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Returning Students

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

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Readmission is for previous degree-seeking UWF students who have not attended for three or more semesters, including summer, who wish to continue earning a bachelor's degree. It is also for alumni wanting to pursue a second UWF bachelor's.

Apply for Readmission

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Reinstatement is the readmission process for students wanting to return from academic suspension. 

Apply for Reinstatement

Submit Your New Transcripts

If you attended any other institution(s) while away from UWF, you are required to have your missing transcript(s) sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions after submitting your application.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to request official transcripts be sent to UWF Undergraduate Admissions from every college and university attended.

Receipt time: UWF receives your transcripts about five to seven business days after you submit a formal transcript request to the institution(s) you have attended.

Contact the Records/Registrar's Office from all previously attended colleges/universities to request that transcript(s) be sent to UWF Undergraduate Admissions.

Colleges can send official transcripts via:

  • Electronic submission from Florida public institutions
  • Email:
  • Mail: UWF Undergraduate Admissions, 11000 University Parkway, Building 18, Pensacola, FL 32514

Transcripts or academic records bearing the statement "Issued to Student," submitted by the applicant, or faxed by the applicant are not considered official. All transcripts become the sole property of the University. If necessary, request that your current name and Social Security Number be added to the transcript.

Enrolled Fall 2012 or Later?

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.

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.