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Readmission to EKU

Eastern Kentucky University welcomes former students to return and complete additional coursework to complete a degree, enhance a skillset, prepare for entrance to a Graduate or Professional program or deepen their knowledge in an area of interest. 

Students that have previously attended Eastern Kentucky University that would like to register for additional undergraduate courses should reveiw the information below to determine the process for readmission.  Graduate students should contact the EKU Graduate School for assistance.

Students with an EKU GPA of a 2.0 or higher, but have not yet earned a degree:

  • If more than four total fall and spring semesters have passed before the semester you wish to enroll in, please submit a new application.  Once readmitted, your application will be matched to your previous student records
  • If less than four total fall and spring semesters have passed, you have an active student status. Please contact University Advising to register for classes. Please check the Registraton & Advising Dates Schedule for addtional information.

Students with a degree from EKU:

Please submit a new application. You can choose to be a 2nd bachelor's degree-seeking, certificate-seeking, non-degree seeking student, or if you are currently attending another university, you can choose Visiting student status.

Students with an EKU GPA of 1.5-1.99:

Please contact the Office of the Registrar for additonal guidance: 1-859-622-2320 or 

Students with have an EKU GPA of less than 1.5:

Please follow the procedures from the Office of the Registrar to submit a Petition for Readmission.  If you have any questions about the readmission process, please contact the Office of the Registrar directly: 1-859-622-2320 or

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