Disqualified students must demonstrate improved academic performance (raise GPA) by completing additional coursework through Open University at CI. To be considered for reinstatement, disqualified students must have:

  • CI GPA must be at a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Cumulative GPA must be at a minimum 2.0 GPA

Steps for Reinstatement

  1. Take classes through Open University  and community college if applicable.
  2. Reapply to the university in advance through Cal State Apply, by November 30th for fall or August 31st for spring.
  3. Raise your GPA to a 2.0; use the CSUCI GPA calculator for assistance.
  4. Submit a Petition for Reinstatement to the Academic Appeals Board  by published deadline – 3 weeks prior to preceding semester and include the following:
    1. Documentation of hardship or circumstances that led to deficient grades. (if applicable)
    2. Transcript(s) if completed coursework at another school (can be unofficial transcript)
    3. A letter addressed to the Academic Appeals Board. 

Note:  Students will be informed on reinstatement decisions by the Academic Appeals Board.

Please refer to Reinstatement website for more details.