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Former East Carolina University students who have not been enrolled at ECU for a minimum of two consecutive academic years (four semesters, summer sessions excluded) may request readmission under the Forgiveness Policy. Such requests must be submitted on the application for readmission according to application deadline dates. Students who have been enrolled at another regionally accredited college or university since their last enrollment at East Carolina University must possess a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA in order to be eligible to return to East Carolina University. Official transcripts must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and indicate that a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average has been earned.
Students readmitted to East Carolina University under the Forgiveness Policy will have their ECU-based GPAs recalculated excluding all previous coursework in which a failing grade (F, or WF) was received.
Students returning under the Forgiveness Policy will return under one of the following classifications:
A student may only take advantage of the readmission under the Forgiveness Policy one time.
consideration for degrees with distinction, all ECU grades, including those
earned prior to readmission under the forgiveness rule, will be included in
should be aware that the Readmission under Forgiveness Rule is an ECU rule that
is not recognized in the US Department of Education's calculation of financial
aid eligibility. Students who plan to apply to or receive financial aid should
contact the financial aid office. Cashier accounts must be cleared of any
outstanding balance, if any, prior to registration for the term of readmission>
should also be aware that a substantial tuition surcharge may be applied in accordance
with the rules established by the Board of Governors or other appropriate