a previous Illinois student interested in returning as a DGS student, begin the re-entry process here.

Am I Eligible?

  • You must have completed no more than 4 semesters of full-time enrollment at Illinois (or when combining Illinois enrollment with regular-semester enrollment at other institutions).
  • You must have completed no more than 48 hours at Illinois (or when combining your hours at Illinois with your hours at any other school).

Re-Entry Process

  • Prepare your application essays:
    • Please explain what you have been doing since you left the University of Illinois (education, employment, etc.).
    • What are your academic and career objectives? Why have you made these choices?
    • If you left Illinois on academic probation or were not permitted to return, what adjustments have you made in your personal, social, or economic situations that have improved your chances for academic success?
  • Fill out our re-enrty applicaion.
  • Submit official transcripts to Re-Entry Processing (Illini Union Bookstore, Floor 5, 807 South Wright Street, Champaign, IL 61820).
  • Please note that all holds (such as McKinley Medical Clearance, Financial Aid, Collections, Disciplinary, and Immunization) must be cleared before a reentry application can be officially approved.  

Re-Entry Application Deadlines for Division of General Studies

 Application Period
Summer February 1 - April 30
Fall March 1 - July 15
Spring October 1 - November 30

 

Re-Entry Process for Other Colleges

College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
College of Applied Health Sciences
College of Business
College of Education
College of Engineering
College of Fine and Applied Arts
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

College of Media
School of Social Work: Contact the School of Social Work at 217-333-2261