Are you looking to return to a graduate program you have previously enrolled in? You may be eligible for our streamlined Readmission Application.

Degree-seeking students who meet the following criteria are able to apply for readmission:

  • Were admitted to a UAB Graduate Degree-Seeking Program within the last five years, and
  • Have registered for and successfully passed at least one graduate course at UAB after being admitted to a UAB Graduate Degree-Seeking Program BUT have not registered for courses for one academic year (3 semesters) or more, and
  • Have not attended any other university or college in the interim, and
  • Wish to return to the graduate program to which they were previously admitted
  • Readmitted students must meet the degree requirements operative at the time of readmission.

To be considered for readmission, students must complete an application. After indicating the program you are applying to and starting your application, you can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to have previous submission materials attached to your readmission application.

If your program does not have a specific application deadline, the Graduate School has the below standard application deadline dates. 

SemesterDegree Seeking Applicant DeadlineNon-Degree Seeking and Readmission Applicant Deadline
Summer 2022 May 1, 2022 June 20, 2022
Fall 2022 August 1, 2022 August 18, 2022
Spring 2023 December 1, 2022 January 1, 2023