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Returning Students

Readmission is an easy process for undergraduate students who previously attended UWF. Welcome back home!

Am I a Returning Student?

You are a Returning Student if:

  • you were previously enrolled as a degree seeking student and were not in attendance at UWF for three or more consecutive academic semesters (including summer semester)
  • you graduated UWF from an undergraduate degree program and:
    • you want to take additional undergraduate classes
    • you want to earn an additional Bachelor's degree

Not a Returning Student?

Apply as a freshman or transfer degree-seeking student, or as a non-degree student.

Enrolled Fall 2012 or After?

Readmission and Excess Hour Surcharge

Excess hours are any number of credit hours taken in excess of a student's baccalaureate degree program in which they are enrolled. To learn more, visit the Registrar's Excess Hours information. As legislated by Florida Statutes, Section 1009.286, students who break continuous enrollment after fall 2012 by not enrolling for two consecutive semesters and not registering for the third consecutive semester before the first day of that term will be subject to an Excess Hour Surcharge. Students readmitted between Fall 2012 and Spring 2019 will be subject to the 110% credit hour threshold and 100% surcharge; students readmitted from Summer 2019 forward will be subject to the 120% credit hour threshold and 100% surcharge.

A.A. Forgiveness and Excess Hour Surcharge

The A.A. Forgiveness Policy does not exclude attempted credit hours from the Excess Hour Surcharge. All courses attempted at UWF before transferring to another Florida Public Institution for A.A. degree completion and all credit hours transferred back to UWF, included in the A.A. degree, will count as attempted hours. Learn more about Excess Hours.