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. 

Typically, this is the date by which your application fee must be paid and your application submitted. Supporting materials, such as recommendations or transcripts, will continue to be accepted after this deadline for most programs.

SemesterDegree Seeking Applicant DeadlineNon-Degree Seeking and Readmission Applicant Deadline
Spring 2023 December 1, 2022 January 1, 2023
Summer 2023 May 1, 2023 June 19, 2023
Fall 2023 August 1, 2023 August 14, 2023