Office of Graduate Studies

Students Re-applying to Continue a Graduate Program After Absence

The Reapplying to Continue in Graduate Program After Absence Form may be used for students who skip one full semester* or more in the graduate program to which they have been admitted and enrolled.

The student's application for continuation in the graduate program will be forwarded to the corresponding program director for approval. Under certain circumstances, the program director may decide that the student needs to submit a new application for admission.

If you would like to confirm whether you can use this form or not, please call the Office of Graduate Studies at 956/665-3661 or write to

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*Fall and Spring are considered full semesters. Summer terms are not considered full semesters.