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New Start Program

The New Start program is offered to students who wish to return to Illinois State after being away for a minimum of one year and who left with less than a 2.0 grade point average. 

New Start offers students many benefits upon their return. Most significantly, it allows students to begin a NEW cumulative grade point average upon readmission into the University. To discuss your eligibility to return via the New Start Program, contact University College at (309) 438-3217.

New Start Application Deadlines

Term of Enrollment Priority Filing Period Application Deadline Supporting Document Deadline
Spring April 1 - August 1 As space permits* As space permits*
Summer or Fall September 1 - January 1 May 1 June 1
2017-11-01T16:59:28.833-05:00 2017