Reinstatement and Readmission Following Academic Disqualification

Students who have been academically disqualified should complete the steps below to be reinstated/readmitted to the university.

Step 1:
Students who have been academically disqualified should attend a Disqualified Student Workshop hosted by AACE to learn how to understand why disqualification occurred and how to be reinstated or readmitted to the university. For upcoming workshop dates and to register to attend, contact AACE at (510) 885-3621.

Step 2:
Students who have not attended CSUEB for three or fewer quarters:

Students who have not attended CSUEB for four or more quarters:

If you have questions about submitting the forms above or if you are unsure what courses specifically to retake to raise your GPA above a 2.0, schedule an appointment with a counselor.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How did I become academically disqualified?

Undergraduate students who fall below a 2.0 campus and/or cumulative grade point average (GPA) are placed on Academic Probation; students are Academically Disqualified if the GPA falls below probation levels shown on the chart below.


Student Academic Level
Student LevelQuarter Units EarnedGood Standing
Campus & Cumulative GPA
Academic Probation
Campus & Cumulative GPA
Academic Disqualification
Campus or Cumulative GPA
Freshman 1 - 44  2.00 or above 1.50 - 1.99 GPA  1.49 GPA or below
Sophomore 45 - 89  2.00 or above 1.70 - 1.99 GPA  1.69 GPA or below
Junior 90 - 134  2.00 or above 1.85 - 1.99 GPA  1.84 GPA or below
Senior 135 or more  2.00 or above 1.95 - 1.99 GPA  1.94 GPA or below

2. What are the reinstatement/readmission requirements?

Students who have been academically disqualified from the university must meet the minimum reinstatement/readmission requirement of 2.00 in their Cal State East Bay and Cumulative GPA.

3. Who can help me determine what classes to take to raise my GPA?

After attending a Disqualified Student Workshop or watching the Academic Disqualification video students can schedule an appointment with a counselor.

4. Can I take classes at CSUEB to raise my GPA?

Disqualified students can repeat courses through Open University at CSUEB or at a community college.

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